In a study of career versus replacement NFL athletes, only the long-term players died of neurological disease

In a study of career versus replacement NFL athletes, only the long-term players died of neurological disease

Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images Career players in the National Football League aren’t significantly more likely to die over a 30-year period than elite-level replacements who played only a few games, according to new research. Still, though people died for many reasons, seven of the deaths were from neurodegenerative diseases — and that only happened in the career players’ brains. The safety of professional football has been under scrutiny for the past few years, especially with reports about how repeated concussions to the head sustained while playing can cause neurological diseases…

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Only NCERT curriculum from 2017-18 at all CBSE schools

Only NCERT curriculum from 2017-18 at all CBSE schools

All the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) affiliated schools have to follow NCERT curriculum from the commencing academic session 2017-18, as directed by CBSE. The board took the decision at a meeting in presence of HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar. Recently, the HRD ministry has also decided to make NCERT books available before the commencement of the academic session. How to place the order: In order to do the same, all the CBSE affiliated schools need to log on to the official website of CBSE, cbse.nic.in   According to a…

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Privacy Rights and Biometrics: Swiss Distance Learning University Launches the Only Online Training Programme in Europe

Privacy Rights and Biometrics: Swiss Distance Learning University Launches the Only Online Training Programme in Europe

Fingerprint scanners on your smartphone, face or iris detection at your company‘s gate, biometric passport for travelling… New applications using biometric technologies are launched every day. They change our vision of society and pose challenging questions regarding citizens‘ identities and the end of privacy. Where is the data stored? Who can access it for what purpose? Could it be hacked and misused? Recognising the need many companies and governments have to understand and tackle data protection related issues generated by new technologies, Swiss Distance Learning University launches a training programme…

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The Only Career Advice You Need For 2017

The Only Career Advice You Need For 2017

“The indispensable employee brings humanity and connection and art to her organization. She is the key player, the one who’s difficult to live without, the person you can build something around.” Seth Godin Are you ready to have your career soar in 2017? If the answer is YES! Do you have a plan? Buckle your seat belt and here we grow… in the next few minutes we’ll map out the path to ensure you reach your goals for the upcoming year. Shutterstock Why Your Work Matters First, let’s look at…

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Mowing Mona Lisa: ‘I could be the only person doing this right now’

Mowing Mona Lisa: ‘I could be the only person doing this right now’

The setting was certainly not normal. Crouched down in a Scottish field, armed with a pair of scissors and a picture of a penguin. So you might forgive Chris Naylor for thinking the obvious: “I could be the only person on the planet doing this at the moment.” It all began with a surprise phone call, years ago. Naylor was working as a commercial artist, doing jobs for a PR company, and often had to make huge creations. One time, they commissioned him to make an enormous reproduction of the…

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