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2011-06-15 22:21:42

A new Baylor University study has found that sunlight decreases the toxicity of golden algae, which kills millions of fish in the southern United States every year.

2011-06-14 01:15:30

While several states have recently limited the ability for teacher unions to collectively bargain for their members, teachers will continue to flex their political muscle in a way scholars of policymaking have overlooked: through their pocketbooks.

2011-06-08 20:50:23

A new study from biology researchers at Baylor University and the University of Maryland-Baltimore has found that there are consistent and widespread declines in stream biodiversity at lower levels of urban development more damaging than what was previously believed.

2011-06-01 22:54:44

A new study has found that an emerging tool for combating climate change may cause less harm to some soil animals than initial studies suggested.

2011-05-31 08:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Students from Zhejiang University have been crowned World Champions of the 2011 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) on Monday, May 30.

2011-05-26 08:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 300 university students from around the globe will gather in Orlando, FL., May 27 - 31 to compete in the 35th Annual World Finals of the IBM-sponsored International Collegiate Programming Contest, also known as the Battle of the Brains.

2011-05-25 21:46:11

Baylor College of Medicine today announced the first major project of its new Center for Globalization, a plan to partner with a leading health care provider in India in an academic affiliation.

2011-05-24 23:01:11

Male rappers seek bill-paying women who don't make demands.

2011-05-18 14:14:24

Baylor University, in collaboration with the U.S Forest Service (USFS) Rocky Mountain Research Station, has developed a model that predicts the risk of wetland habitat loss based on local wetland features and characteristics of the landscape surrounding the wetland.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]