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A recent survey by researchers at Ohio's Miami University found that elementary school girls like science and math. The survey of 2,000 primary school girls found that fourth-grade girls enjoyed science class better than other subjects. Though by eighth grade, they liked science less, but all other subjects also dropped in enjoyability. The news story adds that by college, some girls regain their interest in science.

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