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2009-02-19 09:45:00

Researchers will travel to 80 developing countries in February to find and review some of the world's filthiest industrial waste locations.

2009-02-16 10:38:58

A light source as bright as a million-watt bulb may help scientists identify the early signs of Parkinson's disease.

2009-02-11 09:38:58

The book Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus and its gender stereotypes on how the sexes communicate remains fodder for debate, but two Indiana University researchers have confirmed one thing: When men and women talk through technology, it's the women who are more expressive.

2009-02-09 16:18:05

Body composition, anthropometrical dimensions and morphological characteristics play a key role in the success of soccer players.

2009-01-14 11:12:48

If suicide among young men living with substance abuse is to be prevented it is not enough to focus on the individual client.

2009-01-13 08:39:06

A power outage can mean more than just the lights going out for millions of Americans who rely on electricity to power their life-supporting home medical equipment.

2008-12-09 09:20:00

A previously unknown mutation discovered in a common roundworm holds the promise of new treatments for obesity in humans

2008-11-12 06:00:00

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2008-11-11 17:00:00

A new United Nations report released Tuesday says ecotourism, solar energy, and even fish farms can create new jobs in arid regions of developing nations suffering from scarce supplies of water.

2008-10-23 09:10:00

By Gary Strauss Disney's popular High School Musical TV franchise matriculates to the big screen this weekend -- most likely with financial honors.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]