Archive: 02/9/2007

Can expert reasoning be taught?

In addition to mastering a large body of knowledge, successful researchers must acquire a host of high-level cognitive skills: critical thinking, "framing" a problem, ongoing evaluation of the solution as it ...

Feb 09, 2007 4.5 / 5 (63) 0 feature

Supernovae -- cosmic lighthouses

Supernovae stand out in the sky like cosmic lighthouses. Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics and at the National Astronomical Institute of Italy have now found a way to use these cosmic ...

Feb 09, 2007 4.5 / 5 (32) 0

Pitt professor contends biological underpinnings

Jeffrey H. Schwartz, University of Pittsburgh professor of anthropology in the School of Arts and Sciences, is working to debunk a major tenet of Darwinian evolution. Schwartz believes that evolutionary changes occur suddenly ...

Feb 09, 2007 3.2 / 5 (15) 0
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