Archive: 08/3/2007

Religion puts some docs in quandary

More U.S. doctors are refusing to treat patients for religious reasons, causing a collision between religious freedom and discrimination laws.

Aug 03, 2007
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Experts: Leave whale enough alone

Whale experts say that a young Minke now in a Scottish harbor should be allowed to decide for itself when to leave.

Aug 03, 2007
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The matrix of autism

Autistic children are doubly stigmatized. On the one hand, they are often dismissed as “low functioning” or mentally retarded, especially if they have poor speaking skills as many do. Yet when autistics do show exceptional ...

Aug 03, 2007
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A New Wrinkle in Thin Film Science

Wrinkles are often considered a nuisance, but it turns out that they can reveal fundamental properties of materials, according to University of Massachusetts Amherst scientists.

Aug 03, 2007
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