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2011-02-11 11:05:00

While enthusiasts across the world pored over the Voynich manuscript, penned by an unknown author in a language no one understands, a research team at the University of Arizona solved one of its biggest mysteries: When was the book made?

2011-01-07 07:10:00

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A number of new ventures, funded with millions of dollars by large oil companies and major investors, are growing algae to produce biodiesel, jet fuel and other biofuels.

2011-01-04 07:15:00

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new method of child and maternal nutrition could prevent a specific type of genetic damage that would otherwise occur in up to 160 million brain cells in each person over their lifetime.

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2010-12-16 08:55:00

For the first time in history, a change will be made to the atomic weights of some elements listed on the Periodic table of the chemical elements posted on walls of chemistry classrooms and on the inside covers of chemistry textbooks worldwide.

2010-12-08 02:24:13

Researchers have found compelling evidence for an extensive biological community living in porous rock deep beneath the seafloor.

2010-11-15 20:45:36

A new analysis of fossilized grass-pollen grains deposited on ancient European lake and sea bottoms 16-35 million years ago reveals that C4 grasses evolved earlier than previously thought.

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2010-09-16 07:55:26

Recent puzzling observations of tiny variations in nuclear decay rates have led some to question the science of using decay rates to determine the relative ages of rocks and organic materials.

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2010-08-26 23:46:03

A Lawrence Livermore scientist and his colleagues used radiocarbon dating to trace the pathway of carbon dioxide released from the deep ocean to the atmosphere at the end of the last ice age.

2010-08-26 12:38:40

Imagine loosening the screw-top of a soda bottle and hearing the carbon dioxide begin to escape.

2010-08-16 18:38:49

A new study by geochemists at Rice University finds that damming and other human activity has completely obscured the natural carbon dioxide cycle in Texas' longest river, the Brazos.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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