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2011-08-23 13:53:55

New study suggests that sexist women with a preference for casual sex are more likely to respond to men's aggressive strategies.

2011-06-21 13:44:00

KANSAS CITY, Kan., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kansas City's two preeminent cancer care programs, The University of Kansas Cancer Center and Kansas City Cancer Center (KCCC), have completed their merger and are now operating as the area's premier outpatient cancer care organization. The newly merged organization will have 52 medical and radiation oncologists working in 12 locations throughout the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area.

2011-05-31 17:13:31

How do people who speak more than one language keep from mixing them up?

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2011-04-20 09:16:43

Right-handedness is a distinctively human characteristic, with right-handers outnumbering lefties nine-to-one.

2011-01-20 13:12:00

LAWRENCE, Kan., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ESPN's College GameDay Driven by State Farm® will be televised live Saturday morning, January 29th from the University of Kansas.

2010-12-07 22:32:37

A new study by a University of Kansas researcher shows that U.S. employers fail to pay Asian-American men as much as they pay similarly qualified white men.

2010-11-01 16:35:49

A little self-awareness can help people struggling in the world of relationships, says Jeffrey Hall, assistant professor of communication studies at the University of Kansas.

2010-09-11 02:11:41

Federal programs to assist the unemployed are failing job seekers with disabilities, according to an investigation by Jean Hall and Kathy Parker of the Center for Research on Learning at the University of Kansas.

2010-09-11 02:09:05

A drug developed at the University of Kansas has the potential to stop a debilitating condition of diabetes that often leads to pain in the extremities and even amputations, KU researchers have found.

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2010-08-25 09:11:20

Using powerful lasers, Hui Zhao, assistant professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Kansas, and graduate student Lalani Werake have discovered a new way to recognize currents of spinning electrons within a semiconductor.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.