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2010-11-02 08:18:02

Money may not grow on trees, but energy could grow in grass.

2010-10-13 14:49:01

A diet rich in the plant compound luteolin reduces age-related inflammation in the brain and related memory deficits by directly inhibiting the release of inflammatory molecules in the brain.

2010-10-08 02:17:00

Researchers at the Institute for Genomic Biology at the University of Illinois have developed a way to harness the prodigious quantities of both genomic and metabolic data being generated with high-throughput genomics and other techniques.

2010-10-08 02:15:08

Accurate duplication of genetic material and the faithful segregation of chromosomes are critical for cell survival.

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2010-09-16 11:53:08

Data from the Multi-angle Imaging Spectroradiometer (MISR) instrument on NASA's Terra spacecraft have been used in a groundbreaking new university study that examines the concentration, distribution and composition of aerosol pollution over the Indian subcontinent.

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2010-09-10 08:38:59

A creative version of a classic engineering technique may improve decisions about building and using supplies of important pediatric vaccines, potentially leading to lower public health costs and healthier children.

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2010-09-09 13:19:00

In the search for the perfect crop for biofuel production, Miscanthus has become the darling to many.

2010-09-09 01:21:43

Armed with a decade's worth of satellite data, University of Illinois atmospheric scientists have documented some surprising trends in aerosol pollution concentration, distribution and composition over the Indian subcontinent.

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2010-09-07 14:22:45

Researchers have identified a new target for the treatment of lymphoma and are testing a potential new drug in pet dogs afflicted with the disease.

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2010-08-05 08:10:00

Legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi once said, “Winning isn’t everything; it’s the only thing.”


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.