Archive: 10/19/2009

Children's blood lead levels linked to lower test scores

Exposure to lead in early childhood significantly contributes to lower performances on end-of-grade (EOG) reading tests among minority and low-income children, according to researchers at Duke University and North Carolina ...

dateOct 19, 2009 in Health
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As Greenland melts

Not that long ago - the blink of a geologic eye - global temperatures were so warm that ice on Greenland could have been hard to come by. Today, the largest island in the world is covered with ice 1.6 miles ...

dateOct 19, 2009 in Environment
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'American Diet' v. Atkins Diet

(PhysOrg.com) -- If people can learn anything from rats, what to eat might be one of the most useful lessons. University of South Florida Professor David Diamond, in the Departments of Psychology, Molecular ...

dateOct 19, 2009 in Medical research
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Google wooing Microsoft business customers

Google on Monday ramped up a campaign to convert businesses worldwide into users of email, calendar, document and other software programs it offers online as services on the Internet.

dateOct 19, 2009 in Internet
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