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‘Skin-Like’ Device Monitors Cardiovascular And Skin Health
2014-09-27 08:32:38

A new wearable medical device can quickly alert a person if they are having cardiovascular trouble or if it’s simply time to put on some skin moisturizer.

2014-09-10 23:03:52

New book calls for overhaul of engineering education Needham, Mass and Douglas, MI (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Our current engineering educational system

2014-09-09 08:22:58

Webinar to discuss use of biochemical technology to increase nutrient use efficiency and grower ROI; guest speaker Dr.

fit and smart
2014-08-20 05:27:56

Youngsters who are more physically fit have more fibrous and compact white-matter tracts in the brain than their less-fit counterparts, according to new research appearing in the August 19 edition of the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

Natural Light In Your Office Can Improves Sleep, Physical Activity And Quality Of Life
2014-08-12 03:00:12

Office workers with more light exposure at the office had longer sleep duration, better sleep quality, more physical activity and better quality of life compared to office workers with less light exposure in the workplace

biofuel crops
2014-08-11 03:00:12

If the hottest new plant grown as a biofuel crop is approved based solely on its greenhouse gas emission profile, its potential as the next invasive species may not be discovered until it’s too late.

hurricane ike nasa
2014-06-03 05:03:12

When it comes to hurricanes, there are serious gender equality issues, according to new research which reveals that storms given feminine names tend to cause significantly more deaths than those with masculine ones.

Most Complete Ancient Skeleton From New World Sheds New Light On Human Migration
2014-05-16 07:33:27

An international team of scientists have uncovered the most genetically complete human skeleton from the New World yet, dating back more than 12,000 years.

self healing material
2014-05-10 05:10:15

Taking inspiration from the way in which blood clots can help repair wounds, engineers from the University of Illinois have developed a new regenerating plastic capable of regrowing material to fill in cracks and holes.

wheat crop
2014-05-08 06:44:08

Grains, legumes and other crops that provide a large percentage of the world with most of their dietary zinc and iron will have dramatically reduced concentrations of those nutrients by 2050 due to rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.