Archive | June, 2012

Gifted 7-year-old authors book about dinosaurs

A lot of children have a fascination with dinosaurs, but very few actually sit down to write a book about them – especially before the age of 7. However, this is exactly what United Arab Emirates resident Pritvik Sinhadc has accomplished, Friday magazine reported. Pritvik is a self-taught paleontologist with a passion for the prehistoric […]

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Educational services for gifted students needed in Ohio

According to the Ohio Association for Gifted Children (OAGC), youths who display exceptional ability in academic aptitude, intellectual capacity, creativity and other areas may be gifted. In Ohio, school districts are required by law to identify gifted students, The Columbus Dispatch reports. However, these districts do not have to provide services for these children. As […]

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Student earns his MD at age 21

As most people are aware, becoming a doctor is anything but easy. In fact, the entire process can take anywhere from 11 to 16 years to complete, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges. For students, the traditional path to earning a Doctor of Medicine (MD) includes four years of undergraduate work, another four […]

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Positivity may lead to a longer life

Laughter is said to be the best medicine, but it may be the key to longevity as well. This is what researchers from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Yeshiva University’s Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology found after working with a sample of centenarians. During the study, which appears in the journal "Aging," researchers […]

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