As higher education institutions worldwide transition to new methods of instruction, including the use of more pre-recorded videos, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many observers are concerned that student learning is suffering as a result. However, a new comprehensive review of research offers some positive news for college students. The authors found that, in many cases, replacing teaching methods with pre-recorded videos leads to small improvements in learning and that supplementing existing content with videos results in strong learning benefits.Read more
View Berkeley Lab from the sky in this aerial video, which features drone footage taken earlier this year by Thor Swift, lead photographer in Berkeley Lab’s Creative Services office of the Information Technology Division. The video was produced by Marilyn Sargent, a multimedia producer in the Strategic Communications department.Read more
How fast is the universe expanding? We don’t know for sure.Astronomers study cosmic expansion by measuring the Hubble constant. They have measured this constant in several different ways, but some of their results don’t agree with each other. This disagreement, or tension, in the Hubble constant is a growing controversy in astronomy.Read more
New Brunswick, N.J. (June 26, 2020) – Rutgers engineers have created a 3D model of last month’s devastating break inRead more
New research reveals that media use before bedtime translates to less sleep for children who generally struggle to self-regulate their behavior.
As the burgeoning esports industry continues to explode, it opens new professional opportunities for graduates—from business and marketing to video production. Embracing this, the CSU has begun incorporating esports into student life and academics.Read more
This pair of Hubble photos of comet C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS), taken on April 20 and 23, 2020, provide the sharpest views yet of the breakup of the solid nucleus of the comet. Hubble distinguishes as many as 30 pieces that are roughly the size of a house.Read more
Jefferson researchers discover that the abundances of yet another class of short RNAs differ by a person’s gender and population of origin.Read more
New Brunswick, N.J. (April 13, 2020) – Food safety certificate courses offered by Rutgers’ Food Innovation Center are now availableRead more
While healthcare and government leaders around the world are focused on “flattening the curve” of the spread of COVID-19, an emerging concurrent rallying cry to “raise the line” of healthcare service capacity is being showcased in a new educational video recently released and set for international distribution.
LifeBridge Health, an academic community health system in Baltimore, MD, and Osmosis, an international medical education video platform, released the collaborative video aimed at educating both medical practitioners and the general public on the importance and practical ways to flatten the curve and raise the line of capacity.
What if there was a tool to help with faster, more accurate diagnosis of both psychogenic seizures and epilepsy? And what if this tool was simpler and less expensive than video EEG, and available almost everywhere?Read more