Archive: 07/21/2010

The future of reading

Emma Teitgen, 12, thought the chemistry book her teacher recommended would make perfect bedside reading. Perfect because it might help her fall asleep.

Jul 21, 2010
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How do you make the perfect sled dog?

Over the last few hundred years, Alaskan sled dogs have been bred to haul cargo over Arctic terrain and, more recently, for racing. Now, researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Genetics have identi ...

Jul 21, 2010
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New guidelines aim to reduce repeated C-sections

(AP) -- Most women who've had a C-section, and many who've had two, should be allowed to try labor with their next baby, say new guidelines - a step toward reversing the "once a cesarean, always a cesarean" policies taking ...

Jul 21, 2010
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Brain scans may help guide career choice

General aptitude tests and specific mental ability tests are important tools for vocational guidance. Researchers are now asking whether performance on such tests is based on differences in brain structure, and if so, can ...

Jul 21, 2010
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A new code of conduct for researchers

A new European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity will be presented by the European Science Foundation at the World Conference on Research Integrity. The code addresses good practice and bad conduct in science, offering ...

Jul 21, 2010
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Qualcomm 3Q profit rises 4 percent, revenue down

(AP) -- Qualcomm Inc. said Wednesday that its fiscal third-quarter profit rose 4 percent and revenues fell less than analysts expected, allaying concerns among investors that the developer of wireless chips and technologies ...

Jul 21, 2010
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