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2012-07-16 23:01:40

African American Scientists Called to Advocate and Mentor Next Generation Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 The

2012-06-21 01:59:03

The throat and facial movements that twist the air pushing through your vocal cords into words could be rooted in the well-meaning expressions primates exchange with each other.

2012-05-14 22:17:48

Pursuing a relatively untapped route for regulating the immune system, an international team of researchers has designed and conducted initial tests on molecules that have the potential to treat diseases involving inflammation, such as asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, stroke and sepsis.

Wrinkles And Twists Boost Power From Solar Panels
2012-04-27 09:47:23

Taking their cue from the humble leaf, researchers have used microscopic folds on the surface of photovoltaic material to significantly increase the power output of flexible, low-cost solar cells.

2012-04-07 23:02:36

Three out of 32 full-time faculty at Olin College are featured in the Princeton Review's new "Best 300 Professors" book.

Image 1 - Past Disturbances Obscure Warming Impacts On Forests
2012-03-05 10:46:29

Past disturbances, such as logging, can obscure the effects of climate change on forest ecosystems. So reports a study just published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.