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2010-05-13 16:42:00

PITTSBURGH, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- In a paper published this week in the journal Science, experts caution that important ethical issues in the testing of new therapies like stem cells may not be receiving the attention they deserve.

2010-05-12 08:58:06

"Reach out and touch someone" — good advertising slogan, or evolutionary imperative? How about both?

2010-05-07 01:00:00

MADISON, Wis., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellular Dynamics International, Inc.

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2010-04-23 12:40:00

Scientists take first step toward controlling the growth of nanomaterials without catalysts.

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2010-04-19 11:15:00

When it comes to high-tech gadgets like the iPad, most people see a sleek multi-media entertainment platform, but Prof Gregg Vanderheiden sees other potential possibilities for the new Apple touch-screen device.

2010-04-07 13:44:13

The vivid colors and designs animals use to interact with their environments have awed and inspired since before people learned to draw on the cave wall.

2010-04-06 07:39:36

At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, one of the most powerful magnetic detectors in the world is helping screen high-risk pregnant patients for rare but very serious fetal heart rhythm problems.

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2010-03-24 13:50:00

A new model of the Earth, 20 years in the making, describes a dynamic three-dimensional puzzle of planetary proportions.

2010-03-11 14:25:08

Materials scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have designed a way to harvest small amounts of waste energy and harness them to turn water into usable hydrogen fuel.

2010-02-28 08:22:44

Exerting delicate control over a pair of atoms within a mere seven-millionths-of-a-second window of opportunity, physicists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison created an atomic circuit that may help quantum computing become a reality.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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