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Image 1 - Increased Ice Loss Resulted In Greater Greenland Bedrock Lifting
2011-12-11 06:42:42

A higher-than-normal 2010 melting season sped up the melting of ice in southern Greenland, causing sizable portions of the island's bedrock to rise somewhere about a quarter of an inch more than usual.

Image 1 - Japanese Devastation The Result Of Merging Waves
2011-12-06 09:57:05

The deadly tsunami generated from the March 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake that devastated northeastern Japan resulted from merging waves, causing the killer tsunami to double in intensity over ocean ridges, and then amplifying its power upon landfall.

Health Disparity Levels Increased After 1980
2011-12-01 14:14:06

According to new research, levels of health disparity have increased substantially for people born in the U.S. after 1980, and tends to increase as people move into middle age, before declining as people reach old age.

In A Star's Final Days, Astronomers Hunt 'Signal Of Impending Doom'
2011-12-01 04:40:55

An otherwise nondescript binary star system in the Whirlpool Galaxy has brought astronomers tantalizingly close to their goal of observing a star just before it goes supernova.

2011-11-30 15:01:10

New research shows how support for a generally liked policy can be significantly lowered, simply by associating it with a group seen as “radical” or “extreme.”

2011-11-30 14:58:54

Parents of newborns show poorer adjustment to their new role if they believe society expects them to be “perfect” moms and dads, a new study shows.

Do Men Really Think About Sex All Day Long?
2011-11-29 04:30:48

Men may think about sex more often than women do, but a new study suggests that men also think about other biological needs, such as eating and sleep, more frequently than women do, as well.

2011-11-15 06:51:39

If you want people to change the current system, or status quo, first you have to get them to notice what’s wrong with it.

2011-11-12 08:00:00

Peloton’s Success is in Response to Stefanie Spielman’s Challenge to “Continue to Fight” Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) November 12, 2011 Stefanie's

2011-11-10 08:00:00

The Department of Transportation and Parking at Ohio State has purchased two diesel-electric powered hybrid buses for the Campus Area Bus Service and they include energy efficient Hybrid Beltless


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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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taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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