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Study Shows Another Feature That Affects Electron Transport In Graphene
2013-11-21 16:27:26

For all the promise of graphene as a material for next-generation electronics and quantum computing, scientists still don't know enough about this high-performance conductor to effectively control an electric current.

ADHD Drug Ritalin Shown To Control Impulsiveness In Rhesus Monkeys
2013-11-14 07:30:27

Impulsive monkeys were more likely to accept delayed gratification after being given a dose of methylphenidate, the active ingredient of the drug Ritalin, according to new research.

2013-11-12 12:08:40

People get type 2 diabetes.

2013-11-04 09:33:24

As American schools struggle with issues of race, diversity and achievement, a new study in the American Sociological Review has split the difference in the ongoing discussion of resegregation.

3D Rhinovirus C Model Created By Researchers
2013-10-30 04:55:53

Thanks to the genetic sequencing of the so-called “missing link” cold virus, researchers have created a three-dimensional model of the pathogen that sheds new light on why there is currently no cure for the common cold.

Is That A Tick Up Your Nose?
2013-10-02 05:00:38

Most people would not view having a tick up their nose as a good thing, but University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine professor of pathobiological sciences Tony Goldberg viewed it as an opportunity.

2013-10-01 15:33:50

Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have made a discovery that, if replicated in humans, suggests a shortage of zinc may contribute to diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, which have been linked to defective proteins clumping together in the brain.

2013-08-15 09:43:09

Children who are exposed to lead are nearly three times more likely to be suspended from school by the 4th grade than children who are not exposed.

2013-07-10 19:51:41

The emerging H7N9 avian influenza virus responsible for at least 37 deaths in China has qualities that could potentially spark a global outbreak of flu.

2013-07-01 19:03:34

In the world, there are a lot of small molecules people would like to get rid of, or at least convert to something useful.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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