Does Educational Digital Storytelling Intervention help increase adolescents’ HIV risk perception?

Dr. Theresa Ofoegbu and I have found that Educational Digital Storytelling Intervention (EDSI) is effective in increasing human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) risk perception and knowledge among adolescents in Nigeria. This unexpected finding indicated that educational technologists, counsellors, psychologists, and medical professionals should consider the development and implementation of EDSI to increase HIV risk perception and knowledge in different sectors of society.

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Advance and Preprints: A Year One Retrospective

August 31st marks the one year anniversary of Advance: a SAGE preprints community and, since the day we launched, preprints have continued to see tremendous growth across the scholarly community. Growth, not just in sheer volume of posted preprints, but also in the understanding of the benefits preprints can have in the scholarly community.

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Following up 8 years after two ‘first-in-man’ knee osteoarthritis treatments

In October 2017, Professor James Richardson delivered a momentous announcement at the 11th annual Oswestry Cartilage Symposium. After more than 20 years of trials and research, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) finally approved chondrocyte cell therapy for the treatment of articular cartilage defects. This historic decision is anticipated to have a profound impact on the cartilage repair field in the UK and globally.

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Communication between organelles gives cells a breath of fresh air

The endoplasmic reticulum (ER) forms an interconnected network of tubules and has several crucial roles in cells. These include the folding and maturation of proteins, the formation of lipids (fats), the orchestrating of biological activities and the trafficking of small solutes and other compounds necessary for cellular processes. To perform its functions, the ER must communicate with all other organelles; the tiny cellular structures that perform specific functions within a cell.

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Social scientists working with LinkedIn data

Today, researchers are using LinkedIn data in a variety of ways: to find and recruit participants for research and experiments (Using Facebook and LinkedIn to Recruit Nurses for an Online Survey), to analyze how the features of this network affect people’s behavior and identity or how data is used for hiring and recruiting purposes, or most often to enrich other data sources with publicly available information from selected LinkedIn profiles (Examining the Career Trajectories of Nonprofit Executive Leaders, The Tech Industry Meets Presidential Politics: Explaining the Democratic Party’s Technological Advantage in Electoral Campaigning).

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