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obvious science
2015-04-10 15:32:25

Welcome back to This Week In Obvious Science! In this week’s installment, the world of science shows us that early treatment for medical problems is a good idea, cocaine is bad for fetuses, and surprising infants can teach them a lesson.

2015-04-07 08:32:38

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Perfect Memorials continuously works to provide the most desirable and cutting edge memorial products to memorialize both humans and

romeo juliet
2015-04-03 11:01:24

"Romeo and Juliet with dinosaurs" might sound like a sequel to Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, but in reality, it’s the phrase being used to describe a recently-discovered ancient couple found buried beneath a collapsed sand dune in Mongolia’s Gobi Desert.

2015-03-23 20:22:54

LONDON, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Central Nervous System Deals and Alliances of 2014 report provides comprehensive understanding and unprecedented access to the partnering deals and

2015-03-20 16:21:31

PITTSBURGH, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Resource Partners, L.P.

Mapping the Universe Andreas Berlind
2015-03-14 15:25:28

Vanderbilt professor of astronomy Andreas Berlind discusses how he helped map the universe, and other important things like galaxy formation, computer universe simulations, data gathering tools, and dark matter.

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2015-03-09 13:57:07

Hide yo' jobs! Hide yo' wives! Robots could take over your job by 2035, according to a new machine-learning algorithm.

ancient mongols
2015-03-09 09:55:37

You may have thought that excessive pollution didn’t really start until industrialization in the last couple of centuries, but a new study finds that pollution was actually worse thousands of years ago than it is today.

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2015-03-08 13:25:58

Have you ever wondered why, unlike Chuck Norris, you can’t run on water or swim through land?

this week in obvious science
2015-02-20 17:02:45

Gather ‘round the campfire, kiddos! It's this week’s installment of This Week in Obvious Science, and we’ve got a few groundbreakers for ya.


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Android
2013-09-24 14:14:28

An android, also known as a synthetic organism, is a robot designed to look like a human, with emphasis on realistic skin and movement. The name “android” has been used in science fiction stories in many different ways. The Oxford English Dictionary found that the earliest use of the word Android was most likely in Ephraim Chambers' Cyclopaedia, which referred to St. Albertus Magnus’s alleged automaton as Androides. In US patents, the term first appears in 1863 referring to small...

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Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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