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2015-03-24 23:00:23

Roflumilast, a drug recently approved in the United States to treat severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), increases the production of a protein that causes inflammation, which possibly

2015-02-27 23:12:42

Welliver, a construction services company located in Montour Falls, NY, was selected to be the construction manager for the new Science

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2014-12-15 03:00:16

University of Rochester researchers believe they’re on track to solve the mystery of weight gain – and it has nothing to do with indulging in holiday eggnog.

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2014-11-14 05:29:13

If you spend a lot of time playing those tough action video games you may be ramping up your brain power. You could even be in a beneficial learning feedback loop – better players turn into better learners who in turn improve their playing skills.

2014-10-09 23:11:27

Session to Examine How University of Rochester Medical Center Approached the Charity Challenge Waltham, MA (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Connance, Inc.

New Combination Of Materials Opens The Door For Integrated Nanophotonic Circuits
2014-09-05 03:48:53

A new combination of materials can efficiently guide electricity and light along the same tiny wire, a finding that could be a step towards building computer chips capable of transporting digital information at the speed of light.

2014-08-25 08:32:06

Annual Competition Recognizes Student Achievements in Optical Design MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug.

Many Doctors Don’t Recommend Taking Baby Aspirin To Prevent Heart Attacks, Despite Guidelines
2014-08-08 03:37:55

A majority of middle-aged men and women eligible to take aspirin to prevent heart attack and stroke do not recall their doctors ever telling them to do so

2014-08-05 11:45:19

Expectant mothers anticipate a smooth delivery, yet 13 percent of all women in the U.S. experience obstetrical complications.

2014-08-04 08:21:25

Laser will complement impact facilities, providing a broad suite of drivers for dynamic compression research. FAIRFAX, Va., Aug.


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Edward Gibson
2012-10-02 10:32:09

Edward Gibson is a former astronaut for NASA as well as a pilot, engineer, and physicist. He was born Edward George Gibson on November 8, 1936 in Buffalo, New York. After his graduation from Kenmore Senior High School, he went on to attend the University of Rochester in New York State where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in engineering in June 1959. He subsequently attended the California Institute of Technology where he earned his Master of Science degree in engineering in June...

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deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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