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2010-10-26 14:04:58

An international team of researchers, including a physical anthropology professor at Washington University in St. Louis, has discovered well-dated human fossils in southern China that markedly change anthropologists perceptions of the emergence of modern humans in the eastern Old World.

2010-10-13 17:30:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., will host NASA astronaut Robert Behnken Wed., Oct. 20 and Thurs., Oct.

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2010-10-12 08:54:06

You don't have to go out into the woods anymore.

2010-10-04 15:31:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce delivered the keynote address on 'The Future of Fossil Fuels' at the Global Energy Future Symposium at Washington University in St.

2010-10-04 09:30:00

REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Around the world, more and more higher education institutions and schools are clamoring for more effective ways to save money and provide an outstanding experience to students. Today, Microsoft Corp.

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2010-09-17 15:09:03

An international team of Alzheimer’s disease experts, led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has uncovered a gene variation that appears to predict the rate at which Alzheimer’s disease will progress.

2010-09-01 11:22:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Radiation Oncology Services of America, Inc. (ROSA), a subsidiary of Ambulatory Services of America, Inc. (ASA), announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Washington University in St.

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2010-09-01 10:33:01

New research in fruit flies suggests that being hungry may provide a way to stay awake without feeling groggy or mentally challenged.

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2010-08-30 20:20:40

Shock-synthesized diamonds said to prove a catastrophic impact killed off North American megafauna can't be found.

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2010-08-16 08:15:00

At Point Reyes National Seashore in Marin County, Calif., a fierce battle is taking place under the oblivious, peeling noses of beachgoers.


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
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