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2011-08-29 11:29:02

In this International Year of Chemistry (IYC), writers and producers for the most popular crime and science-related television shows and movies are putting out an all-points bulletin for scientists to advise them on the accuracy of their plots involving lab tests, crime scenes, etc., and to even give them story ideas.

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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.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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