05 avril 2019

Testing kit or ban? How universities are tackling student drug use

The GuardianStudent drug use is rising. Some universities are using harm reduction techniques – others are clamping down altogether. More...

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03 avril 2019

Breaking the Tech Addiction

It’s important to recognize that this technology is not all bad. Smartphones, tablets, and laptops have revolutionized the way we communicate and receive information. This revolution has had dramatic implications across many different fields, including the field of education. More...

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02 avril 2019

Activists Target Tufts Over Opioid Ties

HomeBy Greg Toppo. Tufts University is being targeted by a digital activist group protesting the role of pharmaceutical firms in the U.S.’s opioid epidemic and the firms' support of educational and cultural institutions. More...

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26 mars 2019

Drugs That Speak To You

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Drugs That Speak To You
I have spoken on numerous occasions of fishing rods that teach you to fish and strawberry jam that gives instructions on the manufacture and use of the product. Learning, I said, would be embedded in everyday fixtures and devices the way writing is today. The devices would use RFID and content would be located via a distributed learning resources network. More...

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09 mars 2019

Face à l'accélération du travail, les dopants servent de béquille chimique

Focus RH - Gestion de carrière et évolution professionnelleLe dopage ne concerne pas uniquement le monde du sport professionnel. La France se situe parmi les tous premiers pays consommateurs de médicaments psychotropes avec près d’un Français sur 4 qui y a recours chaque année ; elle est aussi dans le peloton de tête pour l’alcool, le cannabis et le tabac. Plus...

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04 mars 2019

Sugar high: the yeast that can be used to brew cannabis, not beer

The GuardianScientists develop GM strain that can produce cannabinoid compounds with addition of sugar. More...

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Student over-draught: visiting Europe's first university microbrewery

The GuardianThe student-run brewery at Newcastle University aims to help the north-east’s industry become a little greener. More...

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'I'm not spending money on that': the rise of the teetotal student

The GuardianUniversities are seeing an increase in teetotal clubs and alcohol-free accommodation. Why are students drinking less. More...

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Tobacco firms not paying fair share of UK corporation tax – report

The GuardianGlobal tobacco companies should be paying more UK corporation tax, according to a report that claims they are not contributing their fair share despite making massive profits. More...

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03 mars 2019

I Need to Know: ‘My friend is using ice and smoking pot. What do I do?’

The ConversationWorking out what to do when you are worried about a friend who is using drugs can be tricky. Just asking the question shows what a supportive friend you are and that’s a very good start. More...

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