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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.

Eruptions Not Always Imminent From Slow Magma
2013-08-20 04:41:19

A new modeling study from the University of Washington reveals reservoirs of silica-rich magma of the sort that causes the most explosive volcanic eruptions can persist for hundreds of thousands of years in the Earth’s upper crust without triggering an eruption.

2013-08-15 15:02:49

University of Washington geographer Kam Wing Chan is in China this week, explaining how that country can dismantle its 55-year-old system that limits rural laborers from moving to and settling in cities and qualifying for basic social benefits.

Battery-Less Devices
2013-08-14 09:09:18

Engineers want to recycle radio waves and use them to power new types of sensors and wireless devices. The result would be a new generation, battery-less wireless gadgets.


Word of the Day
quotha
  • Forsooth! indeed! originally a parenthetical phrase used in repeating the words of another with more or less contempt or disdain.
The word 'quotha' is an alteration of 'quoth he'.
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