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2014-05-21 12:13:31

A few years ago researchers described a Turkish family whose family members moved around on all fours.

2014-01-27 15:13:00

Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have identified how a mutated protein can lead to holes in a protein sitting in a cell's membrane.

2013-10-07 09:19:20

It's not visible to the naked eye and you can't feel it, but up to 40 per cent of your body's energy goes into supplying the microscopic sodium-potassium pump with the energy it needs.

Hearing Mechanism Compared To Car Battery
2013-01-08 03:42:16

One of the mechanisms involved in human hearing is similar to the operation of a car battery, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Iowa.

Evolution Follows A Predictable Genetic Pattern Researchers Find
2012-10-26 10:20:03

Evolution, often perceived as a series of random changes, might in fact be driven by a simple and repeated genetic solution to an environmental pressure that a broad range of species happen to share, according to new research.

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2007-01-30 08:10:00

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have discovered new details about how bacteria generate energy to live.

2004-11-27 03:00:11

ABSTRACT Potassium (K+) requirements have been largely overlooked because severe deficiencies are uncommon due to the ubiquity of this element in foods.


Word of the Day
inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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