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2011-06-27 09:25:00

Written in coconut DNA are two origins of cultivation, several ancient trade routes, and the history of the colonization of the Americas.

2011-06-20 13:40:47

Picture a menacing drill sergeant, a gory slaughterhouse, a devastating scene of a natural disaster.

2011-06-13 13:31:27

A dramatically better computer tool for finding the genetic missteps that fuel cancer has been developed by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital – Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project investigators.

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2011-06-11 09:07:15

Combining electrochemistry and photovoltaics to clean up oxidation reactions .

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2011-05-16 10:15:00

In two independent studies scientists have separately identified DNA on chromosome 3 that appears to be related to depression.

2011-05-12 22:12:16

"I have a slide that has a photo of a cornfield and a big photovoltaic array," says Robert Blankenship, a scientist who studies photosynthesis at Washington University in St. Louis.

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2011-04-12 07:49:08

Both migration and evolution played a role in the adaptation of shootingstars to warmer temperatures after the last ice age.

2011-02-28 08:41:34

It sounds like science-fiction, but one researcher has used new technology that may someday allow patients with a prosthetic arm to move their limb by thought alone.

2011-02-18 17:07:32

Daniel Moran has dedicated his career to developing the best brain-computer interface, or BCI, he possibly can.

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2011-02-13 08:40:20

An ultrasound guide star and time-reversal mirror can focus light deep under the skin, a game-changing improvement in biomedical imaging technology.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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