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2013-12-05 23:46:26

Sometimes the cure can be worse than the disease.

2013-04-18 21:33:28

Keeping up with current scientific literature is a daunting task, considering that hundreds to thousands of papers are published each day.

2013-04-18 11:37:41

A new text-mining algorithm can help identify the most relevant scientific research for a public database that reveals the effects of environmental chemicals on human health.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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