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2011-05-17 13:07:41

Do we buy things because of their attributes, their price, or out of brand loyalty?

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2011-05-12 10:39:40

The fifth dwarf planet of the Solar System, Haumea, and at least one of its two satellites, are covered in crystalline water-ice due to the tidal forces between them and the heat of radiogenic elements.

2011-04-21 22:58:47

Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists have developed a way to avoid the use of expensive platinum in hydrogen fuel cells, the environmentally friendly devices that might replace current power sources in everything from personal data devices to automobiles.

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2011-04-20 07:30:17

Mediterranean landscapes have undergone great change in recent decades, but species have adapted to this, at least in the case of roe deer, Spanish ibex, red deer and wild boar.

2011-04-12 10:07:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elena Portacolone (Elenaportacolone.com), noted researcher and lecturer on aging in America, is sharing her findings in the June issue of Ageing and Society, a Cambridge University Press academic journal. Ms.

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2011-03-23 09:04:38

The bodies of harbor seals (Phoca vitulina), which live in estuaries or along coastlines where industrial activities take place, are highly contaminated.

2011-03-22 15:23:00

Truth Wins Out petition on Change.org demands Apple remove "Exodus International" app from iTunes; Top researcher blasts "Ex-Gay" app as misrepresenting data NEW YORK, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 135,000 people have signed a petition started by Truth Wins Out demanding that Apple remove an offensive iPhone app launched by an organization that attempts to "cure" gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.

2011-03-15 20:20:09

Irrigation is one of the most controversial aspects in the sustainable management of golf courses.

2011-03-03 16:50:24

Sandia National Laboratories researcher Steve Plimpton, who led development of a widely used computer code that models how materials behave, has been invited to present a keynote lecture at the Feb. 27-March 3 Minerals, Materials & Materials Society (TMS) meeting in San Diego.

2011-03-02 20:53:53

Fire, cattle and even prairie dogs all could play a role in sustaining the biodiversity of the western Great Plains.


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'.