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Opportunity Rover’s 10th Anniversary Honored By Ray Arvidson
2014-01-23 16:24:20

Whirlwind tour of the past 10 years of adventures and discoveries by mission scientist Ray Arvidson

2013-12-19 23:02:05

A 33-year-old man from Leasburg, Mo., is the first patient to receive a revolutionary form of highly accurate radiation treatment from the world’s first proton system of its kind.

Photosynthetic Megacomplex Studied By Scientists
2013-11-29 06:52:19

Scientists able to study a photosynthetic complex -- arguably the most important bit of organic chemistry on the planet -- in its complete functioning state

Volcano Found Deep Below West Antarctica's Ice
2013-11-18 04:31:37

Researchers have discovered a volcano located beneath roughly one kilometer of ice in western Antarctica, and they believe that the heat it produces could increase the rate of ice loss from one of the region’s primary ice streams.

2013-11-13 23:25:12

Top Advancements in the Treatment of Structural Heart Disease is scheduled for Sunday, Nov.

2013-11-08 23:25:30

Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College was recently presented with the “Best School of Nursing for Men” award by the American Assembly for Men in Nursing. St.

VIP Treatment For Jet Lag
2013-10-28 16:18:42

A small molecule called VIP, known to synchronize time-keeping neurons in the brain's biological clock, has the startling effect of desynchronizing them at higher dosages, says a research team at Washington University in St. Louis.

Veil Of Ignorance Is Sometimes Bliss
2013-10-24 08:22:27

A range of examples suggests a lack of information about their fellows can favor cooperation and prevent conflict among animals — and even among genes


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.