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New Analysis Shows Cheese Has Been Around For 7,000 Years
2012-12-13 12:33:18

Cheese is, and has been for centuries, one of the most popular food products. The National Dairy Council recognizes over 400 varieties in the U.S. alone.

Alcohol During Pregnancy Affects Childs IQ
2012-11-15 12:15:14

A new study from the University of Bristol and the University of Oxford recently showed that drinking even moderate amounts of alcohol during pregnancy could affect a child’s IQ level.

2012-10-09 20:35:23

A tabletop system where users can come together and view shared content will be unveiled today.

2012-09-10 14:45:32

An international team of scientists have shown at an unprecedented level of detail how cells prioritize the repair of genes containing potentially dangerous damage.

Methane Reservoir Beneath Antarctic Ice Sheet
2012-08-30 08:32:12

A recent study of the Antarctic Ice Sheet suggests that it could be a largely overlooked source of the potent greenhouse gas methane.

What Did The Jurassic Age Diplodocus Eat?
2012-07-31 08:46:03

A team of researchers report they have discovered the eating habits of the Jurassic age dinosaur, the Diplodocus.

2012-07-11 13:59:22

The cause of rapid sea level rise in the past has been found by scientists at the University of Bristol using climate and ice sheet models.

2012-07-03 10:29:57

The influence of aerosols (small particles less than 1 micrometer in diameter) and clouds (liquid droplets 1 – 1000 micrometers diameter) represents one of the largest uncertainties in our understanding of trends in past global climate and predicting future climate change, as recognized by the 2007 report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

2012-05-29 11:59:51

Computer chips of a type more commonly found in games consoles have been used by scientists at the University of Bristol to reveal how the flu virus resists anti-flu drugs such as Relenza and Tamiflu.

2012-05-02 11:38:24

A true obesity epidemic is gradually advancing throughout the developed world.


Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.