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2012-05-24 19:20:53

Scientists say that the 360-million-year-old animal that was first to have moved around on land did not do so using four legs.

2012-04-24 22:18:34

New research by scientists at the University of Cambridge suggests that chronic cocaine abuse accelerates the process of brain aging.

2012-03-29 21:53:32

Collaboration between the University of Southampton and the University of Cambridge has made ground-breaking advances in our understanding of the changes that materials undergo when rapidly heated.

2012-03-13 22:57:13

A protein involved in inflammation, the interleukin-6 receptor (IL6R), is a contributing cause in the development of heart disease, new research led by the University of Cambridge has discovered.

505 Million Year Old Fossil Linked To Humans
2012-03-06 14:15:10

A team of researchers have discovered that a 505 million-year-old fossil is actually an ancient relative to humans.

Demise Of Larger Prehistoric Animals Blamed On Climate Change, Humankind
2012-03-06 09:05:44

The death and extinction of many large, prehistoric animals may be due largely in part to man’s actions as well as climate change.

2012-02-23 18:00:42

Patient information reveals women, young people, ethnic minorities and people with less common cancers have the highest number of pre-referral consultations.

2012-02-14 12:43:08

A novel approach in the study of the development of mammalian embryos was today (14 February) reported in the journal Nature Communications.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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