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2009-12-16 17:11:00

Study Misses Mark on Electric Vehicle Penetration WASHINGTON, Dec.

2009-12-10 06:00:00

Collaboration to Create Optimized Antibodies Produces First Candidates Which Selectively Target HER2 in Breast Cancer MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc.

2009-12-09 15:23:24

Energy efficiency technologies that exist today or that are likely to be developed in the near future could save considerable money as well as energy.

2009-10-19 13:06:08

A new report from the National Research Council examines and, when possible, estimates "hidden" costs of energy production and use -- such as the damage air pollution imposes on human health -- that are not reflected in market prices of coal, oil, other energy sources, or the electricity and gasoline produced from them.

2009-10-14 05:52:00

NRC-IRAP Program Supports Day4 Energy's Technology Advancement BURNABY, BC, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Day4 Energy Inc.

2009-10-01 09:49:50

The most effective way to prevent the deliberate misuse of biological select agents and toxins (BSATs) -- agents housed in laboratories across the U.S. considered to potentially pose a threat to human health -- is to instill a culture of trust and responsibility in the laboratory.

2009-09-30 08:30:00

VANCOUVER, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Mantra Venture Group Ltd.

2009-09-30 07:31:38

Plumes of harmful air pollutants can be transported across oceans and continents -- from Asia to the United States and from the United States to Europe -- and have a negative impact on air quality far from their original sources.

2009-09-15 08:43:08

A new report from the National Research Council finds that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is within its broad regulatory authority to classify California's invasive Light Brown Apple Moth (LBAM) as an "actionable" pest, which the agency asserted in a draft response document to two petitions questioning the classification.

2009-09-08 12:05:12

The introduction of K-12 engineering education has the potential to improve student learning and achievement in science and mathematics, increase awareness about what engineers do and of engineering as a potential career, and boost students' technological literacy, according to a new report from the National Academy of Engineering and the National Research Council.


Word of the Day
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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