Archive: 01/27/2009

Avoiding secondhand smoke during pregnancy

Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) commonly called secondhand smoke, can harm a developing fetus and may account for complications during pregnancy and birth. It is now known that non-whites experience more adverse pregnancy ...

Jan 27, 2009
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Big cats, wild pigs and short-eared dogs -- oh, my!

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) released photos today from the first large-scale census of jaguars in the Amazon region of Ecuador—one of the most biologically rich regions on the planet.

Jan 27, 2009
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New study may revolutionize language learning

(PhysOrg.com) -- The teaching of languages could be revolutionised following ground-breaking research by Victoria University, New Zealand, PhD graduate Paul Sulzberger. Dr Sulzberger has found that the best way to learn a ...

Jan 27, 2009
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Pupils' performances deteriorate during summer holiday

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the University of Twente, Netherlands, recently demonstrated that differences in pupils’ levels arise largely during holiday periods. They investigated pupils’ progress in the field of ...

Jan 27, 2009
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