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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.”

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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.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).