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Lasting Intelligence

By | January 19, 2012

Genetic differences influence how well people perform on IQ tests as children and senior citizens.

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Kiddy Meds

By | January 19, 2012

Hundreds of new drugs for kids are in the horizon

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Cracks Form in Anti-Open Access Push

By | January 18, 2012

Academic and commercial publishers disagree on the legislation that would limit public access to federally funded research findings.

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Smart Drugs

By | January 18, 2012

Specialized tablets rigged with sensors monitor patients' medication use.

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Omega-3s Help Heal Nerves

By | January 18, 2012

High omega-3 levels help mouse neurons heal better after injury.

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The Benefits of Coffee

By | January 17, 2012

Researchers finally nail down why drinking coffee helps reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

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New Herd Virus Haunts Europe

By | January 17, 2012

Researchers are working speedily to find a cure for a new virus that causes birth defects and stillbirth in cows, sheep, and goats.

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JSTOR For Free

By | January 17, 2012

JSTOR, the online archive of scholarly journal articles, is offering free but limited access to its database.

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Budget Cuts Shutter Biodiversity Program

By | January 16, 2012

The US Geological Survey’s database, a compendium of biodiversity information, will be shut down this month due to a slashed 2012 budget.

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Saving the Amazon Rainforest

By | January 16, 2012

Global donations to Ecuador’s project to trade clean energy for Amazonian oil mean the rainforest stays intact for now.

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