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lung cells
2015-04-13 19:56:26

When we think of tissue regeneration, we typically think of stem cells and their capacity to develop into a wide range of different cell types. However, a team of scientists from Duke University and the University of Pennsylvania have shown that certain cells in the lungs are able to give rise to other lung cell types, according to a new study in the journal Nature Communications.

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2015-04-12 14:44:10

It's the slowest missiles that are able to penetrate the farthest. We promise this is what the study says!

2015-04-07 08:27:52

Harvard triumphs over a field of 64 schools to knock out Duke in the final matchup for research champion PHILADELPHIA, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The

2015-03-02 23:05:22

Conference Basketball Coaches to Kick-Start National Fundraising Initiative Cary, NC (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one

2015-02-24 23:14:21

A new report from Duke University, The Solar Economy: Widespread Benefits for North Carolina, found that public policies such as North Carolina’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard and Investment

2015-01-15 23:11:03

IVCi Designs First-of-Its-Kind Cisco TelePresence Lecture Hall for Duke University, achieving a Gold Rating from STEP. Hauppauge, NY (PRWEB) January 15, 2015

credit score and health status
2014-11-18 07:41:44

Your credit score can tell the world a lot about you, not the least of which is your credit-worthiness. According to a new study from Duke University, your credit rating might also reveal something about your health status as well.

sexual coercion in chips
2014-11-15 05:20:43

Male chimpanzees that tend to be sexually aggressive toward females have more reproductive success than less aggressive males, according to a new genetics and observational study in the journal Current Biology.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.