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2011-03-15 11:49:48

A new laser technique has demonstrated it can measure the interactions between proteins tangled in a cell’s membrane and a variety of other biological molecules.

2010-12-08 02:20:37

A group of computer engineers at Vanderbilt University is convinced that the basic technology is now available to create robot assistants that can perform effectively in the often-chaotic environment of the emergency room.

2010-12-06 14:07:33

The season in which babies are born can have a dramatic and persistent effect on how their biological clocks function.

2010-11-26 08:00:00

SYOSSET, New York, Nov. 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Albert F. Moore, of Richmond, Virginia, has been included in the Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of law. ABOUT ALBERT F. MOORE Mr.

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2010-10-28 14:25:04

Expert typists are able to zoom across the keyboard without ever thinking about which fingers are pressing the keys.

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2010-10-08 05:55:00

Disease experts have found encouragement from a survey released Thursday that found that almost all US doctors said they plan to get vaccinated against the flu this season.

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2010-10-05 12:06:26

Chemists at Vanderbilt University have created a new class of liquid crystals with unique electrical properties that could improve the performance of digital displays used on everything from digital watches to flat panel televisions.

2010-05-10 10:49:54

Children with dyslexia often struggle with reading, writing, and spelling, despite getting an appropriate education and demonstrating intellectual ability in other areas.

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2010-03-15 07:56:04

The brains of psychopaths appear to be wired to keep seeking a reward at any cost, new research from Vanderbilt University finds.

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2010-03-11 12:24:54

New research from Vanderbilt University reveals for the first time how our brains coordinate two types of attention and why we may be temporarily blinded by surprises.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.