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2012-03-29 22:34:23

We have all heard of the smartphone and any day now, most of us will have one. Not far behind: the smart home.

2012-02-14 11:12:40

The technology that Google uses to analyze trillions of Web pages is being brought to bear on the way molecules are shaped and organized.

Earth’s Largest Extinction Event - Was It Caused By Siberian Volcanism?
2012-01-10 05:57:28

Around 250 million years ago, at the end of the Permian geologic period, there was a mass extinction so severe that it remains the most traumatic known species die-off in Earth’s history.

2011-06-23 19:53:41

Birth defects are significantly more common in areas of mountaintop coal mining and are on the rise as the practice becomes more common.

2011-06-18 22:49:00

EVANSVILLE, Ind., June 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After putting their academic and athletic skills to the test in a grueling three-day battle at the American Society of Civil Engineers' 24th annual National Concrete Canoe Competition, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo claimed their second consecutive title following their win in 2010.

2011-05-24 18:16:29

Don't get him wrong: Fred Gittes is, in his words, "extremely squeamish."

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2010-12-06 13:40:00

Eavesdropping on mice for clues about how humans process sound.

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2010-11-15 09:00:00

Two US scientists have proposed a unique and somewhat controversial solution to the challenges presented by a potential mission to Mars--they suggest making it a one-way trip.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.