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2010-06-16 23:28:31

In a computerized game of 'spot the difference,' people are more likely to notice additions, removals than color changes.

2010-06-09 06:45:00

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- On New Year's Day in the year 1000, a young widow is suddenly plunged into the vampire underworld.

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2010-06-05 06:50:00

Ever wondered how cockroaches seem to know the best place to grab a meal?

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2010-03-22 10:40:11

A genetic accident in the sea more than 500 million years ago has provided new insight into diabetes, according to research from Queen Mary, University of London.

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2010-03-17 12:53:48

Bees see the world almost five times faster than humans, according to new research from scientists at Queen Mary, University of London.

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2010-03-05 09:00:00

Recent years have seen an unusual rise in the number of bees about in the cold winter months, and scientists are now beginning to find out why.

2010-02-24 09:00:00

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2010-02-22 10:35:00

Significant new research from Warwick Business School and Queen Mary, University of London, warns that delays and variability in the approvals process for clinical research could be causing pharmaceutical companies to look outside the UK and risks the country losing some of its most experienced researchers.

2010-01-20 18:20:54

A new drug for multiple sclerosis promises to change the lives of the 100,000 people in the UK who have the condition, say researchers at Queen Mary, University of London.

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2010-01-12 09:11:34

One year in to a project to save one of the UK’s top sites for pondlife, amazing new species are being revealed for the first time.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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