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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.

2012-02-10 18:27:15

Weekday delivery is no better than night or weekend delivery for infants with birth defects.

Dating In The Digital Age
2012-02-06 12:57:06

According to new research, online dating has surpassed all forms of matchmaking in the U.S. other than meeting through friends.

Newly Found Ring System Similar To Saturn
2012-01-12 04:11:22

A team of astrophysicists from the University of Rochester and Europe has discovered a ring system in the constellation Centaurus that invites comparisons to Saturn.

2012-01-11 10:04:54

Care for Asian-American heart attack patients improved between 2003 and 2008, according to a study published today in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal.

2011-12-28 08:07:10

Half the drugs used today target a single class of proteins – and now scientists have identified an important molecular player critical to the proper workings of those proteins critical to our health.

2011-12-22 04:35:47

Low in the south in the summer sky shines the constellation Scorpius and the bright, red supergiant star Antares. Many of the brightest stars in Scorpius, and hundreds of its fainter stars, are among the youngest stars found near the earth, and a new analysis of them may result in a rethinking of both their ages and the ages of other groups of stars.


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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
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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