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Flowers In Amber Show Earliest Evidence Of Pollination
2014-01-03 17:45:12

Researchers from Oregon State University have revealed the earliest evidence of sexual reproduction in flower plants in a new report.

2012-08-20 11:52:42

New research shows that people who have bariatric surgery to treat obesity report an overall improvement in quality of life issues after surgery, from their relationships to their medical conditions.

2012-07-18 23:00:47

Prejudice against obese women may persist even after they lose weight, according to a new study by by the University of Hawaii at Manoa, The University of Manchester, and Monash University.

2012-06-18 23:07:09

Story leads this month from new articles on parenting by the norm, the link between sexism and racism, death and the supernatural, how brands shape identity and more...

2012-05-30 09:59:22

Overweight women may never escape the painful stigma of obesity – even after they have shed the pounds, new research suggests.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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