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2014-11-19 23:12:41

Summer 2014 saw the expansion of the scope of celum’s involvement at one of the world’s leading business schools, with the development of a new brand toolkit interface added to their existing

2014-11-11 08:31:30

A new article about top master's degrees in healthcare gives high rankings to 30 European universities. CHICAGO, Nov.

Stephen Hawking
2014-10-25 07:15:02

Theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author, mathematics professor, honorary Royal Society of Arts fellow, and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Stephen Hawking has added a new item to his impressive and ever-growing list of credentials: Facebook member.

norovirus
2014-10-23 03:00:57

An experimental drug currently being trialed for influenza and Ebola viruses could have a new target: norovirus, often known as the winter vomiting virus.

gecko toes
2014-10-19 06:25:28

Found in warm regions of the world, geckos are extremely capable of climbing up steep, smooth surfaces. To do so, they employ an adhesive system — a key evolutionary innovation that facilitates climbing vertically, and even in inverted positions.

2014-09-23 04:21:52

CAMBRIDGE, England, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New spin-out from Cancer Research UK launched with funding from Imperial Innovations, Cambridge Innovation

2014-09-10 23:02:56

Cambridge.com is a Geo Domain and So Much More (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Igloo.com, a leading broker

Trout Match Chimpanzees Ability At Choosing The Best Partner For A Task
2014-09-10 03:46:36

Coral trout are fast when chasing prey above the reefs of their habitat, but can't pursue their quarry if it buries itself into a hard-to-reach reef crevice.

Cyphochilus beetle
2014-08-18 04:00:18

The physical properties of the ultra-white scales on certain species of beetle could be used to make whiter paper, plastics and paints, while using far less material than is used in current manufacturing methods.

Cancer cell containing nanoparticles
2014-08-14 03:00:53

A smart technology which involves smuggling gold nanoparticle into brain cancer cells has proven highly effective in lab-based tests


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'.