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2011-08-05 05:54:40

Memory may not be as powerful as many people believe.

2011-08-04 12:49:57

A new survey reveals that many people in the U.S. – in some cases a substantial majority – think that memory is more powerful, objective and reliable than it actually is.

2011-08-03 13:44:18

BC Children's Hospital and University of British Columbia (UBC) researchers have found that two existing screening tests are accurate in diagnosing development delays in children and could be incorporated in a busy family practice setting with relative ease.

2011-08-02 19:31:07

Hydrogen sulfide is a foul-smelling gas with an odor resembling that of rotten eggs. Sometimes called "swamp gas," this toxic substance is generally associated with decaying vegetation, sewers and noxious industrial emissions.

2011-08-02 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine the ultimate super group - Kelly Clarkson, Janet Jackson, Rihanna and Lauryn Hill; however, imagine those singers as teenagers, and then you have Love Jones Girlz.

2011-08-02 05:15:00

Nearly twenty percent of British children have been the victim of cyber-bullying, with many victims saying the experience has damaged their confidence, mental health and school attendance.

2011-08-01 12:25:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SCORE (www.score.org), mentors to America's small business, a non-profit association and premier resource for free and confidential small business advice, and Spike TV, home of the new Sunday night series (10 p.m.

2011-08-01 05:05:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As global energy demand continues to rise, Shell is improving energy use for transportation through Smarter Mobility.

2011-07-31 07:36:01

UMD sensors offer instant, affordable warnings.

2011-07-30 01:55:28

Hailed as the new "wonder material," graphene is being tapped by an international research team to help overcome issues associated with increasing the storage density and speed of electronic memory devices.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]