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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.

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2010-09-17 15:09:03

An international team of Alzheimer’s disease experts, led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has uncovered a gene variation that appears to predict the rate at which Alzheimer’s disease will progress.

2010-09-16 07:00:00

Pediatric Oncologist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Shares Vision for Improved Treatments for Children The Cancer Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Celebrates Childhood Cancer Awareness Month with an Advocacy Trip to Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, Sept.

2010-09-01 11:22:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Radiation Oncology Services of America, Inc. (ROSA), a subsidiary of Ambulatory Services of America, Inc. (ASA), announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Washington University in St.

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2010-09-01 10:33:01

New research in fruit flies suggests that being hungry may provide a way to stay awake without feeling groggy or mentally challenged.

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2010-08-30 20:20:40

Shock-synthesized diamonds said to prove a catastrophic impact killed off North American megafauna can't be found.

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2010-08-16 08:15:00

At Point Reyes National Seashore in Marin County, Calif., a fierce battle is taking place under the oblivious, peeling noses of beachgoers.

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2010-08-12 08:52:55

A new imaging technique creates detailed three-dimensional images of the deadliest form of skin cancer.


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chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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