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Technique Accelerates Gene Discovery
2013-12-13 08:05:12

Genetic researchers have devised a new technique that lets them permanently and selectively delete genes from a cell's DNA.

Standard Testing_TS_121113
2013-12-11 14:49:25

A new study has shown a distinct disconnect between performances on standardized tests and students’ cognitive abilities.

2013-12-10 10:27:32

Zinc, an essential nutrient, is found in every tissue in the body.

Trickiest Tongue Twister Provides Insight Into Speech Planning
2013-12-05 19:17:06

Psychologists at MIT have devised a new tongue twister, which they proclaim to be the most difficult and frustrating ever.

Copenhagen Wheel Provides Wireless Pedal Assist Support For Bicycles
2013-12-04 06:49:45

MIT-spinoff Superpedestrian unveiled a commercial version of its Copenhagen Wheel on Tuesday, allowing consumers to turn any ordinary bicycle into a hybrid “e-bike.”


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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