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2012-07-16 23:01:40

African American Scientists Called to Advocate and Mentor Next Generation Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 The

2012-07-10 23:02:58

The Pittcon Exposition Committee is now accepting booth space reservations for Pittcon 2013, which will be held March 17-21, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA.

2012-07-02 13:44:37

With the advent of semiconductor transistors—invented in 1947 as a replacement for bulky and inefficient vacuum tubes—has come the consistent demand for faster, more energy-efficient technologies.

2012-06-25 10:50:04

With the University of Pittsburgh's development of a cell-free, biodegradable artery graft comes a potentially transformative change in coronary artery bypass surgeries: Within 90 days after surgery, the patient will have a regenerated artery with no trace of synthetic graft materials left in the body.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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