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Stress During Infancy Affects Brain Development Of Females
2012-11-13 06:16:34

Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison recently discovered that early family stress during infancy could be related to changes that occur in the daily brain function and anxiety of teenage girls.

Expedition To Legendary City Of Troy Begins In 2013
2012-10-16 12:57:15

The city-state of Troy is the stuff of legends, with mythical heroes, women of unsurpassed beauty and a fabled wooden horse. Now a cross-disciplinary team of scientists will begin a new excavation project in 2013.

Biology Notes Help Recreate Sound Of Times Past
2012-09-19 10:28:48

The wheels of progress have slowly changed modern man’s soundscape, for better or worse, as the industrial revolution forges ahead.

2012-09-17 16:55:31

Human papillomavirus (HPV) has long been implicated in cervical cancer, but details of how it happens have remained a mystery.

2012-08-23 00:50:44

Acinetobacter baumanni, a pathogenic bacterium that is a poster child of deadly hospital acquired infections, is one tough customer.

Printed Photonic Crystal Mirrors Shrink Down To Size On-Chip Lasers
2012-07-23 09:18:30

Electrical engineers at The University of Texas at Arlington and at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have devised a new laser for on-chip optical connections that could give computers a huge boost in speed and energy efficiency.

Greenland Ice Not A Reliable Model For Younger Dryas Period
2012-06-27 10:08:54

Ice samples that profile Greenland glaciers have long been used to give climate scientists historical temperature data, but those samples could be misleading.

2012-06-25 16:35:59

The blood-brain barrier -- the filter that governs what can and cannot come into contact with the mammalian brain -- is a marvel of nature.


Word of the Day
ethnarch
  • The governor of a province or people.
The word 'ethnarch' comes from a Greek word meaning 'ruler of a tribe or nation'.
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