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Concern About 'Microplastics' In The Ocean Expressed By Leading Scientists
2014-07-11 03:06:59

Microplastics – microscopic particles of plastic debris – are of increasing concern because of their widespread presence in the oceans and the potential physical and toxicological risks they pose to organisms.

Thin, Flexible High-res Displays From 'Nano-pixels'
2014-07-11 03:28:48

A new discovery will make it possible to create pixels just a few hundred nanometers across that could pave the way for extremely high-resolution and low-energy thin, flexible displays for applications such as 'smart' glasses, synthetic retinas, and foldable screens.

2014-07-10 23:00:24

More than 200 experts on aggression, who research issues ranging from child abuse to urban street violence, will attend the 21st World Meeting of the International Society for Research on Aggression

2014-07-10 16:21:42

Nation's leading expert on constitutional law sees strong reasons for reversal that could signal the end of long-stalled Cape Wind project BOSTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noted

2014-07-09 16:26:46

Case featuring success of Access Health CT will be taught as part of curriculum at Harvard Business School and Harvard School of Public Health SOUTHPORT, Conn., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/

Solving 100-year Mystery Of How Birds Sense Light
2014-07-09 03:18:09

Professor Takashi Yoshimura and colleagues of the Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM) of Nagoya University have finally found the missing piece in how birds sense light by identifying a deep brain photoreceptor in Japanese quails

menopause toolkit
2014-07-09 05:13:38

Researchers have designed a toolkit to aid GPs in the diagnosis of menopause. This new technique, thought to be the first of its kind, is intended to be used with women 40 years of age and older to manage menopausal conditions.

2014-07-07 12:28:47

Obstetrician/gynecologist who opposed AVFE/CLITORAID Kamkaso Hospital opening must pay punitive damages LAS VEGAS, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a verdict released on

2014-07-07 10:16:35

Institute for Basic Science (IBS), the main organization of the International Science and Business Belt project in South Korea, has announced that a group of researchers, led by professor Won Do Heo, have developed a new technology in the field of optogenetics that can remotely control specific receptors by light.

weight loss protein
2014-07-05 05:12:47

Eating foods that are high in protein can be a more effective way to lose weight than the more traditional calorie-counting method, according to research presented this week at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology in Manchester, England.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]