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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.

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2009-07-02 13:35:00

An international collaboration of 390 scientists reports the discovery of an outburst of very-high-energy (VHE) gamma radiation from the giant radio galaxy Messier 87 (M 87), accompanied by a strong rise of the radio flux measured from the direct vicinity of its super-massive black hole.

2009-06-18 08:00:00

- 2009 rankings include 10 specialties and Honor Roll - WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S.

2009-06-17 23:01:00

BOSTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children's Hospital Boston has been ranked first in Heart and Heart Surgery, Neurology and Neurosurgery and Orthopedics in the U.S.

2009-06-15 13:04:00

American Hospital Management Company and HOSPIRIO collaborate to accomplish the vision of the leading doctors, local investors and the School of Medicine for Universidad del Azuay to develop a state-of-art teaching hospital in Ecuador LONGMONT, Colo.

2009-05-20 09:59:00

www.intelligenthospitals.com WINNIPEG, May 20 /PRNewswire/ - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has drawn the first patient dose on its newly commissioned RIVA System (Robotic Intravenous Automation) - a self-contained unit for filling IV syringes and bags from Intelligent Hospital Systems (IH Systems).

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2009-05-16 09:45:00

Of the 92 naturally occurring elements, add another to the list of those that are superconductors.

2009-05-14 13:53:04

Material scientists at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a technique for a bimetallic fuel cell catalyst that is efficient, robust and two to five times more effective than commercial catalysts.

2009-05-04 10:41:00

Rocky Carroll to Deliver Commencement Address http://www.webster.edu/news/publicityphotos/rocky1.jpg and http://www.webster.edu/news/publicityphotos/rocky2.jpg ST.

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2009-04-08 10:10:00

Rigorous new research from Washington University in St Louis shows significant gains from a national service program that trains experienced Americans to help low-income children one-on-one in urban public schools.


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'.