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2011-06-18 01:45:14

The ten studies in this special issue document the substantial and growing burden of dengue in the Americas, Africa and Asia, and the burden of a chikungunya outbreak in India.

2011-04-27 11:42:43

Brandeis researchers have made a significant advance in the effort to understand amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) by successfully reversing the toxicity of the mutated protein in the familial type of the disease.

2011-03-10 23:36:25

From neurosurgery to bar code readers, lasers have been used in a myriad of applications since they were first introduced in the late 1950's.

2011-02-16 13:44:00

In the news release, Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings Announce the First Wide Release of Bob Dylan in Concert - Brandeis University 1963 on Digital, CD & Vinyl Formats, issued 16-Feb-2011 by Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the new second paragraph should read "Pre-sale information for Bob Dylan In Concert - Brandeis University 1963 may be found via BobDylan.com (the artist's official website) and Facebook." The complete, corrected...

2011-02-07 15:49:33

Dengue illness, the most common mosquito-borne viral disease in the world, has expanded from its Southeast Asian origins and is resurgent in countries such as Argentina, Chile and the continental United States.

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2011-02-07 10:06:59

Discovery of inorganic, semipermeable clay vesicles indicates minerals could have played a key role in the origins of life.

2011-02-04 03:14:00

DEERFIELD, Illinios, February 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The first assessment of the total cost of dengue illness in the Americas reveals the economic burden to be approximately $2.1 billion per year, exceeding that from other viral illnesses including human papillomavirus (HPV) and rotavirus.

2010-12-17 16:58:26

It’s just a worm, a tiny soil-dwelling nematode worm – but the implications are big for biomedicine and circadian biology as shown in a recent study authored by University of Nevada, Reno researcher Alexander van der Linden.

2010-11-22 19:45:57

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a fatal neurodegenerative disease that eventually destroys most motor neurons, causing muscle weakness and atrophy throughout the body.


Word of the Day
lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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