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2010-11-30 11:10:00

It sounds a bit like spinning straw into gold, but novel metal catalysts may be able to turn greenhouse gases like methane and carbon dioxide into liquid fuels without producing more carbon waste in the process.

2010-11-20 00:00:51

Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer Pam King Sams receives award at 9th annual National Capital Philanthropy Day. Washington, D.C.

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2010-11-05 10:16:42

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis have identified a gene linked to the spread of eye melanoma.

2010-10-31 00:13:30

New Guide in Series from Olin Business School Promotes CEO Videos as Tool for Strategic Change Olin and the Brookings Institution Press publish a guide by professor Jackson Nickerson offering practical solutions and strategies for today’s managers. Saint Louis, MO (PRWEB) October 30, 2010 Imagine telling your boss that the plan to re-organize your department is wrong-headed via a secured anonymous e-mail and he responds to your concern in a video message delivered to everyone in the...

2010-10-26 14:04:58

An international team of researchers, including a physical anthropology professor at Washington University in St. Louis, has discovered well-dated human fossils in southern China that markedly change anthropologists perceptions of the emergence of modern humans in the eastern Old World.

2010-10-13 17:30:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., will host NASA astronaut Robert Behnken Wed., Oct. 20 and Thurs., Oct.

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2010-10-12 08:54:06

You don't have to go out into the woods anymore.

2010-10-04 22:33:13

The system put in place by the Bayh-Dole Act of 1980 -- which gives universities significant control over intellectual property associated with the results of federally funded research at their institutions – has been more effective than the pre-1980 system in making research advances available to the public and spurring innovation.

2010-10-04 15:31:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce delivered the keynote address on 'The Future of Fossil Fuels' at the Global Energy Future Symposium at Washington University in St.

2010-10-04 09:30:00

REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Around the world, more and more higher education institutions and schools are clamoring for more effective ways to save money and provide an outstanding experience to students. Today, Microsoft Corp.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.