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A growing body of research indicates that increasing the minimum school-leaving age to 18 not only increases high-school graduation rates but also significantly improves the life outcomes of students who otherwise would have become dropouts, according to an article in the winter 2013 Issues in Science and Technology. continue reading »
Substantial racial and ethnic disparities were found for a broad set of harmful health-related issues in a new study of 5th graders from various regions of the U.S. conducted by Boston Children's Hospital and a consortium of research institutions. continue reading »
The Social Security Administration today announced the most popular baby names in Illinois for 2011. Alexander and Sophia topped the list. continue reading »
Chilean scientists are studying the decline in the Antarctic penguin population and are attributing the fall to the abundance of krill, penguins’ main food source. continue reading »
With its strategic position as one of the few pathways into Antarctica, Chilean scientists are developing well over 30 different new research projects in the cold, southern depths of the planet. continue reading »