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2011-08-24 18:39:27

What Google is attempting for books, the University of California, Berkeley, plans to do for the world's vertebrate specimens: store them in "the cloud."

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2011-07-29 06:00:00

According to new estimates from the Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations, the Earth's population is expected to hit 7 billion later this year.

2011-02-24 09:06:00

Barbara Pierce Bush, Ambassador Frans Engering, Harvard Economist David Bloom, and Tuck Professor Punam Keller join board of leading global health organization WASHINGTON, Feb.

2010-06-28 09:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Two weeks before his wedding, John K. Ratliff, a neurosurgeon, marathon runner, and frequent flyer, was out of breath going up the stairs after taking his dog, Brutus, for a walk. He shrugged it off to fatigue, but went for a chest x-ray and blood work anyway.

2010-03-03 07:00:00

NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT) moves into action with the seventh national DVT Awareness Month by introducing DVT Awareness In Motion, an educational program designed to drive dialogue about the importance of preventative care for DVT via simple movements - that can be done anywhere and anytime.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.