Monthly Archives: February 2012

Talking the talk

THE stalemate over controversial influenza research has dragged on for months now. It all began when researchers in Rotterdam and Wisconsin created a more contagious form of bird flu. Then, in December, American security officials asked the world’s most prestigious … Continue reading

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A new report from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute paints a grim picture of state science standards across the United States. But it also reveals some intriguing details about exactly what’s going wrong with the way many American…

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State of Science

A new report from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute paints a grim picture of state science standards across the United States. But it also reveals some intriguing details about exactly what’s going wrong with the way many American students are learning science. … Continue reading

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Debt and private equity

… Critics are on stronger ground when they complain that private-equity firms burdened companies with debt, took the cash out as dividends and sometimes drove them to the wall. Bankruptcy was not the intention nor, in the great majority of … Continue reading

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