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2010-11-09 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- blinkx, the world's largest and most advanced video search engine, today announced a partnership with Amino Communications, the world's leading developer of pure IPTV and hybrid/OTT devices and solutions.

2010-08-18 13:18:29

The world's first ever analysis of data from a full scale clinical trial in adults shows that training Health Visitors to assess and psychologically support mothers after childbirth can prevent the development of depression over the following year.

2010-07-26 12:08:35

Thirty-two years ago today, the world's first baby was born after in vitro fertilisation.

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2010-07-13 08:35:00

African national parks like Masai Mara and the Serengeti have seen populations of large mammals decline by up to 59 percent, according to a study published in Biological Conservation.

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2010-06-30 05:45:00

Austrian and British researchers, who are working to understand ancient rock engravings from the Copper Age found in many hidden locations throughout Europe, said the displays may have been prehistoric man’s primitive version of cinema.

2010-05-25 03:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, England and SAN FRANCISCO, May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU.

2010-05-04 03:29:00

CAMBRIDGE, England, May 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever since education and learning guru Marc Prensky coined the term 'Digital Natives', there has been increased understanding of the different tools that the next generation will need to learn languages. Does this mean that gone are the days of the dog-eared textbook, replaced with ever more slick and shiny technology on mobile phones, PCs and iPods? Is toiling over grammar exercises with pen and paper a thing of the past, trumped by the...

2010-04-12 05:19:00

PARIS, CAMBRIDGE, England and ABILENE, Texas, April 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abilene Christian University, Cambridge University Press and Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs have embarked on a joint research project whose intent is to set out a new path towards the future of publishing - from creation through distribution - by putting tools that enhance education in the hands of individuals. For hundreds of years, educators have relied on static, standardised textbooks to deliver...

2009-09-10 10:09:00

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Word of the Day
dynamitard
  • A political dynamiter.
The word 'dynamitard' is related to 'dynamite', which comes from a Greek root meaning 'power' and was coined by Alfred Nobel.