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2014-12-17 08:28:31

National research foundation awards $1.2 million to scientists conducting groundbreaking research to find a cure for macular degeneration and other retinal diseases CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Dec.

2014-12-09 12:34:16

Research shows that, of 11 popular supplements analyzed, 7 do not adhere to proven formulas; all 11 have misleading claims SAN FRANCISCO, Dec.

2014-12-09 08:24:40

- Glasses Help Color Blind People See Colors to Overcome Career, Task and Activity Limitations - BERKELEY, Calif., Dec.

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2014-12-08 02:30:47

New Caledonian crows--well known for their impressive stick-wielding abilities--show preferences when it comes to holding their tools on the left or the right sides of their beaks, in much the same way that people are left- or right-handed.

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2014-12-08 04:18:59

TAU researchers develop groundbreaking wireless material capable of sparking neuronal activity in response to light.

2014-12-01 08:29:36

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that the U.S.

2014-11-27 23:04:37

On Friday, Shopcle.com will be offering 8% off plus complimentary ground shipping on all orders. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) November 27, 2014 New York based

2014-11-20 08:32:58

National research foundation will host FREE seminars in Naples and Palm Beach Gardens on age-related macular degeneration to provide information on the latest research, treatment and technology for


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2010-09-23 19:15:37

Bifocals are eyeglasses, commonly prescribed for presbyopia, with two distinct optical powers. Although there are arguments against him, Benjamin Franklin is generally credited with the invention of bifocals. After a correspondence between George Whatley and John Fenno it was thought that Franklin possibly invented the bifocals fifty years earlier than previously thought. Many inventions are worked on independently by many people and bifocals may have been the same, however, Franklin was...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.