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Scientists Find Gene Behind Ripe, Tasteless Tomatoes
2012-06-29 05:38:08

Researchers at University of California Davis and Cornell University have unraveled the mystery behind those tasteless tomatoes in your salad that lack sweetness and flavor yet look perfectly ripe.

2012-06-26 23:03:13

University of Denver’s Defiant! - An Innovative, Empowering Spa for Teen Girls Takes First Prize New York, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 The Global Spa

Anti-Malaria Garment That Wards Off Bugs
2012-05-08 14:03:10

A Cornell University scientist and designer from Africa have together created a fashionable hooded bodysuit embedded at the molecular level with insecticides for warding off mosquitoes infected with malaria, a disease estimated to kill 655,000 people annually on the continent.

Albert Einstein's Brain To Go On Display At London Exhibit
2012-03-28 07:13:10

Sections of Albert Einstein's brain will be displayed in Britain on Thursday at an exhibition in London, along with other historical figures.

2012-03-14 22:01:38

Nationwide ambulance use by patients suffering from a stroke has not changed since the mid-1990s, even though effective stroke treatments are now available.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).