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Bullying in schools is still prevalent, national report says

Despite a dramatic increase in public awareness and anti-bullying legislation nationwide, the prevalence of bullying is still one of the most pressing issues facing our nation's youth, according ...

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Early intervention could boost education levels

(Medical Xpress)—Taking steps from an early age to improve childhood education skills could raise overall population levels of academic achievement by as much as 5%, and reduce socioeconomic ...

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Medical Xpress

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Pros and cons of the PhD glut

Nature 514 407 doi: 10.1038/514407f

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Bitcoin may be volatile but has value beyond price point

Bitcoin may be volatile but has value beyond price point        

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New poll reveals what Americans fear most

Chapman University has initiated the first comprehensive nationwide study on what strikes fear in Americans in the first of what is a planned annual study. According to the Chapman poll, the ...

Tue 21 Oct 14 from

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Most published medical research is false; Here's how to improve

In 2005, in a landmark paper viewed well over a million times, John Ioannidis explained in PLOS Medicine why most published research findings are false. To coincide with PLOS Medicine's 10th ...

Tue 21 Oct 14 from Medical Xpress

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Color and texture matter most when it comes to tomatoes

A new study in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), evaluated consumers' choice in fresh tomato selection and revealed which characteristics make ...

Tue 21 Oct 14 from

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Less-numerate investors swayed by corporate report presentation effects

Publicly traded corporations are increasingly publishing social responsibility reports for investors, who now consider such information alongside traditional financial data before investing ...

Tue 21 Oct 14 from

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Digital native fallacy: Teachers still know better when it comes to using technology

Members of today's younger Net Generation aren't more tech savvy than their teachers just because they were born into a world full of computers. In fact, if it weren't for the coaxing and support ...

Mon 20 Oct 14 from

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From the Editor

At 2:15 p.m. on august 31, 1910, colonel Roosevelt (as the ex-president, proud of his "crowded hour" on San Juan Hill, preferred to be known) climbed onto a kitchen table in a grove near Osawatomie, ...

Tue 21 Oct 14 from MIT Technology Review

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