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• Sources: The Japan Times http://www.japantimes.co.jp/cgibin/getarticle.p15? ed20030326al.htm BBC news Htttp://newsvote.bbc.co.uk/mpapps/pagetools/print/news.bbc.co.uk/ 2/hi/health/2880093.stm http://newsvote.bbc.co.uk/mpapps/pagetools/print/news.bbc.co.uk/1/ hi/health/2856735.stm http://newsvote.bbc.co.uk/mpapps/pagetools/print/new.bbc.co.uk/1/h i/health/2867055.stm http://newsvote.bbc.co.uk/mpapps/pagetools/print/news.bbc.co.uk/1/ hi/health/2884183.stm CNN.COM http://cnn.health.printhis.clickability.com/pt/cpt? action=cpt&expire=-1&ur1ID=5813620&fb http://cnn.health.printhis.clickability.com/pt/cpt? action=cpt&expire=-1&ur1ID=5791061&fb
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“Germology Terminology” Infection versus Colonization • Infection: Bad news, bad news, bad news – Bad news: You’ve got it (it = bacteria “X”) – Bad news: It’s making you sick (invading your tissues and cells) – Bad news: It can be spread to others • Colonization: Bad news, good news, bad news – Bad news: You’ve got it (it = bacteria “X”) – Good news: It’s not making you sick – Bad news: It can be spread to others 10
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    "Monkey Fitted With Hi-Tech Chip Moves Robot Using Mind Control, Thomas Moore Reports | UK News | Sky News." Sky News, First for Breaking News, Latest News and Video News from the UK and around the World. Sky News, 13 July 2009. Web. 19 Apr. 2010. Patil PG, Carmena JM, Nicolelis MAL, Turner DA (2004. ) Ensemble recordings of human subcortical neurons as a source of motor control signals for a brain–machine interface. Neurosurgery 55: 27–38. PubMed. Schalk G, McFarland DJ, Hinterberger T, Birbaumer N, Wolpaw JR (2004. ) BCI2000: a general-purpose brain–computer interface (BCI) system. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 51: 1034–1043. PubMed. Brown University. "A BrainGate Timeline | Brown University Media Relations." Public Affairs and University Relations | Brown University Media Relations. Brown University, 10 June 2009. Web. 19 Apr. 2010. .
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A poll of 100 registered voters designed to find out how voters kept up with current events revealed the following facts: 65 watched the news on TV 39 read the newspaper 39 listened to radio news 20 watched TV news and read the newspaper 27 watched TV news and listened to radio news 9 read the newspaper and listened to radio news 6 watched TV news, read the newspaper and listened to radio news. • How many of the 100 people surveyed kept up with current news by some means other than the three sources listed? • How many of the 100 people read the paper but did not watch the news? • How many of the 100 people used only one of he three sources listed to keep up with current events?
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• StartUpBus Africa Tour 2013:    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25095 999 • Rwanda Buses used to teach IT skills:   http ://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24574998   • Rwanda IT Revolution   http ://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24571624  (1 laptop per child - targets knowledge economy)
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Getting your news in the news • Step 1: Evaluate your information •63 percent prefer serious news 63% •24 percent prefer crime and celebrity news 24% 25% 84% 77% 58 % • 25 percent prefer gov’t or political news • 84 percent find news depressing • 77 percent find news negative • 58 percent find news sensational
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