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2010-07-26 10:40:00

Steering clear of crocodiles and navigating around massive submerged trees, a team of divers began mapping some of the 25 freshwater pools of Cara Blanca, Belize, which were important to the ancient Maya.

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2010-07-21 11:50:00

Research on the population of black-legged ticks, which can transmit Lyme disease from host animals to humans, reinforces that it is important to take preventative measures when spending time outdoors.

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2010-07-16 09:00:00

High schools need to work with community colleges to align their curricula better and to reduce the number of students who need to enroll in remedial courses.

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2010-07-13 09:35:51

Facial reconstruction patients may soon have the option of custom-made bone replacements optimized for both form and function, thanks to researchers at the University of Illinois and the Ohio State University Medical Center.

2010-07-12 13:10:49

A new study finds that those who know that an unexpected event is likely to occur are no better at noticing other unexpected events – and may be even worse – than those who aren't expecting the unexpected.

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2010-07-11 08:30:00

With corn being a critical US crop expected to help feed livestock and people around the world and also be a source for the production of clean energy, plant breeders are continually seeking ways to make the plants more productive.

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2010-07-08 09:50:20

Although global grain production must double by 2050 to address rising population and demand, new data from the University of Illinois suggests crop yields will suffer unless new approaches to adapt crop plants to climate change are adopted. Improved agronomic traits responsible for the remarkable increases in yield accomplished during the past 50 years have reached their ceiling for some of the world's most important crops.

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2010-06-29 07:50:13

Events occurring during the development of an infant's brain can leave behind fingerprints.

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2010-06-24 14:11:31

Human-driven changes in the earth's atmospheric composition are likely to alter plant diseases of the future.

2010-06-24 04:25:33

Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe and is a major component of giant planets such as Jupiter and Saturn.


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