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Mercury Found To Have Ice And Organic Material
2012-11-29 18:33:50

Researchers using data taken by NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft have found evidence of water ice deposits and organic material on Mercury.

New Technique Produces Sharper 3-D Images Of Breast Tumors
2012-10-23 07:40:15

Like cleaning the lenses of a foggy pair of glasses, scientists are now able to use a technique developed by UCLA researchers and their European colleagues to produce three-dimensional images of breast tissue that are two to three times sharper than those made using current CT scanners at hospitals.

Planetary Systems Compared To Pancakes
2012-10-15 12:14:06

Astronomers from UCLA using NASA's Kepler space telescope have determined that most planetary systems are "flatter than pancakes."

Common Human Viruses Could Lead To Acne Cure
2012-09-25 10:45:10

Acne, Propionibacterium acnes, is a common human skin disease that affects hundreds of millions of people every year. It is also the bane of teenagers, causing insecurity and disrupting social life for many.


Word of the Day
immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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