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Education News Archive - October 11, 2010

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University of Illinois chemistry professor Alexander Scheeline wants to see high school students using their cell phones in class -- not for texting or surfing the Web, but as an analytical chemistry instrument.

Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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