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2012-06-12 11:35:17

Why stop at the dark side of the moon to make music when you can look thousands of light years into space?

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2010-05-06 09:10:00

A new finding from the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard may have implications for designing an effective AIDS vaccine.

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2008-12-18 15:14:33

Georgia Tech scientists have dreamed up a contraption called the "audio aquarium" as a way to let blind people experience sea life.

2006-08-16 16:45:04

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent TORONTO (Reuters) - As many as one in 300 HIV patients never get sick and never suffer damage to their immune systems and AIDS experts said on Wednesday they want to know why.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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