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2011-01-07 10:52:18

Collaborating with an international research team, an economic geologist from The University of Western Ontario has discovered how gold-rich magma is produced, unveiling an all-important step in the formation of gold mines.

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2010-12-21 11:44:56

New research leads investigators to believe that woolly mammoths living north of the Arctic Circle during the Pleistocene Epoch began weaning infants up to three years later than modern day African elephants due to prolonged hours of darkness.

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2010-11-19 09:20:00

A study published Thursday in the British Medical Journal shows a link between E coli infection and an increased risk of high blood pressure, kidney problems, and heart disease later in life.

2010-11-17 22:17:22

Physicians caring for patients with sepsis may soon have a new safe and cost-effective treatment for this life-threatening illness.

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2010-10-27 08:12:39

This month, Comet Hartley 2 has put on a good show for backyard astronomers.

2010-10-19 17:19:59

Procedural sedation and analgesia is an essential element of care for children requiring painful procedures in the emergency department.

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2010-10-12 07:53:32

Part of the brain normally used for hearing is reorganized to enhance vision.

2010-09-16 17:43:51

Cardiologists and surgeons may soon have a new tool to improve outcomes for patients requiring pacemakers, bypass surgery or angioplasties.

2010-07-26 12:16:08

It can make blood look like cream of tomato soup.

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2010-07-22 14:15:00

Astronomers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have discovered carbon molecules, known as "buckyballs," in space for the first time.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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