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2014-04-22 08:42:08

Students can download full set of Office applications, providing them with skills needed after graduation. REDMOND, Wash., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brown University has selected

2014-04-11 10:16:28

To accommodate a lifetime of scents and aromas, mammals have hundreds of genes that each produce a different odorant receptor.

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2014-04-05 06:41:23

The contours of the Earth's crust are influenced by the high temperatures deep within the Earth's mantle, according to a new study published in Science.

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2014-04-05 05:12:23

Using new data obtained by the MESSENGER spacecraft, researchers from Brown University in Rhode Island have discovered that explosive volcanic activity has been occurring throughout most of Mercury’s history.

2014-04-04 23:30:25

Rhode Island Medical Imaging announced that John A.

2014-03-04 14:17:18

The enzyme PP1 has a key role in many of the body’s healthy functions and diseases.

2014-02-25 23:03:30

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) once again donated $2,500 to support the Providence College Women’s Basketball Program’s fight to end breast cancer. East

Forest Model Predicts How Trees Compete For Canopy Space
2014-02-20 11:53:17

Out of an effort to account for what seemed in airborne images to be unusually large tree growth in a Hawaiian forest, scientists at Brown University and the Carnegie Institution for Science have developed a new mathematical model that predicts how trees compete for space in the canopy.

New Boron Nanomaterial Could Be A Very Real Possibility
2014-01-28 10:55:00

Graphene, a sheet of carbon one atom thick, may soon have a new nanomaterial partner, “borophene.”


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.