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2011-06-06 19:42:47

The rate of release of carbon into the atmosphere today is nearly 10 times as fast as during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM), 55.9 million years ago, the best analog we have for current global warming.

2011-06-06 14:00:00

The tropics and much of the Northern Hemisphere are likely to experience an irreversible rise in summer temperatures within the next 20 to 60 years if atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations continue to increase.

2011-06-06 13:56:22

An Indiana University study that exposed older veterans with stroke to yoga produced "exciting" results as researchers explore whether this popular mind-body practice can help stroke victims cope with their increased risk for painful and even deadly falls.

2011-06-06 08:15:00

NASHUA, N.H., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoVirt, Inc.(TM), the leading provider of file data management, migration and virtualization, today announced that it has been named to Computer Reseller News (CRN) "Virtualization 100" - a comprehensive listing of the companies and technologies that the publication's editors view as leaders in the virtualization space.

2011-06-04 08:05:00

Your smartphone may be the tool to help determine if someone has a concussion after an injury.

2011-06-03 13:24:31

Participants in two weight-loss programs -- one involving traditional health club sessions and the other delivered online in a 3D virtual world -- lost similar amounts of weight and body fat.

2011-06-03 11:50:00

Several reports indicate that hackers are becoming more confident in showing their presence on the Internet.

2011-06-02 13:50:00

LOS ANGELES, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Telemundo's mun2, the #1 Hispanic lifestyle cable network for today's young Latino Americans (YLAs) aged 18-34, is turning up the heat Sunday nights with a brand new reality series "Beauties & the Boss." The one-hour, highly entertaining reality series is sure to satisfy your guilty pleasures as we go inside the life of Monica Weitzel, the young, Latina CEO of Assorted Flavors Agency, a Los Angeles based promotional modeling agency.

2011-06-02 08:08:36

A PhD student at the University of Leeds has developed a fast, accurate and inexpensive method of creating detailed vegetation community maps over very large areas, by coupling aerial photographs with data from maps.

2011-06-01 14:42:35

The surgical removal of the appendix and tonsils before the age of 20 was associated with an increased risk of premature heart attack in a large population study performed in Sweden.

Word of the Day
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.