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2012-02-14 10:17:35

Intelligence — what does it really mean? In the 1800s, it meant that you were good at memorizing things, and today intelligence is measured through IQ tests where the average score for humans is 100. Researchers at the Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have created a computer program that can score 150. IQ tests are based on two types of problems: progressive matrices, which test the ability to see patterns in...

2010-03-22 08:00:00

NEW YORK, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital IQ, a Standard & Poor's business and a leading provider of comprehensive fundamental and quantitative research and analysis solutions, announced today that it is expanding its presence in continental Europe with the opening of an office in Milan, Italy. The new office, located in the heart of Milan's financial district, will increase Capital IQ's ability to provide local language sales and technical support for companies that need...

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  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.