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Imaginative Optimism about Life in America after Trump
1. President Trump is not forever. At some point in the not-too-distant future, he will no lo...
26 09月
Robots Out of DNA That Can Pick Stuff Up and Move It Around
1. In the future, swarms of (大群) robots could be called in to build impressive structu...
26 09月
France’s Richest Man Applies to Become a Belgian
1. Few companies are as rooted in France as LVMH* (法国酩悦·轩尼诗-路易·威登集团), a luxury...

The Power of Reading
        By Stephen Krashen
Students who read a lot become
                BETTER READERS.
They have better scores at tests.
They have greater vocabulary.
They are better at grammar.
They are better at speaking.
They are better at listening.
They have better spelling.
They write better.
They read better.
They read faster.
They know more.


Scientists Rescue Ice from Melting Bolivian Glacier -- Before It Disappears
   1.A team of international scientists are transporting samples of ice from a melting glacier (冰川) in Bolivia to Antarctica, for study and preserva...
Teen Pregnancies down As More Adolescents Use Contraception
   1.More than half of American teens have had sex by age 18, but teenage pregnancy (怀孕) and birth rates extended their 2-1/2-decade decline because...
Type 2 Diabetes Plan Targets Those at High Risk
   1. People with the very highest risk of developing type 2 diabetes are being prioritised for places on NHS lifestyle change programmes.&nb...
Traces of 6,000-year-old Wine Discovered in Sicilian Cave
   The storage jars in which traces of wine residue were found. Photograph: Courtesy of Davide Tanasi 1. Researchers have discovered trace...
France’s Richest Man Applies to Become a Belgian
   1. Few companies are as rooted in France as LVMH* (法国酩悦·轩尼诗-路易·威登集团), a luxury-goods group, with its vintages (葡萄酒) ...
Women in Pregnancy with HG
   1.In her past two pregnancies, the Duchess of Cambridge suffered from extreme morning sickness, known as hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) (妊娠剧吐). It...
Robots Out of DNA That Can Pick Stuff Up and Move It Around
   1. In the future, swarms of (大群) robots could be called in to build impressive structures or clean up dangerous messes too small to be s...
The Risk-cutting Benefit from Beer
   1. We’ve all heard about the health benefits of tea, coffee, chocolate, red wine, some only half true, but what would you say if you heard that bee...
Traffic (IV)
   Continued from September 23, 2017 1. Svitlana had to strain (尽力,使劲) to keep her eyes calm, her expression composed (镇静的,沉着的). Th...
This Is the History Behind These 5 Common Superstitions
   1. Despite centuries of royal treatment (Egyptians worshipped them; the Norse [挪威的] goddess Freya rode in a chariot [二轮战车] pul...
Imaginative Optimism about Life in America after Trump
   1. President Trump is not forever. At some point in the not-too-distant future, he will no longer be president, and it will be time to assess t...
Harvard Rescinds Chelsea Manning’s Visiting Fellow Invitation
   1. Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government (哈佛大学的肯尼迪政治与公共事务管理学院) on Friday rescinded (废止,撤回,取消) a vis...
Prince William: Queen Shielded Us from Public Grief after Diana's Death
   1. Princes William and Harry have revealed how the Queen and Prince Charles sought to shield them for as long as possible from the hysteri...
Organic produce for sale at a Ralph's Supermarket in California
   Organic produce for sale at a Ralph's Supermarket in California 1. Is organic agriculture the solution to our global food system chal...