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Kids Who Learn To Swim Early Develop Faster
2012-11-17 06:04:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Learning how to swim at an early age could make youngsters smarter and help them reach developmental milestones faster than the average child, according to research conducted at one Australian university. According to a Thursday press statement, Griffith University Institute for Educational Research professor Robyn Jorgensen and colleagues surveyed the parents of 7,000 children under the age of five from Australia, New Zealand,...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.