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Astronomer Helps Research Team See Misaligned Planets In Distant System
2013-10-17 16:04:40

Using data from NASA's Kepler space telescope, an international team of astronomers has discovered a distant planetary system featuring multiple planets orbiting at a severe tilt to their host star.

2013-09-10 23:26:22

ESM Solutions will become Iowa State University’s selected eProcurement solution to expand e-commerce across its campus. Warrington, PA (PRWEB) September 10,

2013-07-01 23:04:48

Contribution of $100,000 will support continued education of veterinarians in swine research. Florham Park, NJ (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 In an effort to

2013-04-04 12:10:55

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University, and the University of Crete in Greece have found a new way to switch magnetism that is at least 1000 times faster than currently used in magnetic memory technologies.

2012-07-18 23:02:30

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2012-05-31 13:19:32

Findings could have applications in high-speed communications fields.

2012-05-25 09:44:40

The scientific and technological literature is abuzz with nanotechnology and its manufacturing and medical applications.

Plant Proteins May Boost Agricultural Yields, Biofuel Production
2012-05-15 03:13:07

Salk and Iowa State researchers identify three proteins involved in plant fatty acids, the key components of seed oils.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.