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2011-08-30 18:41:09

To serve remote areas of the world, doctors, nurses and field workers need equipment that is portable, versatile, and relatively inexpensive.

2011-02-21 08:56:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Teachers College, Columbia University, has appointed Dr.

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2009-11-27 09:34:53

A new generation of ultrasmall transistors and more powerful computer chips using tiny structures called semiconducting nanowires are closer to reality after a key discovery by researchers at IBM, Purdue University and the University of California at Los Angeles.

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2009-10-12 07:05:00

Scientists say that a new historical record of carbon dioxide levels is showing that current political targets on climate may be "playing with fire."

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2008-07-22 11:20:00

Researchers have discovered that a frog that lives near noisy springs in central China can tune its ears to different sound frequencies, much like the tuner on a radio can shift from one frequency to another.

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2008-02-20 10:00:00

X-rays have been used for decades to take pictures of broken bones, but scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory and their collaborators have developed a lensless X-ray technique that can take images of ultra-small structures buried in nanoparticles and nanomaterials, and features within whole biological cells such as cellular nuclei.

2006-01-19 20:15:00

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A conservative alumni group dedicated to "exposing the most radical professors" at the University of California at Los Angeles is offering to pay students $100 to record classroom lectures of suspect faculty.


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