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2014-10-15 16:30:20

Seattle Orthopaedic Surgeon to Serve Leading Foot and Ankle Society ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bruce J.

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2011-04-21 06:00:00

Scientists have developed a method of genetically manipulating large populations of mosquitoes, which could one day be used to significantly reduce the spread of the deadly malaria parasite to humans.

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2009-05-22 16:05:00

Experts say climate change appears to be a major cause of the disappearance of the oldest and largest trees within California's world famous Yosemite National Park.

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2009-02-04 14:30:00

A new report has found that institutions of informal learning, such as zoos, can be useful in triggering a passion for science in young children.

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2008-03-24 14:15:00

Scientists succeed in designing artificial enzymes that also undergo 'evolution in a test tube'


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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