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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.

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2011-01-26 10:27:43

Widespread vascular tumors, massive hemorrhage and death reported in mice.

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2011-01-18 11:31:25

Careful analysis shows seismometer noise includes signals from storms in the South Atlantic and 'footquakes' from soccer matches.

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2011-01-11 12:00:51

A study published this week says that dying young was not the reason Neanderthals went extinct, adding that that early modern humans had about the same life expectancy as their hairier kin.

2011-01-10 15:21:15

Scientists have invented a way to ‘watch’ proteins fold — in less than thousandths of a second -- into the elaborate twisted shapes that determine their function.

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2011-01-06 13:28:25

An international team of physicists and neuroscientists has reported a breakthrough in magnetic resonance imaging that allows brain scans more than seven times faster than currently possible.

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2010-12-22 10:09:04

Experiments show that drilling mud that behaved more like quicksand and less like ketchup might have prevented the top-kill blowout.


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chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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