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2012-06-13 09:57:19

Teenagers with autism spectrum disorder are in a bind.

2012-06-12 14:17:21

Although humans and woolly mammoths co-existed for millennia, the shaggy giants disappeared from the globe between 4,000 and 10,000 years ago, and scientists couldn't explain until recently exactly how the Flinstonian behemoths went extinct.

2012-05-28 19:18:26

The Caterpillar got down off the mushroom and crawled away in the grass, remarking as it went, 'One side will make you grow taller, and the other side will make you grow shorter.' -Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll

2012-05-23 20:31:42

UCLA life scientists have discovered new laws that determine the construction of leaf vein systems as leaves grow and evolve.

2012-05-19 00:12:17

A large survey of human genetic variation, published today in the online version of the journal Science, shows that rare genetic variants are not so rare after all and offers insights into human diseases.

2012-05-17 23:01:42

“UCLA IMPACT 2012” opens up the world of HIV research to creatives and activists for the first time. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 CHIPTS,

2012-05-16 11:04:20

UCLA researchers may have found a key to determining which Parkinson's disease patients will experience a more rapid decline in motor function, sparking hopes for the development of new therapies and helping identify those who could benefit most from early intervention.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.