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2012-07-14 23:02:59

Stevens Institute of Technology, Rutgers University and New Jersey Institute of Technology are now accepting submissions to the New Jersey Apps Challenge, a mobile apps competition designed to

2012-05-14 21:42:24

Young children of unmarried parents who live with their mother and receive court-mandated financial support from their father exhibit more aggressive behavior than those who don’t get any formal support at all.

2012-02-21 15:10:48

Atmospheric oxygen really took off on our planet about 2.4 billion years ago during the Great Oxygenation Event.

2012-02-03 19:00:20

A preference for fatty foods has a genetic basis, according to researchers, who discovered that people with certain forms of the CD36 gene may like high-fat foods more than those who have other forms of this gene.

2012-01-16 10:57:10

Blocking cell-to-cell communication may prevent liver damage and improve drug safety, Rutgers University and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators have developed a novel strategy to protect the liver from drug-induced injury and improve associated drug safety.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.