Archive: 12/2/2008

Researchers Suggest New Models for Music Education

(PhysOrg.com) -- Preteens and teenagers today are involved in music in ways that never could have been imagined 50 years ago. Yet America’s secondary school music education programs remain strikingly similar to those of ...

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Plastic as a conductor

(PhysOrg.com) -- Plastic that conducts electricity and metal that weighs no more than a feather? It sounds like an upside-down world. Yet researchers have succeeded in making plastics conductive and cutting ...

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Toys made of liquid wood

(PhysOrg.com) -- Most plastics are based on petroleum. A bio-plastic that consists of one hundred percent renewable raw materials helps to conserve this resource. Researchers have now optimized the plastic ...

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