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2014-04-04 11:46:23

University of Guelph researchers have unraveled some of the inner workings of slime produced by one of nature's most bizarre creatures – hagfish.

2014-03-11 23:32:19

In her humorous memoire, Threads of Silver: A Search for Simplicity, Sunshine and a Fresh Start, Cynthia explores life after the implosion of her marriage and a near death accident.

2014-01-07 23:26:46

SUM4JVM Tool Verifies Java-Based, Multi-Threaded Software Reliability Cupertino, CA. (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Thinking Software Inc.

Mussels Help Create Artificial Tendons
2013-07-24 11:54:52

Researchers have discovered precisely why mussels are able to stick to slick surfaces so well, and it may lead to the creation of a wide array of artificial .

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.