Archive: 03/20/2009

Flight of the bumble (and honey) bee

Insects such as honeybees and bumble bees are predictable in the way they move among flowers, typically moving directly from one flower to an adjacent cluster of flowers in the same row of plants. The bees' ...

Mar 20, 2009
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Not ready for SAT? Teen's Web site may be the answer

In the week leading to the most recent SAT college-admission exam, some 600 students logged on to the INeed APencil Web site. There, they reviewed lessons, quizzed themselves on grammar and quadratic equations and even took ...

Mar 20, 2009
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DNA self-tests: More hype than help?

With a little spit and a few keyboard strokes, you can unlock the secrets of your DNA. At least, it seems that simple at an array of Internet sites that are pitching genetic tests directly to consumers.

Mar 20, 2009
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