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2011-05-17 13:10:26

A new study led by the University of Leicester has concluded that being able to see the GP of your choice in a doctor's surgery helps to reduce emergency hospital admissions.

2011-05-09 21:43:21

Scientists at Royal Holloway, University of London and the University of Leicester have discovered animals searching for food do not stick to a complicated pattern of movement as previously thought but tend to wander about randomly.

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2011-05-05 08:22:26

University of Leicester researchers present further evidence from first ever general population survey of autism in adulthood.

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2011-05-03 06:20:00

Despite past studies claiming a rise in adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a recent UK study has found no traces of an "autism epidemic".

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2011-04-21 10:45:01

Breakthrough study offers hope for targeted treatment of stress-related disorders.

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2011-04-19 10:38:34

'Milestone achievement' also has potential applications in transplant surgery.

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2011-04-19 08:30:32

The largest disturbances to the Earth's geomagnetic environment occur when it is buffeted by solar material hurled in our direction by explosive changes in the Sun's atmosphere.

2011-04-19 06:00:00

SEATTLE, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced that research on mannan-binding lectin-associated serine protease-2 (MASP-2) has been published in the April 18, 2011 Early Online Edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

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2011-04-18 06:30:00

Detecting exoplanets that orbit at large distances from their star remains a challenge for planet hunters.

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2011-03-25 07:45:53

525-million-year-old discovery of 'feathered helmet from beyond the clouds'.


Word of the Day
immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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