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2014-06-25 23:14:47

Berkeley Nucleonics is releasing the Model RD-120 SAMPack GN at the Health Physics Conference in Baltimore in July.

'Faster-Ticking Clock' Indicates Early Solar System May Have Evolved Faster Than We Think
2012-05-02 07:00:54

Our solar system is four and a half billion years old, but its formation may have occurred over a shorter period of time than we previously thought, says an international team of researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and universities and laboratories in the US and Japan.

2012-02-29 10:45:25

Individual atoms of a certain chemical element can be very stubborn when it comes to separation, mainly because techniques rely on a difference in chemical and physical properties — atoms are almost identical in both regards.

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2010-05-19 14:03:24

In a large natural disaster, such as the Haitian earthquake earlier this year, or in an unsolved homicide case, knowing the birth date of an individual can guide forensic investigators to the correct identity among a large number of possible victims.

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2010-04-01 14:25:18

Trailing like a serpent's spine along the western coast of South America, the Andes are the world's longest continental mountain range and the highest range outside Asia, with an average elevation of 13,000 feet.

2008-12-12 07:11:00

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- An Ohio-based company has successfully grown the first Low Radiocarb(TM) food, in this case soybeans, with significantly lower levels of harmful radioactive carbon-14 than normally found in food.

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2008-02-26 00:35:00

Researchers at University of Utah reported Monday that a single strand of hair can reveal a history of which areas within the United States a person has been living or spending time.

2008-02-25 16:11:08

CSIs now have a new tool in their belt: the chemical signatures left by local drinking water in human hair. Scientists at the University of Utah have found that the ratios of different forms of hydrogen and oxygen in local drinking water vary from region to region across the country.

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2008-01-31 10:10:00

Using the radiocarbon dating method and special proteins in the lens of the eye, researchers at the University of Copenhagen and University of Aarhus can now establish, with relatively high precision, when a person was born.

2005-08-25 08:53:26

By Mark John BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Iranian agents have tried to obtain from South Korea a substance that can be used to boost nuclear explosions in atomic weapons, an Iranian exile group said on Thursday.


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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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