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2010-07-06 14:10:20

As recession-weary consumers learn to make do with less in this, the real world, there is one area where they're still willing to spend freely: in online, "virtual" ones.

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2010-06-16 07:35:00

NSF to build one of world's most powerful mass spectrometers to study biology, fuels.

2010-06-15 16:27:29

A Florida State University researcher has identified the important role that a key protein plays in cell division, and that discovery could lead to a greater understanding of stem cells.

2010-06-07 13:03:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- With the introduction of a new student life programming and all inclusive pricing option, a little green goes a long way at Studio Green www.campushousing.com/fsu, a premier, private student housing village serving Florida State University.

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2010-06-02 07:26:27

Florida State University scientists who have developed a unique computer model with a knack for predicting hurricanes with unprecedented accuracy are forecasting an unusually active season this year.

2010-06-01 08:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- OptionIt, Inc., a leader in the next generation of ticket buying for sports and entertainment events, has reached an agreement with the University of Miami to be the team's official "ticket option" provider.

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2010-05-28 13:26:04

Researchers said on Thursday that the United States might actually be an incubating ground for some flu strains, helping them migrate to warmer climates.

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2010-04-23 06:05:00

While genes can and do play an important role in a child's ability to learn, a new study emphasizes that good teachers can help struggling pupils and poor quality ones can hurt a genetically gifted one--and instructors can even affect the academic performance of twins, according to a new study.

2010-04-19 13:37:48

Imagine the marriage of hard metals or semiconductors to soft organic or biological products. Picture the strange, wonderful offspring –– hybrid materials never conceived by Mother Nature.

2010-04-13 10:53:00

LAKE MARY, Fla., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Roundtable Concepts has launched RTC View, the Officially Licensed Collegiate LCD & LED HDTVs now available @ www.rtcview.com.


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'.