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2011-07-15 07:05:00

Researchers have peered into the "uncanny valley" of the human brain for the first time.

2011-07-13 23:55:00

Farmers and other astute observers of nature have long known that crops like corn and sorghum grow taller at night.

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2011-07-07 14:00:39

'Hot spots' of plume from deep Earth could propel plate motions around globe.

2011-06-22 22:35:20

In a novel imaging study of sleeping toddlers, scientists at the University of California, San Diego Autism Center of Excellence report that a diminished ability of a young brain's hemispheres to "sync" with one another could be a powerful, new biological marker of autism, one that might enable an autism diagnosis at a very young age.

2011-06-22 07:00:00

HAMBURG, Germany, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Supercomputing Conference Stand 850 -- Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO), provider of a next-generation shared data decentralization platform, today announced that its technology has been utilized to realize significant performance improvements in MySQL database queries for bioinformatics research.

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2011-06-21 05:15:00

According to a new study, no amount of alcohol consumed is safe for driving.

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2011-06-15 14:10:00

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego conducted research alongside Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology to develop a compact device that distributes odor while watching television.

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2011-06-09 08:25:39

Fish treasure trove opened with funding from the National Science Foundation.

2011-06-03 12:21:36

A University of California, San Diego faculty-student team is about to demonstrate a first-of-its kind, phase-change memory solid state storage device that provides performance thousands of times faster than a conventional hard drive and up to seven times faster than current state-of-the-art solid-state drives (SSDs).

2011-05-31 21:15:59

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, the Medical University of South Carolina and American Life Science Pharmaceuticals of San Diego have demonstrated that oral administration of a cysteine protease inhibitor, E64d, not only reduces the build-up of β-amyloid (Aβ) in the brains of animal models for Alzheimer's disease, but also results in a substantial improvement in memory deficit.


Word of the Day
logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
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