Hidden ‘shame’ of elderly scam victims

Many older victims of fraud are too embarrassed to tell anyone that they have been cheated. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

GT Wonder Boy at CES 2019 in Las Vegas

Singapore’s first smart social bot companion GT Wonder Boy represents Singapore’s advancement in robotics at CES, Las Vegas from 8th -11th January. Singapore-based innovative technological...

‘Sharenting’ puts young at risk of online fraud

Parents are compromising their children's future financial security with online sharing, warns Barclays. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Education...

When the kids hear

It is normal for parents to argue, but the way rows affect children varies greatly. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Where can UK students study for free?

UK undergraduate students do not pay any tuition fees in 10 EU countries and Norway. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Teaching boys that 'real men' would stop rape

A project in Kenya is teaching boys how to intervene to stop sexual violence *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

A good fit?

A divorce lawyer to the stars says couples should ask 10 "critical" questions before a relationship. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

The 16-year-old girl making motorsport history

Meet Logan Hannah, the 16-year-old girl from East Kilbride who has made F4 motor racing history.Logan is the first female to ever compete at...

‘Poverty pay’

The academics facing job insecurity and poor pay at British universities *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Education & Family...

UK Snow: Bournemouth school dinners given to homeless

More than 1,500 meals were shared between eight charities after school closures due to the snow. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

School sex abuse: ‘My son was raped on a play date’

Even primary-school-age children are capable of rape, the mother of a victim discovered. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Education...

‘I had no choice but to be split from my sister’

Thousands of siblings in care have been split up by councils in England and Wales, new figures suggest. *Featured images and content are taken from...

UK’s largest Lego event under way in Glasgow

A 200,000-brick elephant is one of the centrepieces of Bricklive, billed as the UK's largest Lego convention, in Glasgow. *Featured images and content are taken...

'Baby brain': Myth or reality?

"Four in five" women experience changes in memory and concentration during pregnancy, according to research by Deakin University, Australia.The study says that women experience...

Cuts put deaf children’s education at ‘breaking point’

Deaf children to lose £4m of support as over a third of councils plan support cuts, says charity. *Featured images and content are taken from...
Children 'addicted to social media likes'

Children 'addicted to social media likes'

Children need help to navigate social media once they leave primary school, England's children's commissioner says. Do young people agree? Children 'addicted to social media...

University entry ‘should be background, not just exams’

The university access watchdog says students' background should be a factor in awarding places. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

The school with 300 holes in the roof

Head teachers have warned the education secretary that a lack of funding is damaging standards. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Creative arts subjects in schools a child's 'human right'

The artist, Bob and Roberta Smith, says he's concerned arts subjects in schools in England are being squeezed out. It follows a BBC survey...

The mothers sharing breast milk on Facebook

A woman who used Facebook to arrange to feed her son the breast milk of another woman says she has no safety fears.Bex Poole...

Primary school uses Minecraft to teach Bronze Age history

A primary school has been using a popular computer game in the classroom to teach its pupils history.Children from Haslingfield School in Cambridgeshire have...

Gender pay gap: School pupils battle for equality

Pupils at a primary school have set-up an after-school club to raise awareness of gender inequality. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...
联合国教科文组织抗衰老与疾病执行委员会”在京成立赵春华院士担任执行委员会主席

联合国教科文组织抗衰老与疾病执行委员会”在京成立赵春华院士担任执行委员会主席

联合国教科文组织抗衰老与疾病执行委员会”在京成立赵春华院士担任执行委员会主席 日前在“第二届(北京)国际生物医学健康年会暨首届跨国生命医学界院士论坛”上,成立了16个国家和地区的科学家代表组成的联合国教科文组织“一带一路文化互动地图”项目“国际抗衰老研究学术联合机构——联合国教科文组织抗衰老与疾病执行委员会”。 与此同时还成立了国际生命医学联合研究院,意图通过多国的联合协作建立在衰老与抗衰研究方面的系统性协同创新学术机制。 欧洲科学、艺术与人文学院院士,中国医学科学院基础医学研究所赵春华教授担任执行委员会主席;名誉主席为欧洲科学、艺术与人文学院安特格利博达副院长;中国工程院刘德培院士、陈香美院士;中国科学院陈润生院士和刘昌胜院士。 当天会议由中国科学院王福生院士主持。国家发展和改革委员会国际合作中心副主任常皓;中国健康产业投资基金管理股份有限公司董事长梁雨;全国卫生产业企业管理协会会长窦熙照;国家文化产业研究中心主任、清华大学教授熊澄宇和上海白玉兰谈家桢生命科学发展基金会理事长谈向东;中国生物技术发展中心医药生物技术处副处长卢姗等嘉宾分别致辞或做政策解读。 针对我国老龄化社会的严峻现实问题,中国工程院院士、解放军总医院肾病专科医院院长陈香美教授报告了其团队有关衰老发生机制、评价指标及防治措施的研究成果。从2000年起,陈香美院士牵头连续承担了3项关于衰老发生机制及其防治的国家973计划重点项目,阐明了器官衰老的细胞分子机制,建立了评价人体衰老的生物学指标体系,提出了延缓衰老的防治措施,上述研究成果获得了2项国家科技科技进步奖。另外,陈香美院士还介绍了其团队有关干细胞治疗急性肾损伤及糖尿病肾病的研究成果。 欧洲科学、艺术与人文学院赵春华院士提出,干细胞再生医学不仅是国际生物医学界竞相发展的热点领域,也是国家科技体制改革后重点资助的第一批创新前沿学科,近年国家卫健委、国家药品监督管理局对干细胞再生医学的创新应用和新药研发等给予越来越积极的政策支持,无疑更加表明其对于疾病的治疗、预防、生命的延长、抗衰老这些大众关心的痛点的积极作用和带来变革的希望,“我相信,在与其他科技领域如纳米科技、人工智能、材料学、计算机技术等科技成果的辅助和融合下,在不久的将来我们在人体的衰老与抗衰老方面的认知水平一定能够得到快速提升。” 本次会议由国家发展和改革委员会国际合作中心主办,中国健康产业投资基金管理股份有限公司、中国青岛国际(生物谷)健康产业先行试验区、中国医学科学院基础医学研究所、兰州市人民政府、信阳市人民政府和国奥源生物工程集团有限公司联合承办。吸引了来自中国、美国、英国等16个国家和地区的知名专家学者与业界同行600余位国内外嘉宾出席

Jacinda Ardern: I don’t mind the interest in my pregnancy

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern talks exclusively to the BBC about how she'll juggle a baby with politics. *Featured images and content are taken from...

The worst end-of-term gifts for teacher

Teachers tell of the inappropriate and unwanted gifts they've been given at the end of term. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...
Magician Dynamo surprises Hampshire youth club

Magician Dynamo surprises Hampshire youth club

World famous magician Dynamo surprised youngsters at a Hampshire youth club.He kicked off the evening at The King's Arms in Petersfield with a magic...

Sexting to online porn: What should sex education lessons cover?

Sexting, online pornography, staying safe online, transgender issues - should these topics be included in new sex and relationships education (SRE) guidelines for schools...

‘The exhausting road to my apprenticeship dream’

A BBC News apprentice tells how she overcame barriers to land her dream opportunity. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Jacob says his school locked him away in a cupboard

Jacob recalls how he was repeatedly locked in a storage cupboard at school when he was five years old. *Featured images and content are taken...

Educate children to tackle ethnic minority donor crisis, MPs say

MPs say teaching children about organ donation could boost donor numbers and bust some common myths. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Grammar and faith schools get green light to expand

Grammar schools in England will receive £50m to create new places - angering some cash-strapped teachers. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

England’s top school

Two of England's top schools are Muslim schools in Blackburn. What's their view on integration? *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...
Damian Hinds is new education secretary

Damian Hinds is new education secretary

Damian Hinds has been announced as England's education secretary in the prime minister's cabinet reshuffle.He will replace Justine Greening, who is leaving the government.Ms...

Frank Lampard told 5 live that he's worried about how social media changes his...

Former Chelsea and England midfielder Frank Lampard says he can 'sense a difference' in his two daughters - who are 12 and 10 -...
Dreaming big

Dreaming big

Fewer than one in 10 engineers in the UK are female - the lowest percentage in Europe, according to the Women's Engineering Society. Latvia,...

'Good business' means children go to school

The worlds of bonds, investors and the financial markets might seem like a long way from the millions of the world's poor who never...

Grandparents 'run up debts' to care for grandchildren

Grandparents are running up large debts raising children whose parents cannot look after them, surveys have found.Nearly 200,000 children in the UK are being...
Restore lifetime tenancies to vulnerable tenants, say peers

Restore lifetime tenancies to vulnerable tenants, say peers

Ministers are being urged to give councils and housing associations back the right to offer lifetime tenancies to those they consider vulnerable.Peers are debating...

Pupils upskirting teachers increasing, NASUWT Cymru warns

Union speaks out following legislation passed by the UK government making upskirting a criminal offence. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...
Male suicide: The sisters fighting for their dad

Male suicide: The sisters fighting for their dad

Emma and Toni's dad, Paul, took his own life in 2015.The sisters from Hartlepool said he had suffered with depression and was diagnosed with...
First-class honours for a quarter of UK graduates

First-class honours for a quarter of UK graduates

More than one in four UK students graduated from university with a first-class degree last year, data shows.The official figures from the Higher Education...
Maria Caulfield: MP's new women's role sparks backlash

Maria Caulfield: MP's new women's role sparks backlash

Women's right groups have criticised Theresa May's decision to appoint an MP who opposed the decriminalisation of abortion to a role representing women.Maria Caulfield,...

Hay Festival: Bradford schoolgirls’ first time review

A group of Bradford pupils visit the Hay Festival for the first time and give their review. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Military children: ‘I’ve lived in 12 different houses’

A child-focused approach to military families must be adopted, England's children's commissioner says. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Education...
Driving away depression

Driving away depression

Jarlath McCreanor has had depression for 30 years. He was tired of people talking about the illness in whispers. So he took his little...
Places deadline: Top tips on choosing a school

Places deadline: Top tips on choosing a school

Parents of rising-fives in England have until midnight tonight to apply for primary school places for their children. It can be a tense time,...
Educational support for deaf children 'in disarray'

Educational support for deaf children 'in disarray'

Support for the 45,000 deaf children in England is in "complete disarray" as staffing levels fail to match increased demand, a lobby group has...

'Sexually motivated' former Bury St Edmunds teacher struck off

A panel hears a teacher sent inappropriate messages to a pupil at a school where he previously worked. *Featured images and content are taken from...

Can paying girls to go to school help South Sudan?

A programme in the capital Juba aims to increase school attendance by giving pupils cash. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...