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2011-03-16 14:25:37

The study, which has been published in Trends in Plant Science, provides an overview of plants' molecular and genetic mechanisms, which is important for ecologists, physiologists and molecular biologists, since it covers the prime requirements for anticipating plants' response to global change.

2011-02-16 06:00:00

GONGYI, China, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China GengSheng Minerals, Inc.

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2011-01-11 07:44:41

A new type of damage-tolerant metallic glass, demonstrating a strength and toughness beyond that of any known material, has been developed and tested by a collaboration of researchers.

2010-11-22 00:00:40

Stress management expert Dr. Richard Blonna offers five simple strategies for managing holiday stress. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 20, 2010 It’s that time of year again.

2010-10-27 06:00:00

GONGYI, China, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China GengSheng Minerals, Inc.

2010-04-07 09:10:27

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new way to shape ceramics using a modest electric field, making the process significantly more energy efficient.

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2010-02-23 16:00:00

Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered that, under the right conditions, newly developed nanocrystalline materials exhibit surprising activity in the tiny spaces between the geometric clusters of atoms called nanocrystals from which they are made.

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2009-11-24 07:19:41

Applied mathematicians dissected the morphology of the plantain lily (Hosta lancifolia), a characteristic long leaf with a saddle-like arc midsection and closely packed ripples along the edges.

2008-12-12 11:42:24

A U.S. researcher suggests those with high working memory and math ability may be those most affected by test stress. The study, published in Current Directions in Psychological Science, finds the subjects with the greatest capacity for math success were the most likely to choke under pressure.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.