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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.

2011-01-27 13:01:00

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospitalized patients at St.

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2011-01-26 10:27:43

Widespread vascular tumors, massive hemorrhage and death reported in mice.

2011-01-20 00:00:52

Texas Children’s Hospital becomes first pediatric hospital in the nation to harness Voalté at the point of care Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) January 18, 2011 Voalté announced today that Texas Children’s Hospital will become the first pediatric facility in the country and the first hospital in Texas to use iPhones with Voalté’s innovative solution for point-of-care communication.

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2011-01-18 11:31:25

Careful analysis shows seismometer noise includes signals from storms in the South Atlantic and 'footquakes' from soccer matches.

2011-01-13 17:30:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 17th annual Academy of Science-St. Louis Awards dinner, honoring top scientists and engineers from the St. Louis region, will be held in St. Louis, Missouri April 13, 2011. The Peter H. Raven Lifetime Award recipient is Marcus E.

2011-01-10 15:21:15

Scientists have invented a way to ‘watch’ proteins fold — in less than thousandths of a second -- into the elaborate twisted shapes that determine their function.

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2011-01-06 13:28:25

An international team of physicists and neuroscientists has reported a breakthrough in magnetic resonance imaging that allows brain scans more than seven times faster than currently possible.


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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