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2009-08-06 15:50:00

Aesop's fables, which include the goose that laid the golden egg to the notorious race between the tortoise and the hare, are known for their moral lessons rather than their literal truth.

2009-07-20 03:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, English and SAN FRANCISCO, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU.

2009-07-08 07:38:00

CAMBRIDGE, England, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Funxional Therapeutics Ltd (Funxional) has announced today the successful completion of the first Phase I study with FX125L, an orally available small molecule which belongs to a new therapeutic class named Broad Spectrum Chemokine Inhibitors (BSCIs). The Phase I, single ascending dose study was conducted in the United States.

2009-07-02 08:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, England, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambridge technology start-up Sonnet Models are set to change the way aspiring models get onto the books of the world's leading modelling agencies through a newly-launched Facebook application. Based on the public's votes, the 'Sonnet Face of the World' competition will allow any aspiring Kate Moss to get the attention of top modelling agencies around the world.

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2009-06-01 14:10:00

Experts suggest that a natural supplement made from tomatoes could stave off heart disease and strokes if taken daily.

2009-06-01 05:56:00

GATESHEAD, England, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A leading GP has welcomed the launch of a potentially revolutionary heart disease treatment that offers people around the world the hope of combating the killer disease. GP Dr Rob Hicks said the launch of Ateronon, the natural supplement developed by Cambridge scientists, was a huge breakthrough in the treatment of heart disease related illnesses that can cause heart attacks and stroke. Dozens of research studies have shown that lycopene -...

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2009-05-28 10:40:00

NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has found a cosmic "ghost" lurking around a distant supermassive black hole.

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2009-05-21 08:05:00

Even after being deleted, user photographs remain on several social networking sites, Cambridge University researchers announced.

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2009-05-11 16:11:43

MIT engineers and colleagues have built a new tissue scaffold that can stimulate bone and cartilage growth when transplanted into the knees and other joints.

2009-04-30 10:06:58

Quantum cryptography, a completely secure means of communication, is much closer to being used practically as researchers from Toshiba and Cambridge University's Cavendish Laboratory have now developed high speed detectors capable of receiving information with much higher key rates, thereby able to receive more information faster.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.