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2013-04-22 23:03:16

This Netherlands institution is focused on ensuring prospective students are in the right programme and poised for success upon graduation. Halifax, NS, Canada;

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2012-01-29 08:30:31

A team of researchers have linked the olfactory sense with improved long-term memory -- a condition known as "the Proust phenomenon".

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2011-06-04 15:35:00

A new study finds that when humans see red, their reactions become both faster and more forceful.

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2011-03-05 10:55:32

The density of pores that allow plants to breathe has dwindled by 34 percent.

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2011-01-17 09:40:00

Men suffering from flu-like symptoms such as feverishness, runny nose, extreme fatigue and burning eyes immediately after ejaculation could be suffering from an allergic reaction to their own semen.

2010-12-27 13:49:27

A team from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Utrecht University has deciphered a key step in an evolutionarily old branch of the immune response.

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2010-11-10 11:05:31

Variations in atmosphere carbon dioxide around 40 million years ago were tightly coupled to changes in global temperature.

2010-07-08 07:59:00

UTRECHT, the Netherlands, July 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- InteRNA Technologies B.V., a biopharmaceutical company focusing on the development of intelligent microRNA (miRNA)-based therapeutics for cancer, announces the establishment of its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB).

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2010-06-13 07:26:14

When zebra finches learn their songs from their father early in life, their brain is active during sleep.

2009-09-23 14:00:14

Adolescent depression and anxiety disorders are two distinct psychiatric disorders, according to Dr. William W. Hale III (a researcher of the Langeveld Institute for the Study of Education and Development in Childhood and Adolescence at Utrecht University) in a recent publication in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.


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  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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