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Like fine chefs, scientists are seemingly approaching a day when they will be able to make nearly any type of tissue from human embryonic stem cells.
With the novel use of a technique that uses light to control brain cells, Stanford University researchers have shown that fragmented sleep causes memory impairment in mice.
New resources empower educators to bring classic literature and historical personalities to life. Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 Discovery Education announces that Literature Guides and Biographies from Shmoop, a digital curriculum company that makes fun, rigorous learning and teaching materials, are now available in Discovery Education streaming PLUS. Shmoopâ€™s Literature Guides and Biographies are written by Ph.D.
Screening every new colon cancer patient for a particular familial disorder extends lives at a reasonable cost, say Stanford University School of Medicine researchers.
WASHINGTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today called on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate eight online advertising companies for violating their privacy policies regarding online tracking and said the companies' deceptive behavior shows self-regulation doesn't work.
In an era of skyrocketing health-care costs and finite financial resources, health economists are increasingly called upon to determine which medical treatments are the most cost-effective.
A study in the July 1 issue of the journal SLEEP shows that sleep extension is beneficial to athletic performance, reaction time, vigor, fatigue and mood in collegiate basketball players.
Young basketball players spend hours dribbling up and down the court aspiring to NBA stardom.
New research has shown that children's risk for learning and behavior problems and obesity rises in correlation to their level of trauma exposure, says the psychiatrist at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital who oversaw the study.
New clues to the mystery of brain function, obtained through research by scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine, suggest that distinct mental states can be distinguished based on unique patterns of activity in coordinated "networks" within the brain.
Symbol: VEST4 Group: Lichen Family: Verrucariaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA N Classification: Kingdom Fungi – Fungi Division Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class Ascomycetes Order Verrucariales Family Verrucariaceae Genus Verrucaria Schrad. – wart lichen Species Verrucaria stanfordii Herre – Stanford's wart lichen
Symbol: TOST2 Group: Moss Family: Pottiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA N Synonyms: HYST6 Hyophila stanfordensis (Steere) A.J.E. Sm. & H. Whitehouse Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Division Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision Musci Class Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass Bryidae Order Pottiales Family Pottiaceae Genus ...
Symbol: POPE2 Group: Dicot Family: Polygonaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48 N AK N CAN N Synonyms: PEBI4 Persicaria bicornis (Raf.) Nieuwl. PELO7 Persicaria longistyla (Small) Small PEMI9 Persicaria mississippiensis (Stanford) Small PEPE19 Persicaria pensylvanica (L.) Small PEPED Persicaria pensylvanica (L.) Small var. dura (Stanford) C.F. Reed POBI11...
Symbol: POHY2 Group: Dicot Family: Polygonaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48 N AK I PR N CAN N Synonyms: PEHY7 Persicaria hydropiperoides (Michx.) Small PEHYB Persicaria hydropiperoides (Michx.) Small var. breviciliata (Fernald) C.F. Reed PEHYE Persicaria hydropiperoides (Michx.) Small var. euronotora (Fernald) C.F. Reed PEHYO Persicaria hydropiperoides...
Symbol: PHHER2 Group: Dicot Family: Solanaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48 N Distribution: PhysalisheterophyllaNees var.rowelliiStanford distribution:USA(TX) Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class Magnoliopsida...
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.