Study shows that students learn more when taking part in classrooms that employ active-learning strategies

A new Harvard study shows that, though students felt like they learned more from traditional lectures, they actually learned more when taking part in active-learning classrooms.

Peter Reuell • harvard
Sept. 4, 2019 ~8 min

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Interaction between immune factors triggers cancer-promoting chronic inflammation

Harvard researchers found that interaction between immune factors triggers cancer-promoting chronic inflammation, setting the stage for the development of skin cancer associated with chronic dermatitis and colorectal cancer in patients with colitis.

Sue McGreevey • harvard
Feb. 11, 2019 ~4 min

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