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2011-02-22 09:34:26

Researchers studying the origin of Earth’s first breathable atmosphere have zeroed in on the major role played by some very unassuming creatures: plankton.

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2011-02-21 06:10:00

Seven billion: that is the estimated number of people the United Nations predicts will be alive on the planet this year, and climbing to a possible nine billion by 2050.

2011-02-20 22:11:10

While many researchers generally credit the desire for smaller families for the decline in fertility rates in developing, low-income countries, new research suggests that prevention of unwanted births may actually be a larger factor.

2011-02-16 06:30:00

CALGARY, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc.

2011-02-11 13:28:26

Scientists are hoping that heat therapy could eventually replace a complex drug regimen as the first-line treatment of a parasitic skin infection common in tropical and subtropical regions of the world.

2011-02-10 16:26:24

A new alloy promises to lessen welders’ risk of breathing toxic fumes on the job.

2011-02-10 15:47:42

People tend to overestimate the steepness of slopes – and psychologists studying the phenomenon have made a discovery that refutes common ideas about how we perceive inclines in general.

2011-02-09 14:25:46

Many school officials react in exactly the wrong ways when one of their students completes suicide, according to the authors of a new book.

2011-01-25 15:22:03

An Ohio State University mathematician and his colleagues are finding ways to tell the difference between healthy cells and abnormal cells, such as cancer cells, based on the way the cells look and move.

2011-01-25 15:18:46

For troubled war veterans, a friendly bartender can be the source of more than just drinks and a sympathetic ear.


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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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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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