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Mars Rovers Carry 9/11 Tributes
2011-09-09 06:25:16

In September 2001, Honeybee Robotics employees in lower Manhattan were building a pair of tools for grinding weathered rinds off rocks on Mars, so that scientific instruments on NASA's Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Opportunity could inspect the rocks' interiors.

Biological Basis For Delayed Gratification
2011-09-01 10:35:56

Weill Cornell–led study looks at delayed gratification in adults first tested with marshmallows and cookies as pre-schoolers.

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2011-08-09 05:00:00

A new study suggests that sexual dysfunction in a relationship may have sources beyond the usual physical ailments.

2011-08-09 00:00:29

Year-long surge in adoption of medical image sharing technology has helped lifeIMAGE grow by nearly 100% for each of the last 4 fiscal quarters Newton, MA.

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2011-08-08 13:24:42

A researcher from Cornell University has found that putting healthy foods at eye level in the fridge could help you lose weight because you eat what you see first.

2011-08-04 13:32:29

U.S. physicians spend nearly $61,000 more than their Canadian counterparts each year on administrative expenses related to health insurance.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.