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Image 1 - Chemists Reveal The Force Within You
2011-11-09 11:34:57

A new method for visualizing mechanical forces on the surface of a cell, reported in Nature Methods, provides the first detailed view of those forces, as they occur in real-time.

Galaxy DNA-analysis Software Now Available 'In The Cloud'
2011-11-09 04:33:59

Galaxy -- an open-source, web-based platform for data-intensive biomedical and genetic research -- is now available as a "cloud computing" resource.

Image 1 - Biochemical Cell Signals Quantified For The First Time
2011-09-18 06:16:17

Just as cell phones and computers transmit data through electronic networks, the cells of your body send and receive chemical messages through molecular pathways.

2011-09-13 21:43:53

Several clinical studies have shown that taking the anti-inflammatory drug celecoxib can reduce the risk of developing polyps that lead to colon cancers, at the cost of increasing the risk of heart disease.

2011-09-08 09:44:51

Valuable lessons from the global commitment to fight HIV/AIDS over the past three decades should inspire a new worldwide effort to confront the epidemic of non-communicable diseases, say Emory public health leaders.

2011-08-19 02:12:04

After recovering from the flu or another acute infection, your immune system is ready to react quickly if you run into the same virus again.

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2011-08-10 06:50:00

Paleontologists have discovered a group of more than 20 polar dinosaur tracks on the coast of Victoria, Australia, offering a rare glimpse into animal behavior during the last period of pronounced global warming, about 105 million years ago.

2011-08-01 15:37:33

An Emory University study published online today in Pediatrics suggests consuming Omega 3 fatty acids during pregnancy helps protects babies against illness during early infancy.

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2011-07-29 14:20:13

A new report has found that Americans downed about a quarter less added sugar in 2008 than they did nine years earlier.

2011-07-28 12:49:08

In humans, inherited mutations in a gene called HPRT1 lead to very specific self-destructive behavior.


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2011-04-18 23:26:47

Sonny Carter was a physician, professional soccer player, naval officer, and NASA astronaut. He was born Manley Lanier Carter, Jr. on August 15, 1947 in Macon, Georgia. He graduated from Lanier High School in 1965 and then went to on study at Emory University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry in 1969. While at Emory, Carter played collegiate soccer and ran track. He was team captain and most valuable player of the soccer team during his senior season. In 1970, Carter...

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Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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