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2010-04-07 12:10:00

A genetic survey shows very little structure to moray eel populations in the Indo-Pacific.

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2010-03-22 13:53:50

The National Science Foundation has awarded $1.65 million to a project led by Washington University in St Louis physicist Ken Kelton to build an electrostatic levitation chamber that will be installed at the Spallation Neutron Source at the Oakridge National Laboratory.

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2010-03-18 08:39:04

Sometimes a professional favor takes you down an interesting side street.

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2010-03-14 11:01:25

Nanoparticles provide a targeted version of photothermal therapy for cancer.

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2010-02-26 10:40:00

Since at least the days of Socrates, humans have been advised to “know thyself.”

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2010-02-25 14:47:35

An interdisciplinary team at Washington University in St. Louis has been keeping a wary eye on emerging tick-borne diseases in Missouri for the past 20 years.

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2010-02-09 08:00:00

The first head-to-head comparison of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies produced from plants versus the same antibodies produced from mammalian cells has shown that plant-produced antibodies can fight infection equally well.

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2010-02-07 11:02:20

In a study presented Saturday at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting, researchers unveiled findings that show that there is an increased risk of intrauterine fetal death (IUFD), commonly known as stillbirth, in women who have fibroids.

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2010-02-04 14:36:12

Recent work at Washington University in St Louis sheds light on one of the most important events in earth-history, the conquest of land by plants 480 million years ago.

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2009-12-18 14:00:00

Researchers are devising instruments and protocols to assess the impact of nanoparticles on the environment and human health before they are sent to market.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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