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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Education articles  Education
    Oxford student uses ordinary camera to capture atom in prize-winning photograph
     14 February 2018
    A picture of what appears to be just a "small, pale blue dot" between two needle tips about 2 millimetres apart sees a student win a national science photography competition in the UK.
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    New technology could predict landslides
    14 Feb: An engineering and computer science student has come up with the breakthrough technology to predict landslides.... more
    Alleged Melbourne sex offender Malka Leifer accused of faking mental illness to avoid extradition from Israel
    13 Feb: Former Melbourne school principal Malka Leifer, who is wanted in Victoria on 74 charges of child sexual abuse, is arrested by Israeli police who claim she faked mental illness to avoid extradition to Australia.... more
    'Quacks are killing our women': Nigeria's abortion ban pushes women to drastic measures
    13 Feb: Blessing wanted to study communications at uni, but when she fell pregnant to her high school boyfriend and decided to get an abortion, her life drastically changed course.... more
    Lobby for and against charter schools
    11 Feb: There's been a public rally in Auckland to support charter schools while a teachers' union argues they don't work.... more
    Syria's Eastern Ghouta could be the worst place on Earth to be a child right now
    11 Feb: The UN says 400,000 are trapped in Syria's Eastern Ghouta, where teachers say children faint from hunger, families burn plastic furniture for warmth, and more than 200 people have been killed in four days as warplanes pound the area.... more
    Switching to vaping not easy: research
    10 Feb: Smokers looking to switch from smoking to vaping don't have an easy ride, new research from the University of Otago shows.... more
    NZ school students turning to basketball
    10 Feb: Basketball is set to overhaul netball and rugby as the most-played sport at New Zealand secondary schools, according to census figures.... more
    Charter school row rages on
    9 Feb: ACT leader David Seymour is taking on the teacher unions as the row over the future of charter schools rages on.... more
    Positive thinking about ageing may lower dementia risk, study finds
    8 Feb: Researchers from Yale University find positive beliefs about ageing may protect older individuals from developing dementia, even if they are genetically predisposed to it.... more

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