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2011-05-17 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group today posted the 2011-12 Best Children's Hospitals rankings online at www.usnews.com/childrenshospitals.

2011-05-17 07:00:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leadership from Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) today announced the creation of the VARI Pediatric Cancer Translational Research Program, which will unite basic research and clinical care through a nationwide consortium of partners.

2011-05-12 22:12:16

"I have a slide that has a photo of a cornfield and a big photovoltaic array," says Robert Blankenship, a scientist who studies photosynthesis at Washington University in St. Louis.

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.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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