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Research Reveals Water Management And Climate Change In Ancient Maya City
2012-02-22 04:12:24

The findings inside a cave and a key cultural and religious center for the ancient Maya will be presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers in New York.

Auto-injectors Could Help Treat Prolonged Seizures
2012-02-16 11:41:02

New research finds that when a person is experiencing a prolonged seizure, quick medical intervention is critical, becoming harder to stop the seizure with each passing minute, placing the patient at risk of severe brain damage and death.

2012-02-03 19:00:35

Around 250 million years ago, most life on Earth was wiped out in an extinction known as the “Great Dying.” A team led by University of Cincinnati geologist Thomas J. Algeo finds that the end came slowly from thousands of centuries of volcanic activity.

The Perils Of Social Networking For School Employees
2012-02-01 11:01:12

School administrators are facing a growing dilemma resulting from social networking that goes beyond preventing cyber-bullying among students.

2012-01-18 10:37:24

Older dogs and male dogs are better hunting companions than younger dogs and female dogs says the author of a new study on the hunting ability and nutritional status of domestic dogs in lowland Nicaragua.

Male Spiders Eavesdrop To One-Up Their Rivals
2012-01-04 11:18:01

Just published this month, new research shows how spiders eavesdrop on other males and copy their courtship signals as a likely means of stealing their mate.

Trash And Tombs Went Hand In Hand In Ancient Pompeii
2012-01-04 11:02:03

Cemeteries in ancient Pompeii were “mixed-use developments” with a variety of purposes that included serving as an appropriate site to toss out the trash.

2011-12-01 10:41:08

A University of Cincinnati-based journal devoted to research on papyri from Egypt sheds light on job training, prayer, dream interpretation and belief in magic in the ancient world.


Word of the Day
definiens
  • The word or words serving to define another word or expression, as in a dictionary entry.
The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.
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