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2014-12-16 23:04:09

Stanford University's medical center is the target of a proposed class action Complaint filed by one of their California employees who alleges various California Labor Code violations

protein snapshot
2014-12-10 06:59:01

An international research team that includes researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has captured the highest-resolution protein snapshots ever taken with an X-ray laser, revealing how a key protein in a photosynthetic bacterium changes shape when hit by light.

2014-12-02 23:11:58

A novel tissue clearing technology enables researchers in Neuroscience field to obtain optically transparent and macromolecule permeable brain tissue. Annandale,

Mirror
2014-11-28 07:14:57

Engineers from Stanford University have developed a new ultrathin, multilayered material capable of cooling down buildings by radiating warmth from the inside out into space and reducing incoming heat by reflecting sunlight.

gecko climbing system
2014-11-24 09:38:47

Engineers fascinated with geckos have used the tiny lizards’ climbing ability as inspiration in developing adhesive systems that allow humans to climb once un-climbable surfaces.

vertical occipital fasciculus
2014-11-19 03:00:36

A couple of years ago a scientist looking at dozens of MRI scans of human brains noticed something surprising. A large, fiber pathway that seemed to be part of the network of connections that process visual information showed up on the scans, but the researcher couldn’t find it mentioned in any of the modern-day - anatomy textbooks he had.

2014-11-14 20:23:43

On average, students who participate in GiftedandTalented.com's tutor supported online courses finish two grade levels ahead; independent study students finish an average of one grade level ahead


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