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New Way Fish Camouflage Themselves In The Ocean Discovered
2013-06-03 18:58:18

Fish can hide in the open ocean by manipulating how light reflects off their skin, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

2013-06-03 10:45:11

The angiogenesis inhibitor bevacizumab (Avastin) failed to increase overall survival (OS) or statistically significant progression-free survival (PFS) for glioblastoma patients in the frontline setting.

2013-06-03 10:43:06

A new test may help identify newly diagnosed glioblastoma patients more likely to benefit from bevacizumab (Avastin®).

2013-04-22 14:18:26

A protein which is intimately involved in cancer-promoting cell signaling also keeps a key component of the signaling pathway tied down and inactive.

Switching To A Power Stroke Helps A Tiny Marine Crustacean To Survive
2013-04-02 14:29:14

Olympic swimmers aren't the only ones who change their strokes to escape competitors. To escape from the jaws and claws of predators in cold, viscous water, marine copepods switch from a wave-like swimming stroke to big power strokes, a behavior that has now been revealed thanks to 3-D high-speed digital holography.

2013-03-28 22:10:37

Smokers have a higher probability of quitting smoking and a better overall cessation experience when taking varenicline compared to bupropion and to placebo – unmedicated assisted smoking cessation.

2013-03-26 10:48:00

As the nation continues to grapple with the long-simmering issue of gun control, solutions are stymied by heated debates.

Human Cancer Tumors Replicated In Mice And Then Cured
2013-03-06 09:23:12

A group of scientists led by UT Southwestern Medical Center has reported the first successful blocking of tumor development in a genetic mouse model of an incurable human cancer.

2013-03-04 14:03:42

Cancer vaccines that attempt to stimulate an immune system assault fail because the killer T cells aimed at tumors instead find the vaccination site a more inviting target.


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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'.