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2015-02-28 10:48:28

Cancer research has truly gone to the dogs as scientists at the University of Illinois have announced the start of phase I trials for a drug showed good results in the treatment of spontaneously occurring cancers in pet dogs.

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2015-02-20 11:46:55

Bon voyage! Tropical fire ants in the 1500s became the first of their kind to travel the globe.

2015-02-10 12:22:31

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Feb. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign announced today that Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), a St.

‘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.

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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.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.