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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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2010-08-04 11:56:54

In a study involving the first-ever daily energy expenditure measurements in apes, a researcher from Washington University in St Louis and his team have determined that orangutans living in a large indoor/outdoor habitat used less energy, relative to body mass, than nearly any eutherian mammal ever measured, including sedentary humans.

2010-07-22 11:00:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International and the Stanford University School of Medicine announced today their MISTRAL Collaborative (the Multidisciplinary Initiative for Surgical Technology Research Advanced Laboratory), in conjunction with the Institute for Pediatric Innovation, was recently awarded a $1M grant by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to support its work to commercialize innovative medical devices for pediatric care.

2010-07-19 10:52:00

MIAMI, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami Children's Hospital (MCH), South Florida's only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, today announced that the first Miami Children's Hospital Nicklaus Care Center has opened in Palm Beach County.

2010-07-15 07:00:00

DENVER, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 13th consecutive year, National Jewish Health has been named the #1 respiratory hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

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2010-07-08 08:39:11

Simple genetic changes make plants suitable for cultivation, but domestication wasn't always quick or easy.

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2010-07-01 07:27:27

Have a lot to do? A good night’s sleep will help you remember, study finds.

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2010-07-01 07:20:00

It’s no secret that Americans tend to throw their support behind a sitting US president when the nation is thrust into a war or other potentially violent conflict with a foreign foe – a phenomenon known as the "rally 'round the flag effect."


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.