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2013-05-13 12:47:50

Quantum dots are tiny nanocrystals with extraordinary optical and electrical properties with possible uses in dye production, bioimaging, and solar energy production.

2013-05-09 11:35:51

Researchers have discovered a technique for controlling the sensitivity of graphene chemical sensors.

2013-04-08 23:00:28

Nursing students from the University of Illinois at Chicago recently attended the National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA) Annual Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina thanks in-part

2012-03-14 22:22:08

Freezing eggs or ovarian tissue for the sole purpose of delaying childbearing for social reasons may prove too costly for society.

2012-03-14 21:09:53

The difficulties that many women describe as memory problems when menopause approaches are real.

Image 1 - Ancient Crickets Hint At The Origins Of Insect Hearing
2012-01-04 04:53:04

How did insects get their hearing? A new study of 50 million year-old cricket and katydid fossils — sporting some of the best preserved fossil insect ears described to date— help trace the evolution of the insect ear.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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