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2011-10-31 23:17:54

Doctors who drink more themselves are more liberal in their advice to patients on alcohol consumption.

2011-10-25 20:00:34

Brain damage due to birth asphyxia – where the brain is starved of oxygen around the time of delivery – is normally treated by cooling the infant, but this only helps one baby in nine.

2011-10-25 19:59:02

As the realization that radiation emitted by the sun can give rise to skin cancer has increased, so also has the use of sunscreen creams.

2011-10-25 19:57:38

Many teachers teach literacy without having tools to reflect on how their approach affects pupils' reading and writing development.

2011-10-17 17:14:19

It is becoming more and more common to install solar panels on roofs in order to obtain green electricity, but not all roofs are equally suitable.

Exercise Just As Good As Drugs At Preventing Migraines
2011-10-12 03:14:15

Although exercise is often prescribed as a treatment for migraine, there has not previously been sufficient scientific evidence that it really works.

2011-10-11 20:16:39

Although replacing lost teeth often involves artificially building up the jaw, researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, are now showcasing a new method whereby teeth are instead moved into the toothless area using a brace, giving patients the chance of having more teeth.

2011-10-11 20:13:46

Chance and probability play a natural role in statistical physics.

2011-10-11 20:12:52

A new method for quickly identifying individual viruses and recognising how they bind to host cells may become a vital tool in the early control of winter vomiting disease and other virus-based diseases.

2011-10-11 13:57:40

Water channels exist not only in nature – microscopical water channels are also present in the cells of the body, where they ensure that water can be transported through the protective surface of the cell.


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bawbee
  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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