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3D Chocolate Printer To Be Released By The End of April
2012-04-07 04:38:37

Good news for anyone with a sweet tooth: a prototype 3D chocolate printer first unveiled by UK scientists last summer is currently available for pre-order and should be commercially released by the end of the month.

Wooly Mammoth Found In Siberia Is Remarkably Well Preserved
2012-04-05 04:44:04

A young, entombed Wooly Mammoth has been discovered in Siberia near the Arctic Ocean. Nicknamed “Yuka," the mammoth has been described by discoverers as being “remarkably well preserved” despite being cut open by ancient people.

BBC Persian Service Suffers Sophisticated Cyber Attack
2012-03-15 13:06:38

British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) director-general Mark Thompson reported on Wednesday that the site had suffered a sophisticated cyber-attack recently.

Study Finds Developing Countries Suffer From Poor Hospital Care
2012-03-15 06:56:12

A new study finds that patient safety is lacking in the world’s developing countries, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal.

Solar Storm Threat Appears To Have Passed
2012-03-09 12:26:43

Two recent Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs) -- massive bursts of solar wind produced by the Sun -- appear to have caused little or no damage to electrical systems, according to scientists.

Invasive Species Put Antarctic Natives At Risk
2012-03-06 11:15:04

As temperatures warm along Antarctica’s outer fringes, it allows for invasive plants and organisms to be carried in inadvertently by visiting scientists and tourists, putting the pristine ecosystem at risk, researchers have found.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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