Archive: 10/19/2006

Enhanced math instruction proposed

Researchers say U.S. high school pupils taking vocational classes with enhanced math instruction do better on standardized math tests than other students.

dateOct 19, 2006 in Other
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Errors in consumer judgments studied

Research shows both experts and novices can make notoriously poor consumer judgments and U.S. scientists say they believe they've determined why that is.

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Researchers Find Food-free Route to Obesity

Can people get fat -- and risk debilitating diabetes -- without overeating? The answer may be yes, according to Timothy Kieffer, a University of British Columbia researcher, who has found that imbalance in the action of a ...

dateOct 19, 2006 in Medical research
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The Evolution of Our Fungi Relatives

In the latest installment of a major international effort to probe the origins of species, a team of scientists has reconstructed the early evolution of fungi, the biological kingdom now believed to be animals' ...

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