Archive: 22/12/2008

Rise in births for couples on benefits

(PhysOrg.com) -- Increased government support for families has coincided with a rise in births among women who left school at 16 compared to those who stayed in education after the age of 18.

dateDec 22, 2008 in Other
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Another reason to drink a nice cup of shade-grown joe

A new study published in the December 23rd issue of Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, reveals another "eco-friendly" reason to select shade-grown coffee over beans that were grown in the sun: Shade coffee farms not ...

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A simple questionnaire to replace a doctor's exam

The good news -- you've been offered the perfect job. The not-so-good news — it's contingent on a medical exam. For the disabled, people with diseases like HIV, or those who are simply mega-stressed at the thought of a ...

dateDec 22, 2008 in Other
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Honeybees as plant 'bodyguards'

Honeybees are important to plants for reasons that go beyond pollination, according to a new study published in the December 23rd issue of Current Biology, a Cell Press publication. The insects' buzz also defends plants against ...

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