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2011-06-02 13:11:45

Although cytomegalovirus infection is a known cause of birth defects, including permanent hearing loss, most CMV infections in infants are not identified early, when interventions can lessen the effects of hearing loss.

2011-05-26 09:28:00

Linney brings an impressive academic and administrative track record from major national universities, including University of Alabama at Birmingham, University of Notre Dame and University of South Carolina VILLANOVA, Pa., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Villanova University President, the Rev.

2011-05-03 13:19:48

An antioxidant may prevent damage to the liver caused by excessive alcohol.

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2011-04-07 14:40:00

Astronauts anticipate more trips to the moon and manned missions to Mars, but exposure to cosmic radiation outside the Earth’s magnetic field could be detrimental to their arteries.

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2011-04-01 08:15:28

A team of scientists in the United Kingdom and the United States has warned that the native fauna and unique ecology of the Southern Ocean, the vast body of water that surrounds the Antarctic continent, is under threat from human activity.

2011-03-30 13:40:51

Gliomas are brain invaders.

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2011-03-24 06:10:00

A NASA technology originally developed for plant growth experiments on space shuttle missions has successfully reduced the painful side effects resulting from chemotherapy and radiation treatment in bone marrow and stem cell transplant patients.

2011-03-21 12:55:12

Researchers have revealed a new single-stage method for recharging the hydrogen storage compound ammonia borane.

2011-03-16 10:32:00

NEWARK, Del., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightwave Logic, Inc.

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2011-02-25 09:00:13

NASA atmospheric scientists got an unexpected chance to study a curious phenomenon called "thundersnow" when a recent storm unleashed it right over their heads.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.