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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.

2014-11-12 08:34:27

Clinical Study using Philips InnerSense solution aligned with World Prematurity Awareness Month ANDOVER, Mass., Nov.

law of the sea
2014-10-27 03:00:47

Many marine animals are world travelers, and scientists who study and track them can rarely predict through which nations’ territorial waters their paths will lead.

Acid mine drainage
2014-10-21 03:00:51

Scientists have developed new geochemical tracers that can identify hydraulic fracturing flowback fluids that have been spilled or released into the environment.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.