Archive: 01/30/2008

Scientists study excess fat in chickens

Obesity is a problem for many American consumers—and now even chickens are getting fat. As a result,scientists have been looking for ways to help growers efficiently produce chickens of optimal weight while minimizing excess ...

Jan 30, 2008
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Newborn brain cells modulate learning and memory

Boosted by physical and mental exercise, neural stem cells continue to sprout new neurons throughout life, but the exact function of these newcomers has been the topic of much debate. Removing a genetic master switch that ...

Jan 30, 2008
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Instruction expert to parents: Don’t delay school entry

If you have reservations about whether your son or daughter is ready for kindergarten, you're not alone. Many parents agonize over concerns that their child might be among the youngest or smallest in the class. They often ...

Jan 30, 2008
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Does a bad January mean a bad year for share markets?

The Americans call it the January Barometer – the stock market performance for the first month, sets the pattern for the rest of the year. But Massey University finance researchers say while this may hold true for the United ...

Jan 30, 2008
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