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2011-02-09 09:05:30

New research shows that a student’s genes may affect how well they take advantage of educational opportunities.

2011-02-03 13:53:23

New research from the Twins Early Development Study at King's College London Institute of Psychiatry (IoP), published in PLoS ONE on February 2nd, shows that measures used to judge the effectiveness of schools are partly influenced by genetic factors in students.

2010-09-28 13:47:58

Intelligence isn’t the only thing that predicts how much education people get; family, culture, and other factors are important, too.

2010-03-30 11:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Further supporting the premier global airline's commitment to Minneapolis-St.Paul, Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced it is the Official Airline of the Minnesota Twins.

2010-01-11 13:31:45

While genetics play a key role in children’s initial reading skills, a new study of twins is the first to demonstrate that environment plays an important role in reading growth over time.

2009-11-12 04:23:00

LONDON, November 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - A Love of Pop and Classical Music is Partly in our Genes If you've ever wondered why a close group of friends might like completely different types of music, blame their genes.

2009-08-04 15:19:21

A recent study of more than 2,000 identical twins found that medical problems early in life, rather than the neurotoxic effects of anesthesia, are likely linked to an individual's risk for developing learning disabilities.

2009-08-04 15:13:38

A recent study of more than 2,000 identical twins found that medical problems early in life, rather than the neurotoxic effects of anesthesia, are likely linked to an individual's risk for developing learning disabilities

2009-04-08 23:32:20

Doctors at Vanderbilt's children's hospital in Nashville successfully separated conjoined twins Keylee and and Zoey Miller, the hospital said. The twins, born Jan. 4 in Johnson City, Tenn., were hospitalized in critical condition in Monroe Carell Jr.

2009-03-31 12:07:47

Two conjoined sisters separated 10 weeks ago are thriving, doctors at The Children's Hospital in Oklahoma City said. So far the girls have exceeded expectations, said pediatric surgeon Dr. David Tuggle.


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