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Mercury Pollution Clean Up Could Save The European Union Money
2013-01-07 08:40:49

BioMed Central Cleaning up mercury pollution and reducing prenatal exposure to the neurotoxin methylmercury (MeHg) could save the European Union 10,000 million per year, finds a new study published in BioMed Central's open access journal Environmental Health. New estimates suggest that between 1.5 and 2 million children in the EU are born each year with MeHg exposures above the safe limit of 0.58µg/g and 200,000 above the WHO recommended maximum of 2.5µg/g. While some...

2012-12-20 19:02:09

It's not how smart students are but how motivated they are and how they study that determines their growth in math achievement.

IQ Score Not A Good Gauge Of Intelligence
2012-12-20 05:34:58

Researchers have set out to debunk the myth that IQ is an accurate way to measure intelligence, and the results of their study are already rattling conventional wisdom about what makes us smart.

2012-12-18 11:10:59

A desire for expensive, high-status goods is related to feelings of social status - which helps explain why minorities are attracted to bling, a new study suggests.

2012-11-15 11:34:48

Prenatal and childhood exposure to flame retardant compounds are linked to poorer attention, fine motor coordination and IQ in school-aged children.

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2012-10-04 09:39:28

Researchers from the American Academy of Neurology recently found that a mother’s high blood pressure during pregnancy could impact a child’s cognitive skills long into adulthood.

Genetics of Intelligence Remains A Riddle
2012-10-03 12:28:03

A new study from Union College shows that the genes long thought to be linked to intelligence actually appear to have no bearing on one's IQ.


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lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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