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2011-04-12 21:46:00

DALLAS, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Do the benefits of nuclear power outweigh the risks? Today's news that Japan elevated its nuclear disaster at the Fukushima plant to levels not seen since Chernobyl pushes this question to the forefront of national debate.

2011-04-06 05:00:00

DALLAS, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Methodist University's Hunter & Stephanie Hunt Institute for Engineering & Humanity will present its inaugural Visionary Award to Dean Kamen, the humanitarian inventor behind the Segway human transporter and other technological breakthroughs, including devices helping those in the developing world. Kamen will be honored at a dinner on Wednesday, April 13, during Engineering & Humanity Week - a series of participatory events focused on...

2011-03-05 11:26:36

Blood group incompatibility between Henry VIII and his wives could have driven the Tudor king's reproductive woes.

2011-03-01 11:26:37

Unique specimen is first of its kind discovered as far south as Texas, where it flew over a vast ancient sea.

2011-02-12 07:25:00

3D digital dinosaur track download: A roadmap for saving at-risk natural history resources.

2011-02-11 23:18:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Indie Game Challenge announced that Playdead's LIMBO and Team Hermes' Inertia are the big winners of the second annual Indie Game Challenge.

2011-01-20 12:04:00

DALLAS and CALABASAS, Calif., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 12 finalists of the second Indie Game Challenge (IGC) sponsored by the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS), GameStop (NYSE: GME) and The Guildhall at Southern Methodist University (SMU) have been announced.

2010-12-21 11:21:00

Rodents get a bad rap as vermin and pests because they seem to thrive everywhere.

2010-12-21 09:41:56

A new treatment program teaches people who suffer from panic disorder how to reduce the terrorizing symptoms by normalizing their breathing.

2010-12-02 21:01:40

Why does a child grow up to become a lawyer, a politician, a professional athlete, an environmentalist or a churchgoer?

Word of the Day
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.