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Possible Higgs Boson Sighting Too Be Revealed Next Week
2011-12-08 13:18:18

Scientists will be revealing the outcome next week from their latest results of looking for the Higgs boson at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

Sleeping Late Is A Genetic Trait
2011-12-06 05:57:49

Researchers found that sleeping-in when you don’t have to work the next day or not under the influence of sleeping pills is a genetic marker.

2011-12-03 08:00:00

Snow Leopard Conservation Project Voted Number One in Competition Hosted by BBC World News and Newsweek (PRWEB) December 03, 2011 A program developed

Global Health Fund Cutting Grants Until 2014
2011-11-26 05:33:55

Financial woes have forced a UN-backed organization to eliminate research grants to help combat some of the world's deadliest diseases until 2014, and some of the group's current projects could also be in danger.

Pregnant Dolphins Must Overcome More Than Impending Motherhood
2011-11-25 11:50:16

A recent study, published in the Journal of Experimental Biology, finds that pregnant bottlenose dolphins - especially in the later stages - find their swimming speed almost halved and tail movement restricted.

2011-11-24 08:00:00

The Snow Leopard Trust, a Seattle based wildlife conservation organization has reached the finals of the BBC World Challenge.

Contraceptive Pill Possibly Linked To Prostate Cancer
2011-11-15 09:18:16

Research suggests that use of the contraceptive pill is associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer, which is the most common cancer type among males in the developed world.

Minecraft Honored At UK Video Game Festival
2011-10-31 04:41:43

The popular sandbox construction game Minecraft was named the winner of a "new arts award" at the GameCity video game culture festival in Nottingham, England.


Word of the Day
definiens
  • The word or words serving to define another word or expression, as in a dictionary entry.
The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.
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