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Image 1 - Study Finds 'Clear Evidence' Meteorite Wiped Out Primitive Birds
2011-09-20 06:10:58

The same meteorite impact that caused dinosaurs to go extinct 65 million years ago also essentially wiped out ancient birds.

2011-09-19 22:57:55

If the brain goes hungry, Twinkies look a lot better.

Hummingbird Males All A-Flutter During Courtship
2011-09-09 05:29:31

How the fluttering feathers of some hummingbird species generate courtship sounds.

Could Stem Cells Cure Baldness?
2011-09-02 05:33:26

Researchers from Yale University may have found a genetically natural cure for baldness - stem cells that tell a person's hair when it's time to grow.

2011-09-01 16:43:39

Yale University researchers have identified a key genetic gear that keeps the circadian clock of plants ticking, a finding that could have broad implications for global agriculture.

2011-08-25 21:30:29

Yale University researchers have successfully re-engineered the protein-making machinery in bacteria, a technical tour de force that promises to revolutionize the study and treatment of a variety of diseases.

2011-08-25 12:04:53

Scientists at Yale University have developed the first practical method to create a compound called huperzine A in the lab.

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2011-08-05 11:47:54

The need for fresh water is expanding every day and over one-third of the world’s population currently inhabit areas struggling to keep up with the demand for water.

2011-07-28 01:00:04

Yale University researchers can't tell you where you left your car keys- but they can tell you why you can't find them.


Word of the Day
bowerly
  • Large; stout; burly.
The word 'bowerly' is an alteration of 'burly'.