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2010-02-04 14:36:12

Recent work at Washington University in St Louis sheds light on one of the most important events in earth-history, the conquest of land by plants 480 million years ago.

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2009-12-18 08:42:57

Scientists at Washington University have isolated a channel that shuttles the vital but vulnerable heme molecule across biological membranes.

2009-12-15 08:34:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St.

2009-12-09 01:18:33

An international group of anthropologists offers a new theory about the diffusion of maize to the Southwestern United States and the impact it had.

2009-12-08 05:50:00

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Park Service and St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay today launched an international design competition to invigorate the park and city areas surrounding of one of the world's most iconic monuments, the Gateway Arch in St. Louis.

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2009-12-07 11:25:00

Washington University physicists are closing in on the origin of cosmic rays.

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2009-12-07 08:43:09

A mathematical model of a simple circuit in a chicken brain raises fundamental questions about our understanding of neural circuitry.

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.


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  • To play, gamble.
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The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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