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2011-03-21 13:04:31

With intensity a million times brighter than sunlight, a new synchrotron-based imaging technique offers high-resolution pictures of the molecular composition of tissues with unprecedented speed and quality.

2011-03-15 12:08:00

Only New England School To Be Ranked in This Category BOSTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) has been ranked as one of the nation's top 10 schools of library and information studies in the new 2012 edition of "Best Graduate Schools" by U.S.

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2011-03-15 07:41:05

Researchers have constructed a 226-year history of fire in southern Illinois by looking at fire scars in tree stumps.

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2011-03-09 10:31:08

Think picking all the top-seeded teams as the Final Four in your March Madness bracket is your best bet for winning the office pool? Think again.

2011-03-07 14:17:39

In an improvement over open-heart surgery, cardiologists now use catheters to eliminate damaged heart tissue in certain patients, such as those with arrhythmias.

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2011-03-03 09:12:30

Illinois researchers have combined two molecular imaging technologies to create an instrument with incredible sensitivity that provides new, detailed insight into dynamic molecular processes.

2011-02-28 16:07:02

A farmer in Niger learns how to protect his crops from insects.

2011-02-23 13:21:57

Researchers have developed a simple method of making short protein chains with spiral structures that can also dissolve in water, two desirable traits not often found together.

2011-02-16 16:54:14

A new study from the University of Illinois concludes that very high biomass prices would be needed in order to meet the ambitious goal of replacing 30 percent of petroleum consumption in the U.S. with biofuels by 2030.

2011-02-07 15:37:06

In two new works, an anthropologist tackles a perplexing question relating to the enormously successful "Body Worlds" exhibits: How does society tolerate – and even celebrate – the public display of human corpses?


Word of the Day
onomatope
  • An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.
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