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2012-03-24 04:48:29

Researchers at Brown University have created an implant that appears to deter breast cancer cell regrowth.

2012-03-12 21:26:14

An article released by Social Forces indicates that voter identification requirements have a substantially negative impact on the voting of all groups except for Asians.

2012-03-12 14:40:58

Chemists at Brown University have created a triple-headed metallic nanoparticle that reportedly performs better and lasts longer than any other nanoparticle catalyst studied in fuel-cell reactions.

2012-02-16 18:14:40

The evolution of plants and animals generally has been thought to occur through the passing of genes from parent to offspring and genetic modifications that happen along the way.

Weight Loss Can be Contagious
2012-02-16 04:12:52

Is weight loss “contagious”? According to a new study published online in the journal Obesity, teammates in a team-based weight loss competition significantly influenced each other’s weight loss, suggesting that shedding pounds can have a ripple effect.

Moderate Air Pollution Linked To Stroke, Cognitive Decline
2012-02-14 06:06:21

Chronic exposure to air pollution, even at levels typically considered safe by federal regulations, increases the risk of stroke by 34 percent and may accelerate cognitive decline in older adults.

2012-02-09 00:52:52

Life shrouds most choices in mystery.

2012-01-25 13:00:00

Producing a large scale, multi-venue, televised event is a huge challenge and certainly not an exact science. Flexibility, quality, dependability and diligence are necessary to pull it off.

New Research Shows Feathered Dinosaur Could Fly
2012-01-25 06:22:05

An international team of researchers led by Brown University has shed some new light on whether the winged dinosaur Archaeopteryx could fly.


Word of the Day
friseur
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").
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