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Cambridge University doctor of chocolate program

BBC reports: Scientists and chocolate fans are being given the chance to indulge their sweet tooth by becoming a doctor of chocolate at Cambridge University. A researcher is being sought for a PhD on chocolate by the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. The challenge is to stop chocolate melting in warm climates by studying the “fundamentals of heat-stable chocolate”. ... Read More »

Music education helps kids improve reading

A new research has demonstrated that learning to play a musical instrument or singing can lead to improved reading and foreign language skills. US researchers suggested that neural connections made during musical training can promote the brain for other aspects of human communication. Hundreds of children at high schools in Chicago and Los Angeles were involved in the study. After ... Read More »