Archive: 25/03/2008

Computer Games Can Make Kids More Social, Not Less

Contrary to common education wisdom, computer games and other technologies can foster community-building, a strong sense of identity and higher-level planning even in very young students, UC Davis researchers report.

dateMar 25, 2008 in Other
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New Parasite Discovered; Infects Waterfowl, Other Species

Microbiologists at Oregon State University have discovered a new species of “myxozoan” parasite that has been found for the first time to infect a warm blooded animal – in this case, ducks - after evolving from its ...

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Preterm birth linked to lifelong health issues

The healthcare implications of being born premature are much broader and reach further into adulthood than previously thought, according to a long-term study of more than a million men and women by Duke University and Norwegian ...

dateMar 25, 2008 in Health
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Are organic crops as productive as conventional?

Can organic cropping systems be as productive as conventional systems" The answer is an unqualified, “Yes” for alfalfa or wheat and a qualified “Yes most of the time” for corn and soybeans according to research reported ...

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