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2011-01-27 00:00:43

Jennifer C. Greene, a Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will serve as the 2011 president of the American Evaluation Association (AEA). Fairhaven, MA (PRWEB) January 26, 2011 Jennifer C.

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2011-01-20 09:55:00

It isn’t quite the “Creature from the Black Lagoon,” but a relatively large new species of crayfish has been found in a creek bed in Tennessee.

2011-01-18 22:23:43

Researchers have determined the structure and mechanism of an enzyme that performs the crucial first step in the formation of cholesterol and a key virulence factor in staph bacteria.

2011-01-12 16:35:26

Researchers report that they are the first to show in molecular detail how one gene evolved two competing functions that eventually split up – via gene duplication – to pursue their separate destinies.

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2011-01-12 13:44:18

Astronomers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), and University of Hawaii (UH) have discovered 16 close-knit pairs of supermassive black holes in merging galaxies.

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2011-01-11 08:20:00

University of Illinois research reports that several herbicides used on corn also have good selectivity to Miscanthus x giganteus (Giant Miscanthus), a potential bioenergy feedstock.

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2011-01-06 11:17:25

In one University of Illinois lab, invisibility is a matter of now you hear it, now you don’t.

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2011-01-04 06:20:00

Four species of bumblebees that were once abundant in the United States are now close to becoming extinct, researchers said on Monday in a study confirming that the important insects are being affected globally.

2010-12-27 20:41:56

A newly engineered yeast strain can simultaneously consume two types of sugar from plants to produce ethanol, researchers report.

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2010-12-22 09:00:00

A team of US and UK researchers have used genetic evidence to confirm that there are, in fact, two different species of African elephant, not one as previously believed.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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