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memory science
2015-01-30 18:28:55

In our era of endless and incredible scientific discovery, it's easy to pat ourselves on the back and congratulate our own success. But in doing so, we may be clouding the fact that, in some vital areas, we are running behind. Do we know enough about memory?

2015-01-29 23:13:00

OMICS International is making remarkable efforts by focusing on major neurological disorders of the globe through its International Neuroscience conferences by shedding light on mysterious brain

2015-01-29 20:23:39

The grant will help the Waianae charter school to launch its new classroom technologies project HONOLULU, Jan.

2015-01-29 12:26:11

Earlier access to $180 million in scholarships provides college-going opportunities to more students NEW YORK, Jan.

2015-01-29 04:22:23

BISHOPS STORTFORD, England, January 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dotmatics' Cloud hosted platform provides CalciCo with a nimble way of managing and sharing data

2015-01-28 23:14:47

Former Air Force investigations into the unidentified flying object phenomena are back in the news.

2015-01-28 23:06:08

AmpItUp, the University City Science Center’s newest STEAM Initiatives program, will give 7th and 8th graders an opportunity to explore the inner workings of the batteries and circuits that

2015-01-28 23:05:12

Certification Game Inc., an Austin-based eLearning startup, is offering a pre-sale for their first course, the Support Center Analyst training course.

2015-01-28 12:22:18

DALLAS, January 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Hearth Market by Fuel Type (Gas, Wood, Electric and Other), Product (Fireplace, Stove


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Dryinus grimaldii
2014-11-19 13:05:38

Dryinus grimaldii is an extinct species of wasp that is classified within the Dryinidae family and was once found in Hispaniola. This species was first discovered encased in amber on the island of Hispaniola and is known from five female individuals. Both the holotype, the original specimen used to describe the species, and the paratype, the individual studied to further describe the species, are encased in orange amber and stored at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City....

Lucia Widow, Palpopleura lucia
2013-07-17 11:23:24

The Lucia widow (Palpopleura lucia) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in a large range that includes Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Madagascar, Namibia, South Africa, and Zambia, among many other areas of sub-Saharan Africa. It prefers a habitat in tropical and subtropical habitats near rivers, swamps, wetlands, lakes, and marshes. The total population number of this species is not known and it is threatened by habitat loss due to drainage modifications and...

Physics
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Physics is a natural science involving the study of matter and its motion through space-time, along with related concepts such as energy and force. On a broader scale, it also involves the general analysis of nature, conducted in order to understand how the universe behaves. Physics is one of the oldest academic disciplines, perhaps the oldest through its inclusion of astronomy. Physics was part of natural philosophy until the Scientific Revolution in the 16th century, when the natural...

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2014-01-12 00:00:00

Chemistry is a physical science concerned with the composition, structure, and properties of matter. It also deals with the changes that matter undergoes during chemical reactions. It incorporates the studies of various atoms, molecules, crystals and other aggregates which can be combined or isolated and concepts of energy and entropy through which chemical processes occur. Modern chemistry (from the Egyptian kēme, meaning "earth") evolved from alchemy following the chemical revolution...

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Word of the Day
immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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