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2013-09-19 13:14:21

It is common for parents to influence mate choice — from arranged marriages to more subtle forms of persuasion — but they often disagree with their children about what makes a suitable partner.

Math-Heavy Research Less Appealing To Science Community
2012-06-27 05:57:45

A study recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences claims that scientists get a little picky when it comes to math-intensive research.

2012-06-26 10:29:40

Scientists would like to believe that the popularity of new theories depends entirely on their scientific value, in terms of novelty, importance and technical correctness.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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