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2010-05-24 15:10:00

An archeologist at Washington University in St Louis is helping to reveal for the first time a snapshot of rural life in China during the Han Dynasty.

2010-05-05 15:45:00

MILWAUKEE, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospital of Wisconsin has installed an EOS low-dose radiation scanner, one of two in a pediatric hospital in the nation. Children's Hospital, located in Milwaukee, is one of the top-rated pediatric hospitals in the country.

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2010-04-26 15:41:40

Brain scans show persistent motivation regardless of payoff.

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2010-04-07 12:10:00

A genetic survey shows very little structure to moray eel populations in the Indo-Pacific.

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2010-03-22 13:53:50

The National Science Foundation has awarded $1.65 million to a project led by Washington University in St Louis physicist Ken Kelton to build an electrostatic levitation chamber that will be installed at the Spallation Neutron Source at the Oakridge National Laboratory.

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2010-03-18 08:39:04

Sometimes a professional favor takes you down an interesting side street.

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2010-03-17 09:25:44

For parents of children with multiple medical problems, keeping up with countless doctor's appointments, ongoing tests and a variety of medications can be overwhelming, especially for those in challenging socioeconomic situations.

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2010-03-14 11:01:25

Nanoparticles provide a targeted version of photothermal therapy for cancer.

2010-03-11 09:15:00

Disney-themed lobby creates colorful, captivating welcome for pediatric patients, laboring moms ORLANDO, Fla., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With help from a world-famous mouse, dozens of eager children and a shower of confetti, officials opened the doors to the welcoming, new lobby of the Walt Disney Pavilion at Florida Hospital for Children and unveiled the first physical milestone of the hospital's innovative model of pediatric health.

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2010-02-26 10:40:00

Since at least the days of Socrates, humans have been advised to “know thyself.”


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.