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SCIENCE PROVES THAT PLANTS CANNOT GROW BESIDE MOBILE PHONES AND WIFI ROUTERS

The girls noticed that if they slept with their mobile phones near their heads at night, they often had difficulty concentrating at school the next day. They wanted to test the effect of a cellphone's radiation on humans, but their school, Hjallerup School in Denmark, did not have the equipment to handle such an experiment. So the girls designed an experiment that would test the effect of cellphone radiation on a plant instead.

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ASTROPHYSICIST STEPHEN HAWKING: SCIENCE PROVES THAT GOD DOES NOT EXIST

Stephen Hawking has declared that there is no God and he states that miracles stemming out of religious beliefs are "not compatible with science". The renowned astrophysicist gave an interview to Spanish newspaper El Mundo in which he explained his firm belief that the universe was the work of scientifically explainable phenomena and not of a supreme being, reports CNET. "Before we understand science, it is natural to believe that God created the universe. But now science offers a more convincing explanation," Hawking said.

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Middle-class British pupils are worse at maths than children of Shanghai cleaners

Miss Truss said: ‘Shanghai is the top-performing part of the world for maths – their children are streets ahead.‘Shanghai and Singapore have teaching practices and a positive philosophy that make the difference. They have a belief that diligence redeems lack of ability. ‘Our new curriculum has borrowed from theirs because we know it works – early learning of key arithmetic and a focus on times tables and long division, for example.

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