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2011-08-12 05:05:00

Scientists have developed a new micro-electronics technology that allows an "electronic tattoo" to monitor the vital signs of hospital patients, representing a radical improvement over existing medical monitoring equipment.

2011-08-09 08:01:41

There may be a few atheists in foxholes, but a new study suggests that in societies under stress, those who are religious outnumber – and are happier than – their nonreligious counterparts.

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2011-08-01 11:10:33

Whatever does not kill a plant may actually make it stronger.

2011-07-26 21:10:15

Penn researchers have helped develop a nanotech device that combines carbon nanotubes with olfactory receptor proteins, the cell components in the nose that detect odors.

2011-07-26 15:12:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been awarded $18 million to help create a new generation of linkages among high-performance computers and research facilities across the nation.

2011-07-25 15:39:26

In an advance that could open new avenues for solar cells, lasers, metamaterials and more, researchers at the University of Illinois have demonstrated the first optoelectronically active 3-D photonic crystal.

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2011-07-22 12:29:07

An engineering method used in the optimization of spaceships and airplanes may guarantee the full recovery of patients suffering from craniofacial injury.

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2011-07-15 12:53:34

Researchers at the University of Illinois have become the first to record an airglow signature in the upper atmosphere produced by a tsunami using a camera system based in Maui, Hawaii.

2011-06-30 01:19:13

In 1943, American psychologist Abraham Maslow proposed that all humans seek to fulfill a hierarchy of needs, which he represented with a pyramid.

2011-06-27 21:33:55

Researchers have identified a protein long known to regulate gene expression as a potent suppressor of breast cancer growth.


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