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2012-03-15 16:59:48

Story ideas from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

2012-02-26 08:00:00

So what is it that gives NY Knicks Jeremy Lin his unique competitive edge? Greg Herzog, a former sub four minute miler and conditioning specialist in New York City has worked with competitive

2012-02-23 16:45:00

The search for a solid answer on whether DNA can be reprogrammed or influenced through frequencies and words may have been answered based on a recent study by noted Russian biophysicist and molecular

2012-02-14 14:36:26

Chemists at The University of Texas at Austin have created a molecule that's so good at tangling itself inside the double helix of a DNA sequence that it can stay there for up to 16 days before the DNA liberates itself, much longer than any other molecule reported.

2012-02-10 15:28:09

A research group in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta is hoping its latest discovery could one day be used to develop new therapies that target certain types of cancers.

2012-02-09 10:46:32

It's been more than 50 years since James Watson and Francis Crick showed that DNA is a double helix of two strands that complement each other.

2012-02-07 23:16:08

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute in California and the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology have developed a “biological computer” made entirely from biomolecules that is capable of deciphering images encrypted on DNA chips.

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2012-01-26 13:40:54

University of Texas at Austin researchers have cloaked a three-dimensional object standing in free space for the first time.


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Sky
2004-10-19 04:45:44

Sky -- Although almost everyone have seen it, sky is hard to be defined precisely. Generally, sky is the space seen when one looks upward from the surface of a planet. Some people define sky as the denser gaseous zone of a planet's atmosphere. Clouds, rainbows and weather all occur amongst a planet's sky. In astronomy, the sky is divided into many regions, called constellations. The blue colour of the daytime sky results from the selective scattering of light rays. When the sunlight...

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Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.