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2010-05-28 08:31:31

Seven-year experiment shows that pond communities bear a lasting imprint of random events in their past.

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2010-05-24 15:10:00

An archeologist at Washington University in St Louis is helping to reveal for the first time a snapshot of rural life in China during the Han Dynasty.

2010-05-17 11:00:00

NEW YORK, May 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a first-of-a-kind collaboration between academia and industry, Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) will give scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St.

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2010-04-26 15:41:40

Brain scans show persistent motivation regardless of payoff.

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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.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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