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2013-09-18 15:30:14

Scientists know that physical and biochemical signals can guide cells to make, for example, muscle, blood vessels or bone.

2013-09-05 11:00:58

Case Western Reserve researchers have identified a genetic factor that blocks the blood vessel inflammation that can lead to heart attacks, strokes and other potentially life-threatening events.

2013-07-10 16:00:50

Is there a brain area for mind-wandering?

2013-06-06 19:52:33

Combat troops must minimize the humanness of their enemies in order to kill them.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.