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2012-01-11 15:37:11

Like the human body, a digital device often suffers a few bruises and scratches within a lifetime.

2012-01-04 09:04:04

The delivery of pharmaceuticals into the human body or the storage of voluminous quantities of gas molecules could now be better controlled, thanks to a study by University of Pittsburgh researchers.

2011-12-30 15:00:00

The Pittcon Organizing Committee is pleased to announce its exhibiting schedule for the first quarter 2012. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 30, 2011

2011-12-23 08:53:41

The flu shot, typically the first line of defense against seasonal influenza, could better treat the U.S. population, thanks to University of Pittsburgh researchers.

2011-12-19 15:10:02

Quantum computing—considered the powerhouse of computational tasks—may have applications in areas outside of pure electronics.

2011-12-15 14:36:38

The association between the inflammatory bowel disease ulcerative colitis and a gene that makes certain cell surface proteins has been pinpointed to a variant amino acid in a crucial binding site that profoundly influences immune response to antigens, including gut bacteria.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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