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Skyscraper-Size Waves Circulate Energy, Nutrients In Deep Ocean
2013-09-09 15:51:47

Deep ocean waves play a vital role in long-term climate cycles and a new study from scientists at the University of Washington has revealed waves the height of skyscrapers circulating energy and nutrients deep below the Southern Pacific Ocean.

Simian Foamy Viruses Readily Occur Between Humans And Macaques In Urban Bangladesh
2013-09-04 13:11:30

An international research team has been examining transmission of a virus from monkeys to humans in Bangladesh, one of the world's most densely populated countries.

Predicting Fish Habitats Months In Advance With New Ocean Forecast
2013-08-31 07:53:32

As meteorological science advances, we have all become used to long-term weather forecasts, such as predicting what the coming winter might bring. One group of scientists, however, has developed the first long-term forecast of conditions that matter for Pacific Northwest fisheries.

2013-08-28 23:01:42

Five-year program will refine use of adult stem cells and novel biological sutures developed at WPI to heal damaged hearts. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) August 28,

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2013-08-28 04:41:57

Using electrical brain recordings and a type of magnetic stimulation, a University of Washington researcher was reportedly able to transmit a brain signal through the Internet and control the hand motions of a colleague.

Microneedle Patch Could Be Surefire Way To Diagnose Tuberculosis
2013-08-27 10:07:47

Engineers from the University of Washington have developed what they believe to be an accurate and effective skin test for diagnosing tuberculosis.

Key Property Of Material That Both Conducts And Insulates Pinpointed
2013-08-21 15:18:40

It is well known to scientists that the three common phases of water – ice, liquid and vapor – can exist stably together only at a particular temperature and pressure, called the triple point.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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