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2009-04-21 08:35:00

Cambridge University said Tuesday that physicist Stephen Hawking's family expects him to recover fully from a chest infection that has left him hospitalized.

2009-03-11 04:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, England, BOSTON and STOCKHOLM, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- - Cambridge University Press Founded by Henry VIII in High-Tech Internet Publishing Deal With Boston University and Swedish TransLegal Cambridge University Press, the Boston University School of Law and the Swedish language company, TransLegal, have launched the world's first online language training for the global legal community.

2009-03-10 15:15:21

British researchers reported that men will be hit harder than women by the recessions gripping economies around the world, as job insecurity threatens an inherent sense of masculinity and damages mental health.

2009-02-13 09:10:00

Contact with second-hand smoke increases the chances of dementia and other mental issues.

2009-02-07 14:01:30

Students looking to join certain groups at Britain's Cambridge University better enjoy consuming strange foods and alcohol, the school's newspaper says. According to Varsity, the student newspaper, students joining certain clubs face initiations involving copious amounts of alcohol and unusual foods

2009-01-16 12:10:00

A new DVD released this week teaches autistic children how to recognize emotions like happiness, anger and sadness through the exploits of vehicles including a train, a ferry, and a cable car.

2009-01-12 12:11:13

In the 13th January print edition of the journal Current Biology, Instituto Gubenkian de Ciencia researchers provide insight into an old mystery in cell biology, and offer up new clues to understanding cancer.

2008-12-29 06:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, England, December 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Technology Licensed Exclusively by Stem Cell Sciences - ("Stem Cell Sciences", "SCS", "the Company") Stem Cell Sciences plc (AIM:STEM, ASX:STC) is pleased to announce that pioneering research describing a technique for creating authentic embryonic stem (ES) cells from rats has been published in the prestigious peer-reviewed journal, Cell (Ref.

2008-12-18 08:30:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Plextronics, Inc. -- an international technology company that specializes in printed solar, lighting and other organic electronics -- announced today that its conductive ink has been shown to improve the performance of certain P-OLED devices.

2008-12-04 22:25:35

A London woman who said her efforts to conceive have failed is seeking a specific brand of donor -- an Oxford or Cambridge University student. Sally Adams, who described herself as in her 50s, said she was unable to have a child even after undergoing a $30,000 in vitro fertilization treatment, The Daily Telegraph reported Thursday. She said she is seeking an egg donor, but only Oxford University or Cambridge University students and graduates need apply. Oxford is a very good possible...

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  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
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