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2010-10-19 16:46:16

In cold weather, many children can't resist breathing onto a window and writing in the condensation.

2010-10-12 17:20:28

The mathematical skills of boys and girls, as well as men and women, are substantially equal.

2010-10-08 02:21:08

Widespread planting of genetically modified Bt corn throughout the Upper Midwest has suppressed populations of the European corn borer, a major insect pest of corn, with the majority of the economic benefits going to growers who do not plant Bt corn.

2010-10-04 23:03:54

Ambitious plans to expand acreage of bioenergy crops could have a major impact on birds in the Upper Midwest.

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2010-10-01 08:35:00

Typically, monkeys don't know what to make of a mirror -- they may ignore it or interpret their reflection as another, invading monkey, but they don't recognize the reflection as their own image.

2010-09-25 00:30:00

Engineering researchers from Tufts University, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Harvard University have demonstrated the low-temperature efficacy of an atomically dispersed platinum catalyst, which could be suitable for on-board hydrogen production in fuel-cell-powered vehicles of the future.

2010-09-17 14:08:00

MADISON, Wis., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Can lecture capture make you a better professor? Join Sonic Foundry, Inc. (Nasdaq: SOFO), the recognized market leader for rich media webcasting, lecture capture and knowledge management, for a live webinar with Dr.

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2010-09-15 10:06:14

A modest moss gives insight into global carbon cycling.

2010-09-08 14:07:57

Fostering community cooperation, building on skills and strengths, and getting strangers to work together -- these are fundamentals of community development.

2010-08-18 03:03:27

Most cancers are easier to treat if detected early, so cancer educators emphasize the benefits of screening and prompt treatment.


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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