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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.

2011-01-25 15:06:57

Ohio State University researchers recently tested the merits of two new dishware sanitizers, and found them more effective at removing bacteria from restaurant dishes than traditional sanitizers.

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2011-01-20 09:05:00

The recent revival of bedbugs could be due to a genetic resistance to pesticides.

2011-01-14 18:52:35

A new study by Ohio State University cancer researchers provides a rational for treating breast cancer by combining two kinds of targeted agents, one that inhibits an overactive, cancer-causing pathway in cancer cells and one that reverses changes that silence genes that normally prevent cancer.


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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
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.