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2011-01-17 09:52:30

Nearly one out of every 10 kids who play video games become addicted to them, and those pathological gamers could develop a plethora of mental health problems if their addiction is not properly dealt with.

2011-01-13 16:31:10

Advancements in understanding rotational motion in living cells may help researchers shed light on the causes of deadly diseases, such as Alzheimer’s.

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2011-01-07 09:27:41

Michael Kessler has worked with polymers that repair themselves when they crack.

2011-01-06 17:15:06

An international team of scientists has released data indicating that greenhouse gas uptake by continents is less than previously thought because of methane emissions from freshwater areas.

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2010-12-03 09:18:03

Researchers from Iowa State University and the Ames Laboratory have developed a process capable of producing a thin and uniform light-absorbing layer on textured substrates that improves the efficiency of polymer solar cells by increasing light absorption.

2010-12-02 23:38:38

A new study offers hope for children born with a rare genetic disease.

2010-11-04 17:50:52

Patricia Thiel of Iowa State University and the Ames Laboratory put a box of tissues to the right, a stack of coasters to the middle and a trinket box to the left.

2010-10-22 01:56:56

The flu virus uses a shuttle mechanism to relay protons through a channel in a process necessary for the virus to infect a host cell.

2010-10-07 14:04:05

The nation's poverty rate climbed to 14.3 percent -- the highest level since 1994 -- according to the Census Bureau's annual report on the economic well-being of U.S. households.

2010-09-23 12:53:30

A research team led by Edward Yu of Iowa State University and the Ames Laboratory has discovered the crystal structures of pumps that remove heavy metal toxins from bacteria, making them resistant to antibiotics.


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