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2009-12-05 14:28:43

The findings from a study published this month by the journal Social Science and Medicine have implications for informed consent in human subjects research and the debate over research participation incentives.

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2009-11-01 14:58:52

A gold nanocage covered with a polymer is a smart drug delivery system.

2009-10-28 04:30:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greater Washington Urban League Celebrates 71 Years of Community Service WHO: Greater Washington Urban League, Inc. (GWUL); Maudine R.

2009-10-05 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omnicell, Inc., (Nasdaq: OMCL) a leading provider of system solutions to acute healthcare facilities, today announced that Barnes-Jewish Hospital, named as one of "America's Best Hospitals" in the U.S.

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2009-09-23 07:08:03

Everyone knows that frogs are in trouble and that some species have disappeared, but a recent analysis of Central American frog surveys shows the situation is worse than had been thought.

2009-09-16 09:34:37

The government of Abu Dhabi is donating $150 million to the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, hospital officials announced Wednesday. The gift, to be paid over five years, will enable the institution to hire more than 100 surgeons, researchers and staff members, the Washington Post reports. It was arranged by Joseph E.

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2009-09-10 07:48:35

Alexis Webb enters a small room at Washington University in St. Louis with walls, floor and ceiling painted dark green, shuts the door, turns off the lights and bends over a microscope in a black box draped with black cloth. Through the microscope, she can see a single nerve cell on a glass cover slip glowing dimly.

2009-08-11 10:17:06

Accumulating carbon and nitrogen stable isotope data from fossil humans in Europe is pointing towards a significant shift in the range of animal resources exploited with the spread of modern humans into Europe 40,000 years ago.

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2009-07-17 12:35:00

A lunar geochemist at Washington University in St Louis says that there are still many answers to be gleaned from the moon rocks collected by the Apollo 11 astronauts on their historic moonwalk 40 years ago July 20.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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