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2012-09-12 21:09:46

The late 1800s found archeologists digging furiously throughout the newly settled American west in a mad dash to find fossils. This lead to fighting in academic circles, and occasionally in the field itself, over disputes that became known as the Bone Wars.

Key To Performance For Elite Sprinters Is Running Mechanics, Not Metabolism
2012-08-01 14:25:39

Sprinting performance isn’t a factor of conserving energy; rather, forces applied by the foot hitting the ground maximize all-out bursts of sprinting

2011-12-08 21:43:22

In the fierce national debate over a new federal law that requires all Americans to have health insurance, it's widely assumed that private health insurance can do a better job than the public insurance funded by the U.S. government.

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2011-12-07 08:01:13

The Prediction Intensity Interval model for Hurricanes (PIIH) algorithm seeks to mitigate damage by the "evil god of winds and destruction."

2011-10-19 08:23:16

An archaeological excavation at Poggio Colla, the site of a 2,700-year-old Etruscan settlement in Italy's Mugello Valley, has turned up a surprising and unique find: two images of a woman giving birth to a child.

2011-08-11 14:29:00

January 25-26, 2012 Event at SMU in Dallas to Host Video Game and Legal Industries' Leaders DALLAS, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registration is now open for the 4(th) Annual Game::Business::Law Summit on January 25 - January 26, 2012.

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2011-07-21 09:15:00

Rare find alters origins and distribution of Terminonaris; first home was Texas and North America — not Europe.

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2011-05-24 14:10:00

Birch mouse is now 9 million years older than previously known and migrated from Asia to North America.


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