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2012-12-09 05:02:41

The 100,000-square-foot neuroscience institute celebrates its grand opening, which was four years in the making. JUPITER, Fla.

2012-11-29 13:34:42

Genetic and chemical analyses of human skeletal remains reveal origins and food habits of first Sicilians

Unknown Proteins Of The Herpesvirus Identified By Scientists
2012-11-26 14:12:33

The genome encodes the complete information needed by an organism, including that required for protein production.

Researchers Investigate The Listening Brain
2012-11-15 12:27:25

Listening abilities depend on rhythms in the brain

Airborne Particulates Investigated
2012-06-27 13:37:38

For the first time, Lawrence Livermore researchers and international collaborators have peered into the makeup of complex airborne particulate matter so small that it can be transported into human lungs -- usually without a trace.

2012-05-22 00:43:48

The plague, bacterial dysentery, and cholera have one thing in common: These dangerous diseases are caused by bacteria which infect their host using a sophisticated injection apparatus.

ORNL Protein Analysis Investigates Marine worm Community
2012-05-10 04:57:18

Techniques used by researchers from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory to analyze a simple marine worm and its resident bacteria could accelerate efforts to understand more complex microbial communities such as those found in humans.

2012-03-19 23:04:18

More than 200 faculty, postdocs and students from Max Planck Florida Institute, Florida Atlantic University, Scripps Florida and other universities attended a neuroscience symposium March 6-7,

2012-02-04 08:00:00

Neuroscientists Hyungbae Kwon, PhD and Hiroki Taniguchi, PhD will join Max Planck Florida Institute as research group leaders.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]