Dual-language learners in Head Start show significant growth in cognitive and academic areas, report researchers. Once they gained basic English proficiency, the dual-language learners eventually outperformed students who only spoke English.
Autopsy was commonly used during the 16th and 17th centuries to determine sainthood, according to a new book that explores the connection between the spiritual and physical realms in Catholicism.
The 50th anniversary of Rolling Stone magazine has arrived, and not without fanfare. Joe Hagan’s biography of co-founder Jann Wenner appeared in October to stellar reviews, and earlier this month, HBO aired Alex Gibney’s documentary film about the magazine’s history. Wenner’s announcement that he was planning to sell his company’s stake in Rolling Stone also prompted a flurry of retrospective tributes.
New research examines just who is adding to and editing the pages on the free online encyclopedia Wikipedia.
Wine drinkers generally fall into certain categories, called “vinotypes,” and servers or sommeliers offering wine pairings should be cognizant of these customer preferences, a new study suggests.