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2013-11-04 14:00:52

Nitric oxide (NO) is one of the most important signaling molecules in living cells, carrying messages within the brain and coordinating immune system functions.

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2011-05-10 06:25:00

Researchers at MIT have created a new type of sensor that could bring homeland security to a new level.

2010-10-20 14:15:31

When weighing options for energy storage, different factors can be important, such as energy density or power density, depending on the circumstances.

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2008-12-15 08:10:00

US researchers have created a way to detect small amounts of cancer-causing poisons inside living cells.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.