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The magnitude 9 earthquake and resulting tsunami that struck Japan on March 11 were like a one-two punch â€“ first violently shaking, then swamping the islands â€“ causing tens of thousands of deaths and hundreds of billions of dollars in damage.
RIVERDALE, Md., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Broken Switch Studios has launched their new iOS title Bubble Trolls on the Apple App Store(TM). iPhone and iPod touch versions are 99c; the iPad version is $1.99.
Scientists at the University of Toronto, Stanford and Columbia Universities have developed a way to measure the action and function of candidate prescription drugs on human cells, including the response of individual cells, more quickly and on a larger scale than ever before.
Analyzing over 200 scientific assessments of fisheries around the globe, the team found that populations of small fish such as sardines and anchovies were at least as likely to have collapsed at some point in the last 50 years as stocks of large fish.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and STANFORD, Calif., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Stanford University School of Medicine and SanBio Inc.
An expensive blood-clotting drug that is intended only for hemophilia patients is being used in hospitals predominantly to treat patients without this disorder, despite evidence suggesting that it could harm them.
MCLEAN, Va., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF), an official NCAAÂ® Corporate Champion, announced today the official winter standings for the Capital One Cup, a program rewarding NCAA Division I athletics programs for their cumulative on-field performance across multiple men's and women's sports.
People who use in vitro fertilization to conceive children often have leftover embryos and must decide whether to store them, dispose of them or possibly donate them for research.
March of Dimes and Stanford University School of Medicine Launch Research Center to Understand and Prevent Prematurity STANFORD, Calif., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes and Stanford University School of Medicine today launched the nation's first transdisciplinary research center dedicated to identifying the causes of premature birth.
If a big bunch of your brain cells suddenly went rogue and decided to become fat cells, it could cloud your decision-making capacity a bit.
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...
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.