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2009-03-31 08:29:35

Putting a new spin on an old technique, Anne M Hofmeister, PhD, research professor of earth and planetary sciences in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St Louis, has revolutionized scientists' understanding of heat transport in the Earth's crust, the outermost solid shell of our planet.

2009-03-30 11:28:34

Pediatric surgeons are able to repair complex heart defects with a survival rate of greater than 90 percent, but that doesn't necessarily mean a happy ending for these children and teens. Some may have a great quality of life and others, with the same condition, may not.

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2009-03-18 09:15:45

Working with undergraduate and graduate students, Ramesh K. Agarwal, Ph.D, the William Palm Professor of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, has successfully demonstrated that the drag of airplane wings and cars/trucks can be reduced by employing the active flow control (AFC) technology.

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2009-02-24 09:32:07

The rotating black hole has been described as one of nature's most perfect objects.

2009-02-16 15:15:00

Helps increase security inside and out, including children's playground BROOKFIELD, Wis., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- RF Technologies(R), a leading provider of radio frequency identification monitoring systems and healthcare security solutions, announces it has partnered with St.

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2009-02-11 14:40:38

Building on plant virus research started more than 20 years ago, a biologist at Washington University in St Louis and his colleague at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St Louis have discovered a technology that reduces infection by the virus that causes Rice Tungro Disease, a serious limiting factor for rice production in Asia.

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2009-01-29 13:22:39

A new brain-imaging study is shedding light on what it means to "get lost" in a good book — suggesting that readers create vivid mental simulations of the sounds, sights, tastes and movements described in a textual narrative while simultaneously activating brain regions used to process similar experiences in real life.

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2009-01-14 06:26:40

Information obtained from a new application of photoacoustic tomography (PAT) is worth its weight in gold to breast cancer patients.

2009-01-07 09:05:00

It's a little like finding out that Superman is actually Clark Kent.

2008-12-29 10:32:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is named the nation's best pediatric hospital by Parents magazine.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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