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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

Gene Increases Risk Of Developing breast Cancer To One In Three By Age 70
2014-08-08 03:08:44

Women with mutations in the PALB2 gene have on average a one in three chance of developing breast cancer by the age of seventy.

LEDs made from perovskite
2014-08-07 03:30:38

Colorful LEDs made from a material known as perovskite could lead to LED displays which are both cheaper and easier to manufacture in future.

preteen puberty
2014-07-25 03:30:24

The age at which girls reach sexual maturity is influenced by 'imprinted' genes, a small sub-set of genes whose activity differs depending on which parent passes on that gene, according to new research published this week in the journal Nature.

2014-07-21 09:41:42

A study published today has confirmed a link between antipsychotic medication and a slight, but measureable, decrease in brain volume in patients with schizophrenia.

2014-07-11 10:58:16

When a pregnant mother is undernourished, her child is at a greater than average risk of developing obesity and type 2 diabetes, in part due to so-called 'epigenetic' effects.


Word of the Day
friseur
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").
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