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2011-07-01 07:35:00

Researchers seek to fundamentally transform understanding of spinning giants.

2011-04-26 12:23:52

Faculty from the University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology are leading the school's predictability research initiatives with multiple projects that could one day lead to more accurate forecasts of weather-related events, including landslides and tornadoes.

2011-01-11 15:13:00

A worldwide research consortium that includes the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center has proven that a new drug is more effective and easier to use than current medicines in the prevention of blood clots following hip replacement surgery.

2010-11-04 15:52:00

University of Oklahoma Students Start CDHC Careers CHICAGO, Nov.

2010-09-11 01:59:16

A team of University of Oklahoma researchers studying neurobiology in fruit flies (Drosophila) has developed a new method for understanding brain function with potential applications in studies of human neurological diseases.

2010-08-26 17:04:45

A University of Oklahoma technology—GeoChip—played a critical role in an intensive study of the dispersed oil plume that formed at a depth between 3,600 and 4,000 feet some 10 miles from BP’s Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico.

2010-05-28 18:00:28

Scientists at the University of Oklahoma and the Fudan University in Shanghai, China, have found that reforestation and afforestation -- the creation of new forests -- may lower the potential of forests for climate change lessening.

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2010-05-22 08:05:30

At the University of Oklahoma, researchers captured unprecedented high-resolution radar data during the May 10, 2010 tornadoes using one of the most advanced weather radars in the world.

2010-03-30 08:27:46

Microorganisms can indeed live in extreme environments, but the ones that do are highly adapted to survive and little else.

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2010-02-02 12:57:05

Weight-loss supplement burns as many calories as 20-minute walk.


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'.