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2010-01-21 13:25:15

Some Canadian shorebirds have had to get fit or die trying.

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2010-01-20 10:25:00

New research published in the open access journal BMC Microbiology contributes to our understanding of why eating apples is good for you.

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2010-01-14 10:25:00

Scientists investigating the spread of antibiotic-resistant superbugs have gone the extra mile for their research – all the way to the Arctic.

2009-12-15 16:39:06

The urban poor in sub-Saharan Africa are the latest victims of the obesity epidemic.

2009-12-11 11:14:28

Despite free public healthcare, Italy's poor are more likely to end up in hospital with avoidable conditions, new research shows.

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2009-12-04 08:58:12

In contrast to the exhaustive research into venom produced by snakes and spiders, venomous fish have been neglected and remain something of a mystery.

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2009-12-03 13:55:00

Chemical identifiers secreted from the genital glands of lemurs, allow them to avoid incest and also to engage in nepotism.

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2009-11-27 12:15:14

A survey carried out in eight European countries has shown that closing schools in the event of an infectious disease pandemic could have a significant role in reducing illness transmission.

2009-11-24 15:59:22

The smoking ban in Wales has not displaced secondhand smoke from public places into the home.

2009-11-13 13:23:06

Removing the PKCI/HINT1 gene from mice has an anti-depressant-like and anxiolytic-like effect.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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