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2010-03-15 13:20:12

Tübingen-based developmental geneticists research organ development in the plant embryo.

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2010-03-11 13:49:38

The human brain processes predictable sensory input in a particularly efficient manner.

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2010-03-09 11:05:56

Desert ants perceive odor maps in stereo and use this information for navigation.

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2010-03-08 10:50:00

For years scientists have puzzled over to what extent the findings of studies on the embryonic stem cells (ES cells) of mice are transferable to humans.

2010-03-04 16:50:12

We may like to eat mussels steamed in white wine, but we also like to find mussels at the beach. Mostly they are burrowed into the ground or tethered to rocks.

2010-02-25 07:05:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Complementary approaches to Alzheimer's research were recognized as four scientists received the prestigious MetLife Foundation Awards for Medical Research in Alzheimer's Disease in Washington, D.C. during a scientific briefing and luncheon. Todd E.

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2010-02-23 14:15:00

Max Planck scientists succeed with a novel technique in the fight against the cause of peptic ulcer disease and gastric cancer.

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2010-02-20 14:56:03

An international team of scientists, including two from Arizona State University, have taken a significant step closer to unlocking the secrets of photosynthesis, and possibly to cleaner fuels.

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2010-02-17 10:18:17

Heavy migratory birds take shorter breaks and reach their breeding grounds faster.

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2010-02-16 14:10:59

Max Planck physicists develop an experiment to investigate the random motion of quantum particles.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.