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2011-05-01 06:40:00

New research suggests that monkeys can recollect what they have seen, much like humans.

2011-04-26 10:23:00

ATLANTA, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Little is known of the ancestry of Africans pulled into the trans-Atlantic slave trade. A new website, launched at Emory University this week, aims to change that.

2011-04-12 11:17:15

We all move around in a protective bubble of "near space," more commonly known as "personal space."

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2011-04-08 09:05:00

Contagious yawning is not just a marker of sleepiness or boredom, it may actually be a sign of a social connection between individuals.

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2011-04-06 08:25:33

It’s been a puzzle why our two closest living primate relatives, chimpanzees and bonobos, have widely different social traits, despite belonging to the same genus.

2011-04-05 00:26:08

Measuring oxidative stress may help doctors predict the risk of developing atrial fibrillation, the most common heart beat irregularity.

2011-04-04 13:07:05

A lack of vitamin D, even in generally healthy people, is linked with stiffer arteries and an inability of blood vessels to relax.

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2011-03-31 11:13:27

Children suffering from extreme social anxiety are trapped in a nightmare of misinterpreted facial expressions: They confuse angry faces with sad ones, a new study shows.

2011-03-29 13:39:53

Transplant and reconstructive surgeons from Emory University Hospital announced today at a news conference that they have successfully performed a rare complete hand transplant on 21-year-old Linda Lu, a college student from Orlando, Fla.

2011-03-22 00:00:29

Kinetic Muscles, Inc., Emory University and the University of Advancing Technology will present an update on their Department of Defense-funded TBI rehabilitation project at the 6th Annual Barrow Traumatic Brain Injury Symposium on Friday, April 1, 2011. Tempe, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB) March 20, 2011 Kinetic Muscles, Inc., Emory University and the University of Advancing Technology will present an update on their Department of Defense-funded TBI rehabilitation project at the 6th Annual Barrow...


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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
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'.