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2011-04-07 13:57:24

Female deer do not always choose the bigger and dominant males to mate with, scientists from Queen Mary, University of London and Hartpury College have found.

2011-03-17 19:53:48

The psychological impact of natural disasters such as the Japan earthquake can be revealed in the way people inherently respond to unpredictable situations.

2011-03-10 04:00:00

TUCSON, Ariz., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prevention. A word which has become synonymous with smoking-related deaths.

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2011-01-19 09:27:52

One of the most important predictions of Einstein's theory of General Relativity is the existence of black holes.

2011-01-04 08:28:00

DENVER, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinica Tepeyac, one of Denver's most respected safety net clinics, has tapped its founder to be its new executive director. Jim Garcia is returning to the clinic he started in 1993.

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2010-12-13 08:30:00

Researchers from Imperial College London and Queen Mary, University of London have created an online database that allows users to see flower colors through the eyes of a bee.

2010-09-30 11:39:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- With its haunted history and new take on Halloween attractions, the Queen Mary's Dark Harbor premieres tomorrow night creating what is sure to be a new October tradition in Southern California.

2010-08-02 20:37:56

Scientists have developed a material for bone grafts that could one day replace the 'gold standard' natural bone implants.

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2010-06-30 11:14:05

Research by scientists at Queen Mary, University of London has found that a predicted rise in global temperature of 4°C by 2100 could lead to a 13% reduction in ecosystems' ability to absorb carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.