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2010-08-12 10:05:00

By studying young monkeys, scientists believe they have found the areas of the brain that cause childhood anxiety.

2010-08-10 13:30:10

Burning the candle at both ends for a week may take an even bigger toll than you thought.

2010-08-10 13:10:54

It comes as no surprise that many children suffer when a parent is behind bars.

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2010-07-28 10:13:23

Though still under construction, the IceCube Neutrino Observatory at the South Pole is already delivering scientific results — including an early finding about a phenomenon the telescope was not even designed to study.

2010-07-02 19:39:46

With more than 100 billion neurons and billions of other specialized cells, the human brain is a marvel of nature.

2010-06-26 04:08:39

What determines plant diversity in a forest?

2010-06-22 09:00:00

CHICAGO and MADISON, Wis., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- INK-O-DEM, the worldwide leader in integrated inkjet cartridge refilling and testing technology for retail and university environments, today announced it has installed its Cartridge Refilling System at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to meet an evolving demand for cost-effective, green, integrated printer cartridge refilling services.

2010-06-21 16:44:00

Workshop to be Held at University of Wisconsin - Madison WASHINGTON, June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today the agenda and panelists for the June 25 workshop examining competition in the dairy industry.

2010-06-16 23:16:14

Establishing a firm link between environmental change and human disease has always been an iffy proposition.

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2010-06-01 06:55:00

Genetic abnormalities are most often discussed in terms of differences so miniscule they are actually called "snips" — changes in a single unit along the 3 billion that make up the entire string of human DNA.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.