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2011-06-29 12:58:27

It is a mathematical puzzle which has vexed academics and travelling salesmen alike, but new research from Queen Mary, University of London's School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, reveals how bumblebees effectively plan their route between the most rewarding flowers while travelling the shortest distances.

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2011-06-28 12:35:00

Breast cancer screening with mammograms has shown proven results in a significant reduction in the number of breast cancer deaths.

2011-06-28 08:15:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its long-standing support and connection to the African-American community, McDonald's® will recognize a distinguished list of five prominent African-Americans who influence and inspire greatness through outstanding community service at the 2011 365Black® Awards.

2011-06-27 14:17:26

A study from scientists at Queen Mary, University of London, sheds new light on why people who experience serious trauma or go through major surgery, can suffer organ damage in parts of the body which are seemingly unconnected to the injury.

2011-06-07 19:26:45

Government plans to divert more mentally ill people out of the criminal justice system and into mental health services are unlikely to be achieved.

2011-06-07 09:15:00

BOSTON and MUMBAI, India, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In his keynote address, Jeffrey Ornstein, founder of J/Brice Design International, urged international hotel owners, operators and commercial real estate developers at a recent hospitality industry conference in Mumbai to design for the "S-Factor" if they expect to create world-class luxury hotels that resonate with sophisticated travelers being drawn to India in record numbers.

2011-06-06 19:23:50

Work by researchers at Queen Mary, University of London could point to a new way to treat aggressive types of cancer.

2011-06-02 12:43:19

Understanding the way plants use and store light to produce energy could be the key ingredient in the fight against climate change.

2011-05-26 17:19:00

NEW YORK, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At last night's FiFi Awards, Carol's Daughter's groundbreaking fragrance collaboration with Mary J. Blige, My Life, was honored with Breakthrough Fragrance Sales of the Year and Fragrance of the Year awards.

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2011-05-23 07:47:10

Forest fragmentation driven by demand for palm oil is having a catastrophic effect on multiple levels of biodiversity, scientists from Queen Mary, University of London have discovered.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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