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2010-01-28 15:03:04

Scientists have determined how a normal protein can be converted into a prion, an infectious agent that causes fatal brain diseases in humans and mammals.

2010-01-25 14:54:11

Scientists have automated the measurement of a vital part of the knee in images with a computer program that performs much faster and just as reliably as humans who interpret the same images.

2010-01-11 13:40:06

Regularly practicing yoga exercises may lower a number of compounds in the blood and reduce the level of inflammation that normally rises because of both normal aging and stress, a new study has shown.

2010-01-11 13:31:45

While genetics play a key role in children’s initial reading skills, a new study of twins is the first to demonstrate that environment plays an important role in reading growth over time.

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2010-01-06 08:15:00

In their quest to find solar systems analogous to ours, astronomers have determined how common our solar system is.

2010-01-05 08:00:00

RESTON, Virginia, January 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Ekahau Inc., the performance leader in Wi-Fi-based Real Time Location Systems (RTLS), today announced that The Ohio State University (OSU) Medical Center has selected the Ekahau RTLS solution as the foundation for enabling a wide variety of location tracking applications across its 5 million square foot campus. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090513/347052) For the past five years, OSU Medical Center has been named one of the...

2009-12-17 17:01:39

Suicidal adolescents who were prescribed an antidepressant medication during inpatient psychiatric hospital treatment were 85 percent less likely than others to be readmitted within a month after discharge, a new study found.

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2009-12-16 09:27:00

Researchers learning more about how water beneath glaciers contributes to ice loss.

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2009-12-10 11:15:00

It could be the tolerance they've built up over the years or the extra time on their hands, but older people with alcohol problems drink a lot more than younger adults with similar problems.


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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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