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saturn's rotation
2015-03-25 13:31:54

Tracking the rotation speed of solid planets, like the Earth and Mars, is a relatively simple task: Just measure the time it takes for a surface feature to roll into view again. But giant gas planets Jupiter and Saturn are more problematic for planetary scientists, as they both lack measureable solid surfaces and are covered by thick layers of clouds, foiling direct visual measurements by space probes. Saturn has presented an even greater challenge to scientists, as different parts of this...

2014-12-16 16:25:41

TEL AVIV, Israel, December 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Personalized Health Information App Beats 50 Startups mHealth Israel Conference [http://www.mhealthisrael.com

child eyes adhd
2014-08-15 09:31:22

TAU researchers develop diagnostic tool for the most commonly misdiagnosed disorder.

2014-08-08 11:26:16

Blood sugar surges — after-meal glucose "spikes" — can be life threatening for the 29 million Americans with diabetes.

Parkinson's Enhances Creativity: Study
2014-07-15 03:26:50

New TAU study confirms creative energy in Parkinson's sufferers is greater than in healthy individuals

Newborn Night-Waking Has A Detrimental Health Impact On Parents
2014-07-09 09:11:48

One of the hardest parts of new parenthood is never getting enough sleep. Once an hour, every night, the baby cries out for food, comfort, or to be cleaned. Most new parents report feeling more exhausted in the morning than they did the night before.

Radio Telescope Arrays Can Be Used To Locate Cosmic Heating From The Earliest Black Holes
2014-02-06 05:05:02

In what is being described as landmark discovery about the origins of the universe, Tel Aviv University researchers report in the journal Nature that black holes, formed from the first-ever stars, heated the gas throughout space much later than previously believed.

Early Diabetes Detection Basic Blood Test
2014-01-28 08:29:45

A basic blood test used by diabetics to gauge their average blood glucose control could also help diagnose the condition far earlier than previously believed.

Vegetative Patients Recognize Loved ones
2013-12-17 08:29:25

Patients in a vegetative state may be able to recognize photographs of their family and friends, according to a new study.

Bats Rely On Vision To Navigate, Echolocation To Catch Insects: Study
2013-12-13 07:34:50

More than 1,000 species of echolocating bats exist, compared to just 80 species of nocturnal non-echolocating birds. It seems that normal vision works in tandem with echolocation to give bats an evolutionary edge, however, no one knows exactly how.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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