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2010-05-27 06:21:21

NSF-supported researchers investigate a connection between the disappearance of certain plant communities and the late-Pleistocene extinction of large mammal species in North America.

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2010-05-24 12:40:00

On Monday, Australian scientists unveiled the world's smallest electronic switch measuring just a few atoms, which will shrink microchips and revolutionize computing speeds.

2010-05-24 07:12:18

The "mineral-breathing" bacteria found in many oxygen-free environments may be "carbon-breathing" as well.

2010-05-18 10:03:00

SAN DIEGO, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America's leading authority on fitness and the largest non-profit fitness certification, education and training organization in the world, today unveiled the findings of an exclusive study on the Slendertone Bottom Toner, an electronic muscle stimulation (EMS) device designed to tone the buttocks.

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.


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'.