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Where Did Our Winters Go?
2012-12-04 14:19:49

If you're planning to skate on a frozen lake or river this winter, ski on a snowy slope, or, when spring arrives, depend on snowmelt to refill your water supply, you may need to think twice.

Immunotherapy Can Help Relieve Dust Mite Allergies In Kids
2012-10-01 15:17:45

Three years of allergy shots - or immunotherapy - may be enough to control allergic asthma, according to research published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

2012-09-05 23:03:58

ATMOS Global ™ (ATMOS Australia Pty Ltd – Elite Atmospheric Air Quality Modelling & Forecasting and Climate Change Research Consultants ™) launches a first-of-its-kind ‘constellation

Foreign Airborne Aerosols Invade North America
2012-08-03 07:31:33

In a joint study between NASA and University of Maryland, College Park, scientists have made the first measurement-based estimate of the amount and composition of tiny airborne particles that arrive over North America each year.

Planet-Forming Dust Abruptly Disappears Around Star
2012-07-05 05:10:33

One star pinpointed as a prime location for a planet-forming disk decided enough was enough, and closed-up shop suddenly.

2012-06-21 06:19:27

Dogs may be cute and cuddly, but they contribute a lot of damage to a household; they chew your shoes, shed fur on your clothes, and knock over priceless objects. Now, a new study shows that one mess they leave behind can actually be beneficial for your children’s’ health.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.