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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.

2011-08-29 07:00:00

Graduate and undergraduate students from across North America competed for top honors in the first WeedOlympics sponsored by the Northeastern, North Central, Southern and Western Weed Science

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2011-08-23 17:03:25

Researchers have developed radio antennas that can be sewn into clothes.

2011-08-15 15:24:44

Think about how much you fight and argue with your spouse today.

2011-08-15 15:20:53

A new study uses – for the first time - recorded jailhouse telephone conversations between men charged with felony domestic violence and their victims to help reveal why some victims decide not to follow through on the charges.


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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
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.