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Socioeconomic Status May Determine A Person's Overall Understanding Of Science
2014-07-07 15:21:20

Socioeconomic status may have an effect on the reading comprehension of science-related information, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

2011-01-13 16:15:14

A new study from North Carolina State University highlights a major flaw in attempting to use a single survey question to assess public opinion on science issues.

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2008-12-12 15:47:13

Two new National Science Foundation (NSF)-sponsored research studies say public acceptance of the relatively new, nature-altering science of nanotechnology isn't a foregone conclusion. Instead, the studies indicate continued concern.

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2008-12-08 11:46:50

Researchers have concluded that countries with the highest amount of “religiosity” are generally the most intolerant of nanotechnology.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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