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Gene linked to common intellectual disability

University of Adelaide researchers have taken a step forward in unravelling the causes of a commonly inherited intellectual disability, finding that a genetic mutation...

Some see work as a calling, others say it’s just a...

Why does one person see work primarily as a means to a paycheck, while another sitting in the next cubicle expects work to provide...

How are Open Access and MOOCS disrupting the academic community in...

Supporters of open academic content have long touted its ability to widen the impact and productivity of scholarship while relieving cost pressures in academia. While...

Researchers use science to predict success

We all want to know the secret to suc­cess and physi­cists are no dif­ferent. Like the rest of the aca­d­emic com­mu­nity, physi­cists rely on...

‘Cupcake bans’ rare, but may reduce overexposure to sugary treats

Nearly 1 in 3 American children are overweight or obese, but sugary sweets are often on the menu at elementary school classroom parties. But schools...

Doctors in Debt: High Debt Load Anticipated By Majority of Medical...

The cost of a medical school education in the United States has been on the rise over the past 10 years. However, given racial...

Varying quality of science, tech education in Brazil, Russia, India and...

America may have legitimate competitive reasons to worry about the number of computer science and engineering graduates from elite Chinese and Indian universities –...

Prison education cuts recidivism and improves employment

Prison inmates who receive general education and vocational training are significantly less likely to return to prison after release and are more likely to...

Dragonflies can see by switching ‘on’ and ‘off’

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have discovered a novel and complex visual circuit in a dragonfly's brain that could one day help to...

Walking to school helps girls think

Cognitive performance of adolescent girls who walk to school is better than that of girls who travel by bus or car. Moreover, cognitive performance...

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