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2011-07-18 14:28:55

Which is better, a quick vertical jab on the buttock or the delicately soft entry of a blood sample?

2011-07-11 20:54:01

According to the researchers from the University of Bologna (Italy) who designed the app, this automatic accident detection system could reduce the number of vehicles involved in pile-ups by up to 40 percent.

2010-12-09 20:13:39

Alzheimer and heart attacks have been found to share common genetic basis.

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2009-12-23 14:20:00

Using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have uncovered two distinct kinds of "rejuvenated" stars in the globular cluster Messier 30.

2009-01-21 13:01:43

A new study conducted at the Centre for Studies and Research in Cognitive Neuroscience of the University of Bologna, and published by Elsevier in the February 2009 issue of Cortex shows that, in confabulating patients, memory accuracy improves when attentional resources are reduced.

2007-09-22 03:00:06

By Versura, Piera Fresina, Michela; Campos, Emilio C Abstract Aim. To analyze whether dry eye symptoms and ocular surface parameters change during different phases of the menstrual cycle. Method.

2005-06-20 16:50:00

When people hear "thalidomide," many think "birth defects," however, evidence has come to light that this once-banned drug can be used as a potent anti-cancer treatment. In a new study, researchers from the University of Bologna, Italy, demonstrate that Thal-Dex (thalidomide used in combination with dexamethasone) is more powerful than conventional chemotherapy for the treatment of multiple myeloma.


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'.