This article in Yale's Environment 360 is called "The Folly of Big Agriculture: Why Nature Always Wins." The article argues that the entire theory behind GMO crops and associated pesticide use does not fundamentally make sense, and is leading us down the wrong path.
"The Ignored in Conversations about the Future of Humanities," Lee Bessette, May 28, 2012, Inside Higher Ed [regarding lack of discussion about sharing research through digital platforms, connecting with underrepresented students, the divide between instructors from research-centered versus teaching-focused institutions, training for non-tenure track instructors]
These new findings are published in the journal PLoS One. Setting up a sort of dietary cage match researchers fed mice a series of diets each containing 40 percent fat. The fat in the first diet was primarily saturated and came from coconut oil while the fat in the second diet was primarily unsaturated and came mostly from soybean oil. The researchers also fed mice two altered versions of the high-fat diets that also contained fructose. The assumption was that the fructose-eating mice…
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How Badges Really Work in Higher Education ""A portfolio gets more granular, and badges can show individual records of accomplishment." But badges are only as valuable as the metadata behind them, and that is why the Mozilla Open Badges infrastructure is important, he asserts. "The badge image itself means nothing," Wisser says. "But with Mozilla there is something behind it that links back to the issuer, the criteria it was issued under, and evidence verifying the credential."