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2011-11-23 11:45:30

Images of prisoners' brains show important differences between those who are diagnosed as psychopaths and those who aren't.

Researchers Turn Embryonic Stem Cells Into Functioning Neurons
2011-11-22 06:26:29

Scientists from the University of Wisconsin have successfully had implanted neurons, created in laboratory conditions, connect with the brains of mice and both send and receive signals.

2011-11-21 12:41:06

Hydrogen peroxide isn't just that bottled colorless liquid in the back of the medicine cabinet that's used occasionally for cleaning scraped knees and cut fingers.

2011-11-18 03:29:48

Integrating a complex, single-crystal material with "giant" piezoelectric properties onto silicon, University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers and physicists can fabricate low-voltage, near-nanoscale electromechanical devices that could lead to improvements in high-resolution 3-D imaging, signal processing, communications, energy harvesting, sensing, and actuators for nanopositioning devices, among others.

2011-11-07 18:00:00

Transcript Available Now, Video to be Available at WWW.USNEWS.COM New York (PRWEB) November 07, 2011 Mount Sinai

2011-11-07 08:00:00

Retail Inkjet Solutions, Inc. and The University Book Store announce the installation of the RIS InkCenter® to increase throughput and cartridge support.

2011-11-02 09:07:43

Cutting out short auto trips and replacing them with mass transit and active transport would yield major health benefits.

2011-11-01 09:31:49

During the past decade, voluntary contracts called conservation easements have become a popular method for conserving land.

2011-10-20 04:23:36

Mysterious “blue stragglers” are old stars that appear younger than they should be: they burn hot and blue. Several theories have attempted to explain why they don’t show their age, but, until now, scientists have lacked the crucial observations with which to test each hypothesis.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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