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2008-12-08 13:05:00

For the third year, Genome Technology magazine profiles the best up-and-coming young investigators, selected by the field's elite scientists NEW YORK, Dec.

2008-12-02 16:30:00

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that it has pledged $5 million over five years for the establishment of the Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization at Washington University in St.

2008-10-13 12:00:41

The Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) today announced the initiation of a three-drug combination study of elotuzumab (also known as HuLuc63), a humanized anti-CS1 monoclonal IgG1 antibody administered intravenously, in combination with REVLIMID(R) (lenalidomide), and dexamethasone for the treatment of multiple myeloma in patients who are experiencing a relapse.

2008-10-08 11:39:03

It's a 500-pound gorilla that Robert Criss, Ph.D., professor of earth and planetary sciences in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, sees standing on the speaker's dais at political rallies, debates and campaigns. Its name is population growth.

2008-10-07 09:25:00

A study by biologists at Washington University in St. Louis shows that the more diverse a bird population is in an area, the less chance humans have of exposure to West Nile Virus.

2008-09-29 14:41:08

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2008-09-27 10:50:00

Base running and base stealing would appear to be arts driven solely by a runner's speed, but there's more than mere gristle, bone and lung power to this facet of baseball — lots of mathematics and physics are at play.

2008-08-13 10:22:15

Providing fruits for snacks and serving vegetables at dinner can shape a preschooler's eating patterns for his or her lifetime.

2008-07-01 06:00:37

By Joe Holleman, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 1--Owning a Chevrolet Corvette is cool. So what does that make Jerry Craig, who just bought his 18th Vette? Very cool.

2008-06-16 14:15:00

Residents of the central and southern Midwest are crossing their fingers, saying their prayers, planning evacuations, and in some cases filling sandbags in preparation for the excessive water ravishing communities in Iowa and Wisconsin.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.