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2011-07-11 07:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruckus Wireless(TM) (www.ruckuswireless.com) today announced that Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve (JRBP), Stanford University's 1,200-acre outdoor preserve, has selected and deployed a Ruckus outdoor meshed dual-band 802.11n Smart Wi-Fi system to cover the vast outdoor research park with reliable wireless broadband connectivity.

2011-07-07 19:18:16

In a typical year, California gets about 30 percent of its water from groundwater wells.

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2011-07-01 09:27:54

Higher temperatures could significantly impact California and other premium winegrowing regions of the United States in the next 30 years.

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2011-07-01 05:20:00

Researchers have uncovered chemical traces of a pigment, an important component of color, that once formed patterns in the feathers of fossilized birds.

2011-06-30 09:30:00

MCLEAN, Va., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF), an official NCAA® Corporate Champion, today announced that the University of Florida men's athletics program is the winner of the inaugural Capital One Cup.

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2011-06-25 08:03:40

Neighborhoods in California with a high population of African-American students are being targeted by tobacco companies, according to a Stanford University study.

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2011-06-24 05:30:00

According to new research from the Census of Marine Life Tagging of Pacific Predators (TOPP), two expanses of the North Pacific Ocean are attracting an array of marine predators in predictable seasonal patterns.

2011-06-23 11:01:00

MCLEAN, Va., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF), an official NCAA® Corporate Champion, today announced that Stanford University women's athletics program is the winner of the inaugural Capital One Cup.

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2011-06-20 08:29:38

Glass, by definition, is amorphous; its atoms lack order and are arranged every which way, but when scientists squeezed tiny samples of a metallic glass under high pressure, they got a surprise: The atoms lined up in a regular pattern to form a single crystal.

2011-06-15 22:10:32

Magical thinking, usually dismissed as naïve and irrational, can actually help consumers cope with stressful situations like trying to lose weight.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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