Ivery much admire Chinese students who have the courage to apply to colleges in the United States. How do you even decide which schools to send applications？ I live in, and I have had a very hard time choosing schools. Certainly one big have over students in China is that I can visit some of the schools to r they are a good fit1 for me personally. Probably every university in the s visit days for high school juniors and seniors to check out its campus, and npuses before deciding where to apply.
Criminals in the US can be given computer-generated ＂risk scores＂ that may affect their sentences. But are the secret algorithms2 behind them really making justice fairer？If you＇ve seen the hit Netflix3 documentary series Making a Murderer4, you＇ll know the US state of Wisconsin has had its problems delivering fair justice. Now there＇s another Wisconsin case that＇s raised questions about how the US justice system works.
The idea that dogs are more intelligent than cats has beencalled into question.Japanese scientists say cats are as good as dogs at certain memory tests, suggesting they may be just as smart. A study - involving 49 domestic cats - shows felines1 can recall memories of pleasant experiences, such as eating a favorite snack.
Facebook＇s founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have pledged$3bn to fund medical research over the next decade.At a press conference in San Francisco,they said their ultimate goal was to＂cure,prevent or manage all diseases by the end of the century＂.
The plastic film ubiquitous in every household might soon become edible） Scientists in theUSA are developing a more sustainable version of the plastic film from milk protein which will help to cut both food and plastic waste. Scientists are developing an edible form of packaging which they hope will preserve food moreeffectively and more sustainably than plastic film, helping to cut both food and plastic waste.
It is said that the average person consumes 144 pints1 of cow＇s milk ayear, but 40% of that is poured on to cereal2. The definition of what an average person is seems to include 60% who are children. But what was once touted3 as the one-stop4 supplier of most nutrients is going out of fashion Americans drink 37% less milk than they did in the 1970s, and in the UK dairy consumption overall has fallen by a third in the past 20 years.
College English has invited me to write a series of articles about applying to college and about my first year at an American college. I, of course, jumped at theopportunity, because even though I am very busy with my senior year in high school, college is constantly on my mind. Senior year is all about preparing for college; teachers constantly remind me of this, even though I hardly need a reminder. It seems like nearly every choice I make now somehow relates to my college admission or scholarship applications.
With its catalogue of headstands and one-legged contortions,it might be thought yoga was best left only to those in peak physical condition.New research from the US,however,suggests the group of people who could most benefit from adopting the lotus position while locating their spiritual core are in fact those immobilised by pain.
Hope is what kept most of the survivors alive on the death march.Hope that the starvation,the disease,the agonizing effort to put one foot in front of the other would end when we got to where we were going.Some of us heard rumors that we would be exchanged for Japanese prisoners,that we would be taken care of in an American hospital or in other U.S.facilities.
Do not stand at my grave and weep, I am not there, I do not sleep I am in a thousand winds that blow, I am the softly falling snow. I am the gentle showers of rain, I am the fields of ripening grain I am in the morning hush, I am in the graceful rush Of beautiful birds in circling flight, I am the starshine of the night. I am in the flowers that bloom, I am in a quiet room I am in the birds that sing, I am in each lovely thing.
In March 1974, Yang Zhifa, a farmer, along with his five brothers and their neighbour Wang Puzhi, were digging a well in pomegranate＇ and persimmon2 fields an hour＇s busride northeast of Xi＇an, capital of China＇s Shaanxi province. Their shovels hit a terracotta3 head they mistook for an image of the Buddha. Within months, teams of archaeologists and officials arrived on the scene