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2013-10-09 13:10:36

Researchers from Brown University and King's College London have gained surprising new insights into how brain anatomy influences language acquisition in young children.

Meals For Seniors Could Save Money For Some States
2013-10-07 16:44:42

Home-delivered meals bring not only food to seniors but also the opportunity to remain in their homes.

2013-09-30 10:19:30

A research team centered at Brown University has compiled the largest and most stringently validated list of RNA editing sites in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster, a stalwart of biological research.

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.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.