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2011-08-29 08:43:40

Preserving just 4 percent of the ocean could protect crucial habitat for the vast majority of marine mammal species, from sea otters to blue whales.

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2011-08-26 07:12:15

Visible to the human eye as dark blemishes on the solar disk, sunspots are the starting points of explosive flares and coronal mass ejections (CMEs) that sometimes hit our planet 93 million miles away.

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2011-08-22 12:44:20

A scientist is claiming that interbreeding may have helped our kind survive and gain evolutionary dominance.

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2011-08-19 15:56:23

Researchers have discovered that male rats infected with the parasite Toxoplasma respond strongly to the odor of cat urine.

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2011-08-02 11:35:00

Microsoft said on Monday that it updated its geographic location positioning service so it would no longer track Windows-based devices.

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2011-08-02 05:09:34

According to a new study, more efficient data centers and a slowing economy has held up the rapid growth of electricity used in data centers.

2011-07-28 00:01:01

Colleges and Universities to replace error-prone, cumbersome spreadsheets and leverage best practices for capital, tuition, endowment and other key planning activities. Placerville, CA (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 Alight LLC, developers of the industry-leading Alight Planning financial planning and reporting software, and Ralph Harker Associates, a leading consulting firm specializing in end-to-end planning solutions for higher education, today announced a strategic partnership to deliver a...

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2011-07-26 11:45:00

A new study by researchers at Stanford University, using a technique that manipulates light to control brain cells, has shown that broken sleep causes memory impairment in mice.

2011-07-26 09:08:19

Undergraduate engineering students and faculty will benefit from resources to spark innovation and entrepreneurship.

2011-07-26 00:00:28

Next generation of engineers will combine innovation and entrepreneurial know-how with technical skills to power the nation's growth. Stanford, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2011 The National Science Foundation has awarded a five-year, $10 million grant to launch a national center for teaching innovation and entrepreneurship in engineering, based at Stanford University.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'