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2010-02-02 08:11:43

Compound could be used against HIV-1, Nipah, Ebola and other deadly viruses.

2010-01-22 10:32:47

Research could improve manufacture of defect-free, thin films needed to make semiconductors.

2009-12-21 14:39:25

People who identify as African-American may be as little as 1 percent West African or as much as 99 percent, just one finding of a large-scale, genome-wide study of African and African-American ancestry released today.

2009-11-08 06:00:00

A Chinese scholar condemned during the Cultural Revolution for moving a unique compilation of mushrooms out of China was celebrated on Saturday when his extraordinary collection finally came home.

2009-11-06 08:24:35

Mojave Desert research shows that nitrogen is second only to water in importance.

2009-11-05 13:52:41

Weill Cornell Medical College team receives $2.5 million New York State research grant to undertake laboratory study.

2009-10-20 09:20:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) announces the launch of PARK AVENUE POTLUCK CELEBRATIONS (ISBN: 978-0-8478-3344-3; $35.00; OCTOBER 2009), the highly anticipated sequel to its best selling cookbook, PARK AVENUE POTLUCK.

2009-09-25 09:19:24

Dr. Jiwoong Park of Cornell University, who receives funding for basic research from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), is investigating carbon nanostructures that may some day be used in electronic, thermal, mechanical and sensing devices for the Air Force.

2009-09-14 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg and David Letterman joined Ronald O. Perelman, chairman of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings, Inc., and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital President and CEO Dr. Herbert Pardes at a ceremony today officially opening the new Ronald O.

Word of the Day
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.