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Space Cooks Needed For Simulated Mission To Mars
2012-02-21 05:59:17

Researchers from Cornell University and University of Hawaii-Manoa are looking for six volunteers to spend four months next year living in a simulated Mars base on a Hawaiian lava flow.

2012-02-17 10:27:18

Billions of engineered nanoparticles in foods and pharmaceuticals are ingested by humans daily, and new Cornell research warns they may be more harmful to health than previously thought.

2012-02-14 14:27:21

Women with advanced degrees in math-intensive academic fields drop out of fast-track research careers primarily because they want children – not because their performance is devalued or they are shortchanged during interviewing and hiring.

Researchers Clash Over Fracking 'Footprint'
2012-01-21 05:06:50

Two groups of prominent researchers at Cornell University have made conflicting findings regarding the environmental effects of the natural gas extraction technique known as fracking, and they’re duking it out on the pages of the scientific journal Climatic Change.

Colorful Foods Can Boost A Picky Eater's Appetite
2012-01-06 06:56:48

Parents of picky eaters can encourage their children to eat more nutritionally diverse diets by introducing more color to their meals

Scientists Make Time Disappear
2012-01-05 11:39:46

Physicists working with the support from the US government said on Wednesday they had devised a “time cloak” that can make time disappear, albeit briefly.

Researchers Create Healthier Cigarette
2012-01-03 11:29:09

From a health care perspective, the best cigarette is no cigarette, but for the millions of people who try to quit smoking every year, researchers from Cornell University may have found a way to make cigarette smoking less toxic.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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