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College Classes CAN Be Fun

Dr. Raymond Bice may have been the most popular professor in the history of the University of Virginia.  Although, if Thomas Jefferson taught, in the early days, I’m sure he had a good story or two.  But Dr. Bice, who taught the introductory psychology class, was the Lady Gaga of Pysch 101. I was a […]

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AIDS Research Can Be All Fun and Games

From the “Think Out of The Box” department comes a report that video gamers have assisted the University of Washington in solving a molecular mystery with the AIDS virus that has stumped researchers for years. Using a game called FoldIt, a competitive puzzle, gamers were able to assist researchers in mapping out the structure of […]

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