Archive: 17/12/2009

Microsoft, Google in battle to win over students

As they plunged into a project on ancient Egypt this fall, Jay Martino's Cupertino (Calif.) Middle School students probably didn't realize they were on the front lines of a high stakes battle between Google and Microsoft.

dateDec 17, 2009 in Business
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Cannabis and adolescence

Canadian teenagers are among the largest consumers of cannabis worldwide. The damaging effects of this illicit drug on young brains are worse than originally thought, according to new research by Dr. Gabriella Gobbi, a psychiatric ...

dateDec 17, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Proximity to convenience stores fosters child obesity

Childhood obesity is directly related to how close kids live to convenience stores, according to the preliminary findings of a major Canadian study presented at the Entretiens Jacques-Cartier in Lyon, France. The ongoing ...

dateDec 17, 2009 in Health
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