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Women Are Smarter Than Men
2012-07-16 10:46:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online “Woman brane reel gud, better then men brane.” Here´s another study for the “obvious” file: Women are smarter than men. As you reach for this file (which by now should be located in an easy-to-reach spot on your desk) you´ll likely notice several other stories bearing the same headline. For example, a 2008 Higher Education Policy Institute report said women are not only more likely to get...

Academic Difficulties For Early Normal Term Babies
2012-07-04 05:53:34

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It is already known that premature babies at risk for slower brain development. In relation to early birth, scientists recently found that infants that are born with a few extra weeks in the womb, even at “normal term” between 37 to 41 weeks, may have certain benefits. Researchers stated in a recent issue of the journal Pediatrics that children who are born on the shorter range of full term appear to score lower on...

Educational Achievement Possibly Affected by Genes
2012-07-03 06:04:45

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The debate regarding nurture versus nature is contentious. New research delves into discussion with a study on the impact of genes on school achievement. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), researchers have determined that genetic markets could impact whether a person graduates high school and continues onto higher education. The study, published in the July issue of the APA´s Development Psychology,...

2012-06-21 23:00:34

Department of the Interior Awards $53M Contract to The IQ Business Group, Inc. for the Provision of an Enterprise Cloud-based Records/Content Management and Electronic Archiving Solution Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 The United States Department of the Interior (DOI) today awarded a $53 million contract to provide a Department-wide records management and electronic archiving solution–the Enterprise eArchive System (EES)–to The IQ Business Group, Inc....


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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