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The adjusted GPA: Statistician offers possible cure for grade inflation

Recent national analysis says 43 percent of all letter grades awarded in 2008 were A’s, up from 16 percent in 1960.
Public Health

Phones, smoking, other distractions may affect driving, most studies say

Review of studies aims to close some gaps in research about ‘distracted driving’
Agriculture

Black-eyed peas: Can we borrow their genes to improve other crops?

With a $500,000 grant, scientists plan to map DNA, then clone and deploy genes
Education

What price does online generation pay for lack of offline interactions?

Researchers study the face-to-face interactions that take place outside the classroom