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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,...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.