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2011-09-22 18:52:03

Patients with serious speech disorders are often able to sing complete texts. However, melody may not be the decisive factor.

2011-09-07 13:12:35

The welfare of pensioners will be negatively affected as a result of the reforms that the Government of Spain have just implemented in order to balance their budget.

2011-08-04 13:12:25

Unusually high clustering of last names within Italian academic institutions and disciplines indicates widespread nepotism in the country's schools, according to a new computational analysis.

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2011-07-25 06:20:00

A study by the University of the Basque Country shows that people who use cosmetics buy these products primarily for emotional reasons.

2011-07-22 12:15:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Education experts from Vanderbilt University's Peabody College of education and human development are available for back-to-school interviews. Peabody was named the No. 1 graduate school of education in the nation by U.S.

2011-07-17 08:00:01

A novel virus that spread through a California monkey colony in late 2009 also infected a human researcher and a family member, UCSF researchers have found, the first known example of an adenovirus "jumping" from one species to another and remaining contagious after the jump.

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2011-07-14 08:47:12

Researchers from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) have developed a method for evaluating the vulnerability of coastal regions to the impact of storms.

2011-07-06 09:29:00

AMSTERDAM, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Unique Funding Tool Integrated into SciVal Experts Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the availability of a new tool in its expertise management solution SciVal Experts.

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2011-06-09 08:37:21

The last glacial maximum, which occurred 21,000 years ago, effects the current distribution of European scarab dung beetles; according to CSIC research, these results could help understanding the consequences of current climate change.

2011-05-23 15:01:19

In the words of sociologist Harkaitz Zubiri, it is currently accepted that social hierarchy is constructed of individual merits, but the reality is quite different.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.