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October 15, 1998 | Bloomberg News
Scientific Learning Corp. withdrew its plan for a $31.2-million initial public offering, making the provider of teaching software for learning-disabled children the latest casualty of a cool IPO market. The Berkeley-based company pulled the stock sale indefinitely, "on the grounds that current market conditions do not support a public offering," it said in a registration withdrawal filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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October 15, 1998 | Bloomberg News
Scientific Learning Corp. withdrew its plan for a $31.2-million initial public offering, making the provider of teaching software for learning-disabled children the latest casualty of a cool IPO market. The Berkeley-based company pulled the stock sale indefinitely, "on the grounds that current market conditions do not support a public offering," it said in a registration withdrawal filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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October 25, 2001 | RICHARD LEE COLVIN, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
Go to almost any classroom and, within minutes, you're likely to hear a frazzled teacher say: "Let's pay attention." But researchers have long known that it's not always necessary to pay attention to something in order to learn it. Now a team of scientists at Boston University have taken that idea a step further, concluding that it's possible to learn from information that's imperceptible.
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October 18, 1998 | ROBERT LEE HOTZ, TIMES SCIENCE WRITER
For generations, teachers have struggled to correct the reading disorders that handicap one in every five Americans with little more than theory and the informed intuition of trial and error to guide them. Now, by probing the neural processing of written words, researchers for the first time are discovering the true character of reading problems. Surprisingly, they are finding that to every human brain--tailored by evolution to communicate through speech--reading is an unnatural act.
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