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Researchers at Purdue University are studying the effects of fire on steel structures, such as buildings and bridges, using a one-of-a-kind heating system and a specialized laboratory for testing large beams and other components.
Killing microorganisms has become a national obsession.
A discovery by Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers in Melbourne, Australia, reported in today's edition of Science, is set to rewrite a long-held belief about how the body's immune system establishes its memory.
BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Instrumentation Laboratory (IL), today announced it will host the 2nd IL Asia Pacific Hemostasis Forum on Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at the Grand Hyatt Nusa Dua, in Bali, Indonesia. The event will run from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, local time.
A new University of Georgia study has found that select varieties of sorghum bran have greater antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties than well-known foods such as blueberries and pomegranates.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seven years ago Laura Bates walked into Wabash Valley Correctional Facility's segregated housing unit and began knocking on inmate's metal cell doors. "Hi.
A new study of the High Arctic climate roughly 50 million years ago led by the University of Colorado at Boulder helps to explain how ancient alligators and giant tortoises were able to thrive on Ellesmere Island well above the Arctic Circle, even as they endured six months of darkness each year.
This month physicist Juan Collar and his associates are taking their attempt to unmask the secret identity of dark matter into a Canadian mine more than a mile underground.
Researchers seeking to learn more about stroke by studying how the body responds to toxins in snake venom are this week releasing new findings that they hope will aid in the development of therapies for heart disease and, surprisingly, cancer.
A team of chemists led by Dr George John, Associate Professor at The City College of New York (CCNY), have developed a non-toxic, recyclable agent that can solidify oil on salt water so that it can be scooped up like the fat that forms on the top of a pot of chilled chicken soup.
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