Archive: 14/02/2008

As graduation rates go down, school ratings go up

A new study by researchers at Rice University and the University of Texas-Austin finds that Texas' public school accountability system, the model for the national No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), directly contributes to lower ...

dateFeb 14, 2008 in Other
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British doctors should be nationally licensed

All British doctors should be licensed by taking a national examination according to research outlined in the online open access journal BMC Medicine. A UK-based research team assessed the performance of UK medical graduates ...

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How DDT metabolite disrupts breast cancer cells

Research has shown that the main metabolite of the insecticide DDT could be associated with aggressive breast cancer tumours, but there has been no explanation for this observation to date. Now a report published in the open ...

dateFeb 14, 2008 in Cancer
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