A mix of in-person and online learning may boost student performance, reduce anxiety

Before online learning existed, the traditional lecture was the only option for college courses. Students who skipped class risked missing valuable information. Researchers found that online content accompanied by weekly class meetings — a ‘blended’ course format — may improve performance in students at risk for failing. In addition, fewer students withdrew from the blended format class.
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Critical plant gene takes unexpected detour that could boost biofuel yields

For decades, biologists have believed a key enzyme in plants had one function — produce amino acids, which are vital to plant survival and also essential to human diets. But it turns out this enzyme does more than advertised. Researchers ran a series of experiments on poplar plants that consistently revealed mutations in a structure of the life-sustaining enzyme that was not previously known to exist.
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Tesla gets a boost after Elon Musk says it should meet its Model 3 production goal this month

  1. Tesla gets a boost after Elon Musk says it should meet its Model 3 production goal this month  Business Insider
  2. Elon Musk got emotional at Tesla’s shareholder meeting and had something for everyone  Quartz
  3. Tesla shares pop after positive Model 3 production comments from Musk at shareholder meeting  CNBC
  4. Elon Musk is still Tesla’s chairman and there’s a free Autopilot trial coming  CNET
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Iran steps up pressure with plan to boost uranium enrichment capacity

  1. Iran steps up pressure with plan to boost uranium enrichment capacity  Yahoo News
  2. Exclusive: Under US pressure, EIB balks at EU plan to work in Iran  Reuters
  3. Iran Just Threatened, Again, to Murder Nine Million Israelis  Townhall
  4. Time for reality check on Iran  The Australian
  5. Israel’s Netanyahu Urges Germany to Help Curb Iran  Wall Street Journal
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Iran Is Getting Ready to Boost Uranium Enrichment in Case Nuclear Deal Fails

  1. Iran Is Getting Ready to Boost Uranium Enrichment in Case Nuclear Deal Fails  Newsweek
  2. Iran to inform IAEA of start of process to boost uranium enrichment capacity: ISNA  Reuters
  3. Khamenei orders uranium enrichment preparations as Iran nuclear deal frays  CNN
  4. Netanyahu Is in Europe as Trump’s Lobbyist-in-chief  Haaretz
  5. Israel’s Netanyahu Urges Germany to Help Curb Iran  Wall Street Journal
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