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2011-10-04 09:27:14

The bacterium that causes tuberculosis has a unique molecule on its outer cell surface that blocks a key part of the body’s defense.

2011-09-30 07:00:00

Through a partnership with Ohio State University, US and Latin American scholars collaborate on agricultural research. Honduras (PRWEB) September 30, 2011

2011-09-28 12:42:02

Pediatricians in Appalachia are less likely than doctors in other areas to encourage parents to have their children receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.

2011-09-28 12:40:22

The creation of compounds that disrupt a worldwide pest’s winter sleep hints at the potential to develop natural and targeted controls against crop-eating insects, new research suggests.

2011-09-28 11:37:39

Breast cancer cells that mutate to resist drug treatment survive by establishing tiny pumps on their surface that reject the drugs as they penetrate the cell membrane – making the cancer insensitive to chemotherapy drugs even after repeated use.

Black-white Marriages Have Increased Rapidly Since 1980
2011-09-16 07:02:24

A new study of interracial marriages in the United States since the 1980s suggests that the racial boundary between blacks and whites continues to break down – but is not yet close to disappearing.

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2011-09-14 22:41:13

Maternal responsiveness plays key role in child literacy and development.

Greyhounds Also Prone To The White-coat Effect
2011-09-07 07:54:56

The "white-coat effect" is not reserved for only the human patients who see their blood pressure rise in response to the stress of a doctor visit.

Image 1 - AFTER - Next Giant Ice Island Poised To Break Free From Greenland
2011-09-02 07:53:08

Researcher Alun Hubbard, of the Center for Glaciology at Aberystwyth University said he was rendered “speechless” when a glacier about twice the size of Manhattan he and his team have been tracking appeared close to breaking off.


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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
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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