advisor vs adviser
When I was a child and my family went out to eat, a common game was to race to find the first typo in the menu. In high school, when a student made a grammatical mistake in an announcement at assembly (e.g., using ‘i.e.’ when he or she should have used ‘e.g.’, or, more commonly, using ‘myself’ instead of ‘me’), the meeting would stop and the...
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What percent of the population holds a PhD?
Simple question, tricky answer. According to the US census, 1,754,331 citizens ages 25 and up have doctorates. This Answer.com Answer states that roughly 1% of Americans ages 25 and up have research doctorates and that, if we were to include “people with professional degrees who are normally referred to with Dr title like physicians, dentists, etc (MD, DDS, etc)”, the number would...
Cell phones and cancer →
In case you want to read the original report (instead of reports on the report by people who may have not read the original themselves), here is a PDF of the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer’s report on how radiofrequency electromagnetic fields may be carcinogenic.