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2011-09-01 16:46:23

Chromatin - the intertwined histone proteins and DNA that make up chromosomes – constantly receives messages that pour in from a cell’s intricate signaling networks: Turn that gene on. Stifle that one.

2011-08-25 21:28:14

Researchers at Rutgers University and the University of Texas at Austin have reported a discovery that could help scientists develop drugs to fight seasonal influenza epidemics caused by the common influenza B strain.

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2011-08-16 09:20:00

Health benefits of physical activity found to begin before people reach the half-hour standard.

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2011-08-11 06:54:58

NEH and NSF award almost $4 million to preserve languages threatened with extinction.

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2011-08-08 08:45:00

Recently researchers tested packed lunches of more than 700 school children and found less than two percent of the meats, vegetables and dairy products were in a safe temperature zone, increasing the risk of foodborne illness for the children who bring them into day care and school.

2011-08-03 00:00:29

Collaboration represents new training opportunities for San Antonio professionals. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 Continuing and Innovative Education (CIE) at The University of Texas at Austin is teaming with The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) to offer human resources and project management training on UTSA’s downtown campus.

2011-07-19 08:08:00

MATTHEWS, N.C., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CEM Corporation president and CEO Michael J. Collins delivered the Commencement address for the University of Texas at Austin Chemistry and Biochemistry Department, which was held on May 20, 2011.

2011-07-11 19:51:22

Adding Afinitor® to Herceptin®, the main treatment for HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer, helps some women with disease that has been resistant to previous Herceptin-based therapies.

2011-07-01 13:00:00

HOUSTON, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) in Houston, Texas, and the University of Texas at Arlington recently hosted five undergraduate students from the Indian Institute of Science and Technology (IIST) in Thiravanathapuram, India.


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2010-11-18 18:05:49

Michael Baker is an engineer and a retired United States Navy captain and NASA astronaut. He was born Michael Allen Baker on October 27, 1953 in Memphis, Tennessee, though he considers Lemoore, California to be his hometown. As a child he was active in the Boy Scouts of America. He graduated from Lemoore Union High School in 1971 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas in 1975. After his graduation, Baker completed flight training and...

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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.