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2011-08-29 13:04:48

Ever since scientists first began growing human cells in lab dishes in 1952, they have focused on improving the chemical soup that feeds the cells and helps regulate their growth.

2011-08-25 21:35:49

Globally, irrigation increases agricultural productivity by an amount roughly equivalent to the entire agricultural output of the U.S.

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2011-08-23 16:37:57

Human gait could soon power portable electronics.

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2011-08-23 16:11:03

Decade-long study questions conventional wisdom about the relationship between national parks and poverty.

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2011-08-23 15:50:24

Scientists have found a wild species of yeast that is the ancestor of that which is used to make cold-brewing ale.

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2011-07-29 09:35:00

During the last prolonged warm spell on Earth, the oceans were at least 20 feet higher than they are now.

2011-07-25 23:35:08

For thousands of years, bakers and brewers have relied on yeast to convert sugar into alcohol and carbon dioxide.

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2011-07-13 12:08:58

The continued growth of cropland and loss of natural habitat have increasingly simplified agricultural landscapes in the Midwest.

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2011-07-12 14:12:28

Growth of cropland, loss of natural habitat to blame.

2011-07-11 20:01:13

As one of the planet's largest single carbon absorbers, the ocean takes up roughly one-third of all human carbon emissions, reducing atmospheric carbon dioxide and its associated global changes.


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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