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2008-04-15 00:25:00

Researchers from Oxford University and Stony Brook University have discovered an ancient water-dwelling mammal that had close ties to modern day elephants.

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2008-04-09 11:45:00

Venezuelan children involved in a recent study conducted by researchers at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine were instructed to do something radically different from the advice of their parents: they were encouraged to eat candy.

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2008-02-19 04:40:00

Paleontologists from University College London (UCL) and Stony Brook University in New York have identified a giant frog fossil from Madagascar, given the name Beelzebufo (pronounced bee-el-zeh-BOOF-oh), which means ‘the frog from Hell'.

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2007-04-15 09:00:00

Scientists are suggesting a common cause for two seemingly unrelated events, the feminization of fish in Jamaica Bay, where the former 50-50 male-to-female ratio has all but disappeared, and enlarged breasts in young boys.

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2005-06-08 12:15:00

Is 40 really the new 30? Scientists have defined a new age concept and believe it could explain why populations are aging, but at the same time seem to be getting younger.

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2005-01-05 08:35:00

A portable imaging device currently in development by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) will produce clear, highly detailed pictures of bone and tissue, helping physicians manage bone health in space and on Earth.


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  • Large; stout; burly.
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