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2014-08-05 23:06:57

About half of American adults take dietary supplements, including many who hope to prevent or treat heart disease. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 05, 2014

2014-08-01 23:04:29

Even when a person's memory is still within the normal range, noticing changes in mental function and being concerned about them can be an early warning sign of future decline.

absorption wavelength
2014-07-31 02:00:25

Researchers at Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics finger silicon-capped hydrocarbons as possible source of mysterious "diffuse interstellar bands."

2014-07-28 08:27:37

A set of large Rothko murals at Harvard are digitally and mathematically restored to their original splendor. NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at

Kepler-421b
2014-07-22 05:09:31

A group of astronomers working at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) has discovered a transiting exoplanet, named Kepler 421b, with the longest known year of any of the 1,800 exoplanets discovered so far.

Eric Mazur presents an interactive demonstration
2014-07-20 09:59:54

Sustained investment in 'peer instruction' leads to wide-scale use of innovative teaching practice in undergraduate physics education and a Minerva Prize for NSF-funded physicist Eric Mazur.

2014-07-15 23:07:45

Pro-inflammatory foods include fried foods, sodas, refined carbohydrates, and red meat.

2014-07-11 23:04:38

Heat exhaustion, heat stroke, and muscle cramps are signs that the body is unable to regulate its temperature in extreme heat.

2014-07-09 23:08:08

Digital fitness monitors are great tools to track exercise and diet progress.

2014-07-09 16:26:46

Case featuring success of Access Health CT will be taught as part of curriculum at Harvard Business School and Harvard School of Public Health SOUTHPORT, Conn., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.