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The Fight For Richard III's Final Resting Place Begins In English Court
2014-03-13 13:15:30

Last summer architects began drawing up plans for a raised tomb that would house the remains of King Richard III, whose remains were unearthed in late 2012 and later removed from underneath a car park in Leicester, England last year.

DNA Proves Remains Belong To King Richard III
2013-02-04 04:35:04

DNA testing has proven “beyond reasonable doubt” that human remains discovered beneath a parking lot in the East Midlands region of England are those of King Richard III, UK scientists announced on Monday.

Portable Microscope Detects Bacteria Using Holograms
2011-09-02 04:39:25

Engineers at UCLA have developed an inexpensive, portable, lensless microscope.

2011-06-01 07:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasas, Inc., the leader in high performance parallel storage for technical computing applications and big data workloads, today announced that the University of Leicester has consolidated its HPC capabilities into a private cloud infrastructure with Panasas ActiveStor, a high performance parallel storage system running over 10GbE and InfiniBand.

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2011-01-26 13:45:58

Space science technology used to analyze moon rock is going to be applied to fragments of 16th-century tombs.

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2010-04-13 08:01:30

An international team of astronomers have discovered compelling evidence that rocky planets are commonplace in our Galaxy.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.