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2011-05-06 00:00:30

Five seniors from Olin College have been working with Draper Laboratory for the past nine months to continue a collaboration to build a capable, autonomous off-road vehicle.

2011-05-03 00:01:50

Among children whose parents and other primary caregivers have limited English proficiency, there is an associated increased length of hospital stay and decreased number of home health care referrals for pediatric inpatients with infections requiring long-term antibiotics.

2011-04-25 16:12:33

Recently a research paper titled “Expanding the Diversity of Mycobacteriophages: Insights into Genome Architecture and Evolution” was published in PLoS ONE, a peer-reviewed online journal published by the Public Library of Science.

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2011-04-12 07:49:08

Both migration and evolution played a role in the adaptation of shootingstars to warmer temperatures after the last ice age.

2011-03-01 11:11:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals & Clinics of Minnesota is proud to announce the addition of Joseph Petronio, MD, to its neurosurgery practice. Dr. Petronio has performed neurosurgery at Children's and other Twin Cities hospitals since 1999.

2011-02-28 08:41:34

It sounds like science-fiction, but one researcher has used new technology that may someday allow patients with a prosthetic arm to move their limb by thought alone.

2011-02-18 17:07:32

Daniel Moran has dedicated his career to developing the best brain-computer interface, or BCI, he possibly can.

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2011-02-13 08:40:20

An ultrasound guide star and time-reversal mirror can focus light deep under the skin, a game-changing improvement in biomedical imaging technology.

2011-02-07 21:58:45

Crop yields from India’s first genetically modified crop may have been overemphasized, as modest rises in crop yields may come at the expense of sustainable farm management.

2011-02-02 11:20:00

Medical Professionals Gather in Scottsdale to Present Research Updates, Clinical Tips - and Even Music PHILADELPHIA and SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb.


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