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2013-07-03 15:07:08

A University of Oklahoma-developed theory provides the rationale for the next-generation particle accelerator—the International Linear Collider.

2013-04-19 19:20:47

Fishes account for over half of vertebrate species, but while groups such as mammals, birds and reptiles have been fairly well understood by scientists for decades, knowledge about relationships among many types of fishes was essentially unknown – until now.

2012-05-02 20:56:18

As with many concerned consumers, a team of University of Oklahoma researchers wondered if the green color sometimes seen in bacon is, in fact, harmful to human health.

Engineering Safer Drinking Water In Africa
2012-02-07 04:19:30

In the United States and other developed countries, fluoride is often added to drinking water and toothpaste to help strengthen teeth. But too much naturally occurring fluoride can have exactly the opposite effect.

2012-01-11 15:28:54

A better understanding of the universe will be the outgrowth of the discovery of the Higgs boson, according to a team of University of Oklahoma researchers.

2011-12-14 15:00:00

Suite of Telecast Fiber Systems Gear Enables Smooth and Seamless Transport of HD Signals Between Each Sports Venue and Master Control Worcester, Massachusetts


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.