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Over Range Of ADHD Behavior, Genes Major Force On Reading Achievement, Environment On Math
Humans are not born as blank slates for nature to write on. Neither are they behaving on genes alone. Research by Lee A. Thompson, chair of Case Western Reserve University’s Psychological Sciences Department, and colleagues found that the link between Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and academic performance involves a complex interaction of genes and environment. Genetic …
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UMES recognizes excellence at Honors Convocation
PRINCESS ANNE — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore recognized almost 700 undergraduate students for academic excellence during the 58th annual Honors Convocation — among them are students named to the fall and spring 2010’s dean’s list and an outstanding student from each of the university’s four schools and 18 departments.
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Biosphere, the human terrarium, turns 20
ORACLE, Ariz. — Jane Poynter and seven compatriots agreed to spend two years sealed inside a 3-acre terrarium in the Sonoran Desert. Their mission back in the 1990s: To see whether humans might someday be able to create self-sustaining colonies in outer space.
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