Christmas in Iceland means a ‘flood’ of books under the tree

On Christmas Eve, Icelanders traditionally exchange books and spend the evening reading – perhaps curling up by the fireside with the latest crime novel by Arnaldur Indridason, whos topped bestseller lists for the past two decades in his native country of 360,000 people. Almost seven out of 10 Icelanders buy at least one book as… Read More »Christmas in Iceland means a ‘flood’ of books under the tree

Microsoft Starts Forced Feature Updates on Windows 10

Microsoft says that Windows 10 1909 feature updates will start automatically installing on Windows 10 1809 devices beginning today to smooth out the update process to a more recent Windows 10 version. Beginning today, we will slowly start the phased process to automatically initiate a feature update for devices running the October 2018 Update Home… Read More »Microsoft Starts Forced Feature Updates on Windows 10

NYC Education Officials Exploring Dual Language Programs For 3-Year-Olds

This comes on the heels of expanding dual language programs for the 4-year-olds in the citys Pre-K for All program, which currently offers about 100 dual language programs. There are a total 671 bilingual programs in 13 languages from Pre-K through high school in New York City. We know it is something that school leaders… Read More »NYC Education Officials Exploring Dual Language Programs For 3-Year-Olds

Genetically engineered animals offer new hope to Heart valve patients

Although animal tissue valves can last up to 30 years in people over 60 years old, they can be destroyed in just five years in a younger person, probably because of their more aggressive immune system. The objective is to have animals that express tissues that are less foreign to the human body, said Dr Emanuele Cozzi, coordinator of a project called TRANSLINK,… Read More »Genetically engineered animals offer new hope to Heart valve patients