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Generation X Surprisingly Unconcerned About Climate Change
2012-07-18 11:42:25

The generation defined by Tupac’s “Me Against the World” and Nirvana’s “Nevermind” is still slacking when it comes to saving the environment.

Food In The Lives Of GenXers
2012-04-26 10:31:11

Generation X adults prepare an average of 10 meals a week, and eat out or buy fast food an average of three times a week, according to a University of Michigan report that details the role food plays in the lives of Americans born between 1961 and 1981.

2011-10-25 13:10:06

They've been stereotyped as a bunch of insecure, angst-ridden, underachievers.

2011-02-16 13:00:36

Amid concerns about the lagging math and science performance of American children, American adults are actually scoring higher than they did 20 years ago on a widely used index of civic scientific literacy, according to a University of Michigan researcher. In 1988, just 10 percent of U.S. adults had sufficient understanding of basic scientific ideas to be able to read the Tuesday Science section of The New York Times, according to Jon Miller, a researcher at the U-M Institute for Social...

2010-02-21 09:01:56

Parental influence and access to mathematics courses are likely to guide students to careers in science, technology, engineering, mathematics or medicine (STEMM), according to research from Michigan State University.

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2010-02-11 12:40:00

After holding the position for less than a year, MySpace CEO Owen Van Natta is stepping down as head of the struggling social networking site.

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2006-06-21 15:55:00

Black holes are lighting up the Universe, and now astronomers may finally know how. New data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory show for the first time that powerful magnetic fields are the key to these brilliant and startling light shows.

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2005-01-11 14:20:00

Astronomers Jon Miller (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics) and Jeroen Homan (MIT) have seen evidence of hot iron gas riding a ripple in spacetime around a black hole. This spacetime wave, if confirmed, would represent a new phenomenon that goes beyond Einstein's general relativity.


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