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Why Is Hands-On Education So Vital For Students?

The improvements made in the past years in consumer technology have meant that more and more people now have access to smartphones, tablets, notebooks and other affordable portable devices. It is not uncommon to come across children using a parent’s phone or tablet rather than taking part in other creative and physical activities. While this [...]

Simple saliva test to diagnose scoliosis

Urban legend has it that kids carrying heavy backpacks to one side will develop scoliosis (curvature of the spine).  Whilst there is no connection to backpacks and scoliosis, it is a condition that affects 2-3% of the US population.  Scoliosis is a three dimensional deformity of the spine.  Remember those school physicals where the Nurse […]

By Joanna | Biology . Medical Education