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Too much homework can be counterproductive

Instead of improving educational achievement in countries around the world, increases in homework may actually undercut teaching effectiveness and worsen disparities in student learning, according to two Penn State researchers. Most tea ...

May 31, 2005 4.2 / 5 (556) 0

Backs to the Future

New analysis of the language and gesture of South America's indigenous Aymara people indicates they have a concept of time opposite to all the world's studied cultures -- so that the past is ahead of them and ...

Jun 12, 2006 4.7 / 5 (267) 2

Meditation found to increase brain size

People who meditate grow bigger brains than those who don't. Researchers at Harvard, Yale, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found the first evidence that meditation can alter the physical ...

Jan 27, 2006 4.2 / 5 (260) 0

Safe Nuclear Power and Green Hydrogen Fuel

Nuclear power is being shunned. It’s not surprising, after the serious accident at Chernobyl in 1986 that made the Russian city’s name synonymous with disaster. The potential exists for more of the same ...

Dec 11, 2005 4.6 / 5 (165) 0 feature