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2005-09-22 22:23:05

LONDON (Reuters) - Children who stutter should be treated before they start school to improve the speech disorder that affects about 5 percent of youngsters, Australian scientists said on Friday. Stuttering, or stammering, usually begins when a child is three or four years old. Boys are three times more likely to suffer from the problem. There is no cure for the condition but researchers at the Australian Stuttering Research Center at the University of Sydney who developed and...

2005-09-23 02:20:00

LONDON -- Children who stutter should be treated before they start school to improve the speech disorder that affects about 5 percent of youngsters, Australian scientists said on Friday. Stuttering, or stammering, usually begins when a child is three or four years old. Boys are three times more likely to suffer from the problem. There is no cure for the condition but researchers at the Australian Stuttering Research Center at the University of Sydney who developed and evaluated an early...

2005-09-22 18:18:40

LONDON (Reuters) - Children who stutter should be treated before they start school to improve the speech disorder that affects about 5 percent of youngsters, Australian scientists said on Friday. Stuttering, or stammering, usually begins when a child is three or four years old. Boys are three times more likely to suffer from the problem. There is no cure for the condition but researchers at the Australian Stuttering Research Center at the University of Sydney who developed and...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.