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2010-05-28 08:31:31

Seven-year experiment shows that pond communities bear a lasting imprint of random events in their past.

2010-05-26 10:06:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pediatric hospitals can employ several techniques to alleviate crowding and improve patient safety, but often fail to implement ways to better manage patient flow, according to new research by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The study, which appears this month in the journal Pediatrics, evaluates how 39 children's hospitals responded to high volume and found most employ techniques that don't do enough to significantly lower occupancy...

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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.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.