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2012-09-19 23:02:25

Cornell Integrates New Business Plan Platform, LaunchPlan, into Business School Curriculum - Discovers Many Advantages For Students and Professors Boston, Massachusetts

2012-08-09 23:17:58

Researchers have successfully developed and tested a new prostate cancer screening method that uses the combined power of a novel drug therapy and changes in PSA levels over time to identify men with a high PSA who are more likely to have aggressive prostate cancer despite negative biopsies.

2012-08-01 10:44:23

As a man's waistline grows, so can his experience with sexual dysfunction and frequent urination.

2012-04-18 21:04:56

Aphids are pests that cause millions of pounds of damage to crops in the UK, but new research led by biologists at the University of York reveals potential new targets for aphid-specific insecticides.

2012-02-20 08:00:00

Groundbreaking Partnership Between Academia and Industry Aims to Provide an Unparalleled Online Learning Experience to Help Meet the Needs of an Evolving Veterinary Profession Las


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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