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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

Zombie Planet Interview With Dr Thayne Currie
2012-11-02 14:22:24

In a new study, researchers have taken another look at Hubble images from 2004 and 2006, and are now reaffirming that Fomalhaut b is indeed a “massive planet”. The study's lead author Dr. Thayne Currie recently talked with redOrbit about bringing Fomalhaut b back from the dead.

Impact Of Adversity On Early Life Development Demonstrated
2012-10-26 10:03:21

It is time to put the nature versus nurture debate to rest and embrace growing evidence that it is the interaction between biology and environment in early life that influences human development...


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.