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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

Model Organisms Gone Wild
2013-09-13 14:08:40

Amoebas that are placid, model organisms in the lab, farm bacteria and carry guards to protect their crops in the wild

Lab-made Complexes Absorb More Sunlight
2013-08-21 15:47:02

A ring of protein and pigments, half synthetic and half natural, can be used to quickly prototype light-harvesting antennas that absorb more sunlight than fully natural ones

Flexible Hub Network Of The Brain Helps Humans Adapt
2013-08-13 09:48:22

One thing that sets humans apart from other animals is our ability to intelligently and rapidly adapt to a wide variety of new challenges — using skills learned in much different contexts to inform and guide the handling of any new task at hand.


Word of the Day
ethnarch
  • The governor of a province or people.
The word 'ethnarch' comes from a Greek word meaning 'ruler of a tribe or nation'.
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