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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.”

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2010-02-25 14:47:35

An interdisciplinary team at Washington University in St. Louis has been keeping a wary eye on emerging tick-borne diseases in Missouri for the past 20 years.

2010-02-22 10:29:00

Entire Staff Speaks Spanish at new Montefiore Medical Center Program NEW YORK, Feb.

2010-02-16 14:05:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eisenhower Fellowships is pleased to announce the selection of Arch Coal's Robert Shanklin as a 2010 St. Louis Eisenhower Fellow.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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