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2012-01-19 15:12:05

For students to accept the theory of evolution, an intuitive “gut feeling” may be just as important as understanding the facts, according to a new study.

2012-01-19 15:06:30

New research published in Nature Medicine indicates that targeted drugs such as gefitinib might more effectively treat non-small cell lung cancer if they could be combined with agents that block certain microRNAs.

2012-01-18 13:29:55

A new approach to motion capture technology is offering fresh insights into tennis injuries – and orthopedic injuries in general.

Glacier Cores From Eastern European Alps May Yield New Climate Clues
2012-01-10 05:41:00

Researchers are beginning their analysis of what are probably the first successful ice cores drilled to bedrock from a glacier in the eastern European Alps.

2011-12-27 11:39:17

Both children and the elderly have slower response times when they have to make quick decisions in some settings.

2011-12-27 11:36:58

New research challenges the conventional thinking that young children use language just as adults do to help classify and understand objects in the world around them.

Poor Maternal-Child Relationship Linked To Adolescent Obesity
2011-12-27 05:54:04

A new study has found that toddlers with a poor quality relationship with their mothers are more likely to be obese in their teenage years.

2011-12-26 07:26:36

The quality of the emotional relationship between a mother and her young child could affect the potential for that child to be obese during adolescence.

What Makes A Drunk Become Aggressive?
2011-12-20 04:10:33

Drinking enough alcohol to become intoxicated increases aggression significantly in people who have one particular personality trait, according to new research.


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Nancy Currie
2012-08-17 14:31:26

Nancy Currie is an engineer, United States Army officer, and a NASA astronaut. She was born Nancy Jane Sherlock on December 29, 1958 in Wilmington, Delaware. She moved to Troy, Ohio as a child and graduated from Troy High School in 1977. She then went on to attend Ohio State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Science in 1980. From there she continued her education by earning a Master of Science degree in Safety Engineering from the University of Southern...

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Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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