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2010-12-08 14:30:00

An international team of astronomers has discovered a fourth giant planet, HR 8799e, outside our solar system.

2010-08-10 15:21:46

The University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine scientists who proved it is possible to cultivate a network of brain cells that reconnect on a silicon chip – or the brain on a microchip – have been involved in the development of new technology that monitors brain cell activity at a resolution never achieved before.

2008-07-09 09:00:00

When it comes to natural health products research, Biotanika and the National Research Council Canada (NRC) are reaching beyond borders.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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