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Older Stars Help Baby Stars Grow Up To Be Massive
2013-03-28 08:55:25

Stars with ten times or more the mass of our Sun should not exist. They push away the gas they feed on as they grow, starving themselves for fuel. Astrophysicists have been struggling to understand how some stars are able to overcome this developmental hurdle.

2013-02-12 14:41:46

If an employee's performance drops in one area, does that mean they're slacking off?

2013-01-16 22:30:53

Obese and overweight people are gaining weight rapidly in low-and middle-income countries while those who are severely undernourished are not experiencing similar weight gains.

2013-01-16 10:37:00

Ecologists at the University of Toronto and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) have found that, given time, invading exotic plants will likely eliminate native plants growing in the wild despite recent reports to the contrary.

Aging Stem Cells Rejuvenated From 'Fountain Of Youth' Technique
2012-11-28 08:53:39

Study moves scientists 1 step closer to creating youthful heart patches from old cells


Word of the Day
definiens
  • The word or words serving to define another word or expression, as in a dictionary entry.
The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.
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