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2013-09-18 23:32:09

Green Dot CEO, Mark Remmert; Dan Rocconi, president and CEO of Bixby International; and Eric Chan, internationally recognized designer will form a panel to discuss sustainable product design from

Bacteria Swim With Help From High-angle Helix
2013-08-13 15:33:24

A high-angle helix helps microorganisms like sperm and bacteria swim through mucus and other viscoelastic fluids

2013-08-07 23:02:05

Rhode Island Medical Imaging was recognized with a Worksite Health Award for demonstrating an exceptional commitment to helping their employees improve their health and well-being.

Small Intestine Uses More Cells To Absorb Larger Particles
2013-08-06 07:41:25

A new study reports that the small intestine uses more cells than scientists had realized to absorb microspheres large enough to contain therapeutic protein drugs, such as insulin.

Mars Double Layered Craters Are The Result Of Impactors And Ice
2013-08-06 04:16:26

The over 600 double-layer ejecta craters on Mars resulted because the planet's surface was covered by a thick sheet of ice during the time of impact, geologists from Brown University have discovered.

2013-07-25 23:26:02

Study was published in the Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology and was recently presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference.

Genes Regulated By Newly Found CLAMP Protein
2013-07-18 12:49:15

They say a good man is hard to find. Were it not for a newly discovered protein, the X chromosome of a male fruit fly could never be found by a gene-regulating complex that male flies need to develop and survive.

Mapping Origins And Uses Of Wrinkles, Creases And Folds
2013-07-18 08:48:26

Engineers from Brown University have mapped out the amounts of compression required to cause wrinkles, creases, and folds to form in rubbery materials.


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