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2010-11-01 15:19:23

Chandra Tucker shines a blue light on yeast and mammalian cells in her Duke University lab and the edges of them start to glow.

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2010-10-28 08:21:55

A doubling of abnormally wet or dry summer weather in the southeastern United States in recent decades has come from an intensification of the summertime North Atlantic Subtropical High (NASH), or "Bermuda High."

2010-10-27 16:28:00

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVNT) announced today that the company will release financial results for the third quarter 2010 following the close of the market on Thursday, November 4, 2010.

2010-10-22 00:38:38

Step aside copper and make way for a better carrier of information -- light.

2010-10-22 00:37:32

Being the right size and existing in the limbo between a solid and a liquid state appear to be the secrets to improving the efficiency of chemical catalysts that can create better nanoparticles or more efficient energy sources.

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2010-10-21 08:35:00

Researchers measure survival, reproduction of thousands of arctic and alpine plants over six years.

2010-09-29 13:35:40

The yellow monkeyflower, an unassuming little plant that lives as both a perennial on the foggy coasts of the Pacific Northwest and a dry-land annual hundreds of miles inland, harbors a significant clue about evolution.

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2010-09-29 13:10:00

Publicly available cell-phone applications from application markets are releasing consumers' private information to online advertisers.

2010-09-28 19:07:55

Duke University bioengineers have not only figured out a way to sneak molecular spies through the walls of individual cells, they can now slip them into the command center -- or nucleus -- of those cells, where they can report back important information or drop off payloads.

2010-09-23 12:55:11

While scientists have spent the past 40 years describing the intricate series of events that occur when one mammalian cell divides into two, they still haven't agreed on how the process begins.


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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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