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Extra Time for Students With Learning Disabilities Does Not Skew SAT Scores

Requests for extended time are the most common but contentious accommodation requests made by students with learning disabilities (LD) and/or AD/HD taking college entrance and licensing exams. According to a new study in Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, students given extra time respond ...

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Heart Risk Factors in Kids

...sufficient, with levels between 15 nanograms and 29 nanograms per milliliter. The high incidence of vitamin D deficiency was so surprising that "we sat on our data for six months," Melamed said. "We didn't publish until it was confirmed by other people that we had the right numbers." Children with ...

Young Black, Hispanic Women Tend to Develop 'Love Handles'

...n linked to metabolic issues in people, and previous studies show that such increases are common among those with type 2 diabetes. The increase in sat was even greater: 89 cm2 for black women in their 20s and 53 cm2 for the same-aged Hispanic women, the researchers found. The study, which looked ...

Community Hospitals: Dying Breed or Community Cornerstone?

...oneering new approaches and achieving profitability while doing so. "We know what it takes to succeed, and our methodology is proven. We've sat in the Board member's and CEO's chair, negotiated with lenders, met payrolls and worked with regulators," states Burnette. "We take on transformation...

Too Much Texting Can Spell Neck, Arm Pain

...tudy found. Young adults who texted while hunched over and typed using only one thumb had more problems with their arms, neck and hands than those who sat straighter and used more than one digit. "Considering how much we use the small mobile phone keypads, it is important that we learn how they affect...

Food Ingredients Industry Leaders Applaud the Launch of Health ingredients South America

...ed a unique chance to show professionals the trends and discoveries in the functional ingredients sector. Bunge's theme presentation on "Low Trans Low sat Fats" was an example, and earned us a lot of praise." Suzan Mohamad Nessaif, Commercial Manager of CNI, said the Hi South America Summit was ...

Let Water Be Water, LLC Announces Results of the 'WAT-AAH! Challenge'

...Massachusetts mommy blogger Nicole McCabe, of the blog 'Good Golly Miss Blondie,' "Not only did he choose the WAT-AAH! over the soda and juice, but he sat there and drank it like it wasn't out of the ordinary. When I asked him what he thought, he said, 'Mama, can you buy this kind from now on? I like the...

Social Entrepreneur's Cup Finalists Announced

...he best pathway out of poverty and into a middle-class life. Admission Possible helps promising low-income students enter college by providing ACT and sat test preparation services and admissions and financial aid consulting. Each year, approximately 200,000 low-income students in the United States gradu...

Women may not be so picky after all about choosing a mate

...o-investigator of the study. Regardless of gender, those who rotated experienced greater romantic desire for their partners, compared to those who sat throughout the event. The rotators, compared to the sitters, tended to have a greater interest in seeing their speed-dating partners again. "Given...

World's largest DNA scan for autism uncovers new gene variant for disorder

...ariants to autism and consistently discovered six changes that occurred more frequently in autistic children than in the control group. These variants sat on chromosome 5 between two genes, CDH9 and CDH10. In the second half of the study, the UCLA team looked at the two genes' presence in the develop...

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SAT in Biological News

Reading the brain without poking it

... The researchers tested how well the microelectrodes could detect nerve signals from the brain that control arm movements. The two epilepsy patients sat up in their hospital beds and used one arm to move a wireless computer "mouse" over a high-quality electronic draftsman's tablet in front of them. The...

Google Earth aids discovery of early African mammal fossils

...t told Gingerich the quarry was probably farther east---exactly where, he wasn't sure. Instead of setting out blindly across the desert, Gingerich sat down at his computer and clicked on Google Earth. After locating Sheikh Fadl, he scanned eastward until he found a range of limestone bluffs trailing ...

Smoke from cigarettes, cooking oil, wood, shift male cardiovascular system into overdrive

... in the experiment. The researchers exposed the participants to secondhand cigarette smoke, wood smoke or cooking oil smoke in separate trials as they sat in a 10-by-10-foot environmental chamber. The researchers cleared the air in the chamber after each trial. They measured respiratory and cardiovas...

Smoke from cigarettes, cooking oil, wood, shift male cardiovascular system into overdrive

... in the experiment. The researchers exposed the participants to secondhand cigarette smoke, wood smoke or cooking oil smoke in separate trials as they sat in a 10-by-10-foot environmental chamber. The researchers cleared the air in the chamber after each trial. They measured respiratory and cardiovas...

Major source of radon exposure overlooked at former Ohio uranium-processing plant

...inney, "and since the level of radon exposure is based on your proximity to a specific source, we had to know approximately where each worker stood or sat during their shift to figure out what level of radon they were being exposed to." Pinney's team divided the 1,000-acre Fernald facility into numero...

Earliest animal footprints ever found -- discovered in Nevada

...accidental discovery. We came on an outcrop that looked like it crossed the Precambrian-Cambrian boundary, so we stopped to take a look at it. We just sat down and started flipping rocks over. We were there less than an hour when I saw it." The creature must have stepped lightly onto the soft marine s...

The 'satellite navigation' in our brains

... of thousands of winding streets, have the most refined and powerful innate sat navs, strengthened over years of experience." In their study, Dr Spiers...sts have identified three types of cells which, says Dr Spiers, make up the sat nav. These are called place cells, head direction cells and grid cells. ...

Climate change hastens extinction in Madagascar's reptiles and amphibians

...ed. Moreover, some of these "missing" species popped up at the next higher elevation surveyed. "I noted this in the field as strange, but when I later sat down and looked at the data, the trend persisted," Raxworthy explains. He culled elevation records and was able to compare surveys of animals over a t...

Grand Canyon may be as old as dinosaurs, says new study

... Colorado River was at carving the massive canyon. "If you stand on the rim of the Grand Canyon today, the bottom of the ancestral canyon would have sat over your head, incised into rocks that have since been eroded away," said Flowers. The ancestral Colorado River was likely running in the opposite d...

Survival of the rarest: Fruit flies shed light on the evolution of behavior

...itzpatrick "tagged" one of the types with a green fluorescent protein that glows under ultraviolet light. Then, over the course of a year, Fitzpatrick sat in a darkened room for several hours a day counting glowing larvae under a microscope. The researchers found that when the fruit fly larvae were ...

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SAT in Biological Technology

International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) Announces First CMPP Exam Window Closes, Next Opportunity in September

...pproximately 75 candidates submitted their applications, and 63 individuals sat for the exam during the month of February. Candidates can apply now for th...pproximately 75 candidates submitted their applications, and 63 individuals sat for the exam during the month of February. Candidates can apply now for th...

Study reveals principles behind stability and electronic properties of gold nanoclusters

...ective crust around the nanoparticles. "This discovery contradicted what most chemists believed was going on which was that the sulfur atom merely sat atop the uppermost gold layer, bound to three adjacent metal atoms," said Whetten. With the experimentally determined structural coordinates, an in...

WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX) Appoints Dr. Debra Yu as VP of Strategy

...ilkerson Group, Morgan Stanley & Co., Genentech Inc. and the Permanente Company. She has stewarded more than 25 companies through venture capital, and sat on the board of eight and stepped in as Chief Executive Officer of one. Dr. Yu's responsibilities in her new role include bringing constructive lead...

Special Stockholders Meeting to Elect Directors Set for March 4, 2008

...ecord date for the purpose of determining stockholders entitled to notice of and to vote at the special meeting is January 18, 2008. The directors who sat on the Cryo-Cell Board of Directors prior to the 2007 annual meeting will continue in office until the special meeting of stockholders is held. The ...

Chairman & CEO of KIWA, Li Wei, Interviewed by Phoenix Satellite TV

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WTN Interview with Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin: Facilitating technology growth and regional economic development is a priority

...ta, all have new governors. There is new energy, new blood there and yet it is going to take a while to figure out what is on their agendas. I sat down with Governor Jim Doyle and talked about the things I am working on and excited about. We talked about regional economic development. I know he h...

Heres how todays Wisconsin children will find jobs tomorrow

...d the U.S. average for adults with four-year degrees (23.8 percent versus 26 percent). How can that be true in a state with the highest high-school sat and ACT scores in the nation? Some Wisconsin-born young people have voted with their feet and moved elsewhere after college to find well-paying jobs. ...

UW-Madisons IT Metamorphosis

...ollaboration The University spent a year planning the current upgrade covered in the Syllabus article, Scott said. The ISIS teams and committees sat down in forum-type meetings with a few hundred people and got their feedback, and then took that to one-on-one meetings with the heads of departments,...

Silicon Logic Engineering Ramps Up Custom Chips

...hips for high-end networking and computing customers such as Nortel Networks, Cisco, IBM, Motorola, Boeing and Texas Instruments to name a few. WTN sat down with Jeff West , president at SLEs headquarters to discuss where the business is going, where its been, and what the company can do to fend off ...

What If We Cut Our Own Path?

...d. What if we made a real commitment to education in Wisconsin? I mean a real commitment. Yes, we have a fine base to start from. Our high school sat scores are the envy of the country and our university system is something to be proud of. But were fooling ourselves if we think the technology clust...

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SAT in Biological Definition

Charles Darwin

...made a presentation to the Plinian society of his discovery that black spores often found in oyster shells were the eggs of a skate leech. Darwin also sat Robert Jameson 's natural history course, learning about stratigraphic geology and getting to assist with the collections of the Museum of Edinb...
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