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2010-08-25 14:35:06

Astronomers believe they have discovered the origin of our universe's first super-massive black holes, which formed some 13 billion years ago.

2010-07-26 12:19:03

Researchers have long known that humans lack a key enzyme -- one possessed by most of the animal kingdom and even plants -- that reverses severe sun damage.

2010-07-13 07:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado biomedical company, Lanx Inc., has chosen Ohio as the location to launch its Lumbar Motion Monitor Commercialization project.

2010-06-30 13:52:25

The passage of smoking bans in two large Minnesota cities was not associated with job losses at bars and may in fact have contributed to higher employment in restaurants, according to new research.

2010-06-09 13:38:30

A psychological intervention program designed for breast cancer patients reduces the risk of dying if the cancer recurs, new research shows.

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2010-06-08 08:20:00

New research suggests that pre-school students may gain more language and literacy skills if they have teachers with higher levels of confidence in their abilities.

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2010-06-03 08:40:00

Less ice covers the Arctic today than at any time in recent geologic history.

2010-06-01 19:10:36

While some Latino immigrants to the United States may be accepted as “white” by the wider society, a new study finds that many of them face discrimination based on skin color.

2010-05-26 10:41:17

A study examining the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and illness suggests that a BMI of 30 or above, a signal of obesity according to federal health standards, does not translate into current illness among adults under age 40.

2010-05-24 09:46:52

Scientists have caught male topi antelopes in the act of faking fear in front of females in heat as a way to improve their chances of having sex.


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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
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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