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Volcanic Plumbing Provides Clues on Eruptions and Earthquakes
2012-04-13 03:49:08

Two new studies into the "plumbing systems" that lie under volcanoes could bring scientists closer to understanding plate ruptures and predicting eruptions—both of which are important steps for protecting the public from earthquake and volcanic hazards.

2012-04-12 09:23:28

Today’s anti-depressant medications can ease depression in Parkinson’s patients without worsening other symptoms of the disease.

2012-04-09 09:09:33

Homophobia is more pronounced in individuals with an unacknowledged attraction to the same sex and who grew up with authoritarian parents who forbade such desires.

2012-04-07 23:02:19

Nike Golf Schools & Junior Camps, the nation’s largest junior golf camp network, announced another addition to their 2012 golf camp schedule by teaming up with University of Rochester this

Image 1 - Researchers Send Neutrino Message Through Solid Stone
2012-03-16 03:44:13

For the first time, a team of U.S. researchers have successfully used a beam of neutrinos--extremely low mass particles that can travel at the speed of light--to transmit a message through an obstacle.

2012-03-15 16:53:06

A group of scientists led by researchers from the University of Rochester and North Carolina State University have for the first time sent a message using a beam of neutrinos – nearly massless particles that travel at almost the speed of light.

2012-03-14 21:09:53

The difficulties that many women describe as memory problems when menopause approaches are real.

2012-03-06 23:01:00

A man—or person—is known by the company he keeps.

Women Wearing Red Really Do Get More Attention From Men
2012-02-27 09:21:24

Scientists from the University of Rochester in New York may have quantified what many men have known for years, that a woman wearing red will turn a man’s head more than other colors.

Researchers Find Key To Growth Differences Between Species
2012-02-24 08:56:26

Study of wing sizes of two wasp species helps explain huge diversity of shapes and sizes of organisms in nature.


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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
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.