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2013-03-05 10:35:15

Human activities are not the primary cause of arsenic found in groundwater in Bangladesh.

2013-02-12 14:47:33

Notorious among athletes and trainers as career killers, Achilles tendon injuries are among the most devastating.

Radio Carbon Dating Improved With Sediment Measurementss
2012-10-19 13:02:37

A research team from Oxford University's Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit has found a more accurate benchmark for dating materials, especially for older objects, from a series of radiocarbon measurements from Japan's Lake Suigetsu.

Cold Cases Heat Up To Identify Remains Through Lawrence Livermore Approach
2012-10-10 16:01:46

In an effort to identify the thousands of John/Jane Doe cold cases in the United States, a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researcher and a team of international collaborators have found a multidisciplinary approach to identifying the remains of missing persons.

'Faster-Ticking Clock' Indicates Early Solar System May Have Evolved Faster Than We Think
2012-05-02 07:00:54

Our solar system is four and a half billion years old, but its formation may have occurred over a shorter period of time than we previously thought, says an international team of researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and universities and laboratories in the US and Japan.

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2011-02-11 11:05:00

While enthusiasts across the world pored over the Voynich manuscript, penned by an unknown author in a language no one understands, a research team at the University of Arizona solved one of its biggest mysteries: When was the book made?

2011-01-07 07:10:00

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A number of new ventures, funded with millions of dollars by large oil companies and major investors, are growing algae to produce biodiesel, jet fuel and other biofuels.

2011-01-04 07:15:00

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new method of child and maternal nutrition could prevent a specific type of genetic damage that would otherwise occur in up to 160 million brain cells in each person over their lifetime.

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2010-09-16 07:55:26

Recent puzzling observations of tiny variations in nuclear decay rates have led some to question the science of using decay rates to determine the relative ages of rocks and organic materials.

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2010-08-26 23:46:03

A Lawrence Livermore scientist and his colleagues used radiocarbon dating to trace the pathway of carbon dioxide released from the deep ocean to the atmosphere at the end of the last ice age.


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