Posts Tagged ‘education’

Study: New Drug Allows Adults to Learn As Quickly As Kids Do

You’re only as young as you think you are. But what if you could re-train your brain to absorb information as easily as a child can? That’s exactly what scientists testing the FDA-approved drug called valproate investigated in study of adults who had little or no musical training yet demonstrated some degree of absolute pitch,…

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Green Bronx Machine Transforms Kids Lives with Urban Agriculture

Amidst New York City’s South Bronx—a place traditionally rife with gang activity, poverty and crime— a thriving population of young urban farmers are greening and beautifying neighborhoods, growing healthy food and providing it to people in need. This is the Green Bronx Machine—led by Stephen Ritz, one very inspiring man. “We are growing ourselves into…

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