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2010-09-28 18:53:54

Amyloid protein structures are best known for the troubles they pose in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients.

2010-09-24 13:42:32

Like a well-crafted football play designed to block the opposing team’s offensive drive to the end zone, the body constantly executes complex ‘plays’ or sequences of events to initiate, or block, different actions or functions.

2010-09-22 10:26:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AstraZeneca purchased a one-year membership to gain access to an international repository of data designed to aid industry and academic researchers developing new technologies to improve cardiac safety.

2010-09-17 08:30:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cognitive scientists from the University of Rochester have discovered that playing action video games trains people to make the right decisions faster.

2010-09-13 19:15:00

Study suggests that video games could be training tool for quicker reactions.

2010-09-09 01:06:59

Elimination of a molecular gatekeeper leads to the development of arthritis in mice.

2010-08-19 16:27:00


2010-07-15 15:48:42

Contrary to Leo Tolstoy's famous observation that "happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way," a new psychology study confirms that unhappy families, in fact, are unhappy in two distinct ways.

2010-07-09 10:40:00

University of Rochester biologist documents novel form of adaptation through natural selection in the journal 'Science'.

2010-06-25 16:13:01

We’ve all experienced the strong heartbeat that accompanies emotions such as fear and rage.

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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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Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).