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2013-01-25 09:42:55

It seems like a great idea: Provide instant corrections to web-surfers when they run across obviously false information on the Internet.

Electric Car’s Four Wheels And Four Motors Kept On The Road By Motion Control System
2013-01-24 12:41:06

It weighs half as much as a sports car, and turns on a dime—so its no surprise that the electric car being developed at Ohio State University needs an exceptional traction and motion control system to keep it on the road.

2013-01-09 12:33:50

An experimental oral drug given to mice after a spinal cord injury was effective at improving limb movement after the injury, a new study shows.

2012-12-18 11:10:59

A desire for expensive, high-status goods is related to feelings of social status - which helps explain why minorities are attracted to bling, a new study suggests.

2012-12-13 12:31:34

A new study of the batteries commonly used in hybrid and electric-only cars has revealed an unexpected factor that could limit the performance of batteries currently on the road.

Very Large Array Detected Two US Underground Nuclear Tests
2012-12-06 07:31:52

Scientists searching for rogue nukes have discovered an unlikely tool, astronomical radio telescopes.

Other Solar Systems More Habitable Than Ours
2012-12-04 05:14:58

Astronomers and geologists at Ohio State University teamed up to search for alien life in a whole new way; by studying eight "solar twins" of our sun in order to measure the amounts of radioactive elements they contain.

2012-11-30 14:21:20

Bacteria that cause the tick-borne disease anaplasmosis in humans create their own food supply by hijacking a process in host cells that normally should help kill the pathogenic bugs.

Global Warming 250 Million Years Ago Triggered Slow Species Recovery
2012-11-05 12:49:52

After a major extinction event occurred 250 million years ago, many species that survived had a long, slow recovery, which was exacerbated by the effects of global warming.

2012-10-15 16:35:50

Companionship has the potential to reduce pain linked to nerve damage, according to a new study.


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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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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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