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2011-09-08 11:50:10

Within hours this summer, 30 American troops died in a strike in Afghanistan and millions of American investors watched the Dow Jones Average shed an astonishing 634 points in one day.

2011-09-03 07:00:00

Missouri Foundation for Health and Washington University in St.

2011-08-31 23:31:06

Study shows noninvasive, fast way to map heart's electrical activity in one heartbeat.

2011-08-17 23:55:51

Every day we make thousands of tiny predictions — when the bus will arrive, who is knocking on the door, whether the dropped glass will break.

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2011-08-07 06:35:43

A St Louis hospital is testing a sensor network that allows vital signs to be tracked even as patients move about.

2011-08-03 22:05:02

Anyone who follows science has read enthusiastic stories about medical breakthroughs that include the standard disclaimer that the results were obtained in mice and might not carry over to humans.

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2011-07-25 08:35:00

Analysis of new images of a curious “hot spot” on the far side of the Moon reveal it to be a small volcanic province created by the upwelling of silicic magma.

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2011-07-14 11:36:21

Bariatric surgery is not only cost-effective for treating people who are severely obese, but also for those who are mildly obese.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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