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2011-07-13 13:14:42

Training teenagers to look at social situations positively could help those with anxiety and may help prevent problems persisting into adult life, new research from Oxford University is beginning to suggest.

2011-07-07 07:49:48

An Oxford University researcher is developing a pair of eyeglasses that will allow people with poor or limited vision to see again.

2011-06-15 13:40:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's uncertain economic climate, one thing is definite - anyone can get fired.

2011-05-11 00:00:28

The Medical Sciences Division Learning Technologies Department of The University of Oxford ranks ZK, the leading Java web framework in the industry, as the best Ajax framework to build high performance Student Record Systems.

2011-03-30 12:35:00

Unicorn Media Technology Platform Provides Syndication and Analytics Across any Platform TEMPE, Ariz., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unicorn Media, Inc., a leading digital media management provider, today announced that its patented technology platform and robust API now support leading mobile app company, Handmark to syndicate video content to thousands of mobile devices including BlackBerry, Android, iPhone, webOS and others. With more than 10 years of experience, Handmark has a...

2011-03-26 08:35:00

The Oxford English Dictionary has added a new list of words and expressions.

2011-03-02 13:57:40

Experts agree that long-term alcohol abuse is detrimental to memory function and can cause neuro-degenerative disease.

2011-02-28 12:00:00

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2011-02-07 09:15:00

A team of British scientists claim that they have developed a new flu vaccine that could work against all currently identified strains of the ailment.

2011-01-26 14:10:07

A hurtling asteroid about the size of the Titanic caused the scar that appeared in Jupiter's atmosphere on July 19, 2009.

Word of the Day
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)