Tim Ayers


Chemistry as a building block for scientific literacy?

Taking chemistry before biology can actually better prepare students for their biology courses, according to a new research study. A team of researchers led by Sonia Underwood, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry and STEM Transformation Institute, and Zahilyn Roche Allred, a distinguished postdoctoral researcher in FIU's College of Arts, Sciences & Education, interviewed students at Michigan State University who had taken general chemistry and introductory biology.
CBS News

Key lime pie eating champ crowned in Key West

KEY WEST - A Key West man ate an entire 9-inch Key lime pie topped with whipped cream, without using his hands, in 1 minute and 14 seconds, to win the island city's annual Key Lime Pie Eating Championship. Competing for his fifth year, Chris Shultz defeated 24 other entrants...

Sports can help prevent violent extremism in youth

Instances of violent extremism such as the recent attacks on Chinese workers in Pakistan have been on a rise globally. These incidents have forced nations across the world to take serious measures—including declaring zero-tolerance policies—to curb the violence. Violent extremism condones violent actions that are based on political...
CBS Sports

Top 10 bounce-back candidates for 2022 NFL season: Jaguars' Trevor Lawrence among players poised to rebound

Training camps are just around the corner, and after that comes the 2022 NFL season. It'll be a pivotal year for all the teams who spent big this offseason to upgrade premium positions like quarterback and wide receiver. But what about the teams dependent on overlooked or rehabilitating big names? Everyone loves a good comeback story, and we've got a few in mind for 2022.
Social News XYZ

Twitter moves court against Indian govt’s content blocking orders

New Delhi, July 5 (SocialNews.XYZ) Twitter has moved the Karnataka High Court to overturn Indian government orders to take down some content on its platform, on the grounds that the content blocking orders from the IT Ministry do not pass "the test of the grounds provided under Section 69A of the IT Act", reliable sources said on Tuesday.