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2011-04-29 12:19:42

Iowa State University's Malika Jeffries-EL says she's studying doing structure-property studies so she can teach old polymers new tricks.

2008-08-17 18:00:23

RESEARCH on the diet of the toothless and blind hagfish has won Rebecca McLeod the 2008 MacDiarmid Young Scientist of the Year award. The marine ecologist studies the diet of the primitive scavenging creature, which lives up to 400 metres below sea level in New Zealand fiords.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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