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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.

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2011-07-13 10:40:00

The debate whether dinosaurs went extinct due to a large space rock that struck the Earth over 65 million years ago may have been answered with the discovery of a distinctive brow horn from a Ceratopsian dinosaur just 13 centimeters below the K-T boundary.

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2011-06-24 07:37:59

The brilliant colors of birds have inspired poets and nature lovers, but researchers at Yale University and the University of Cambridge say these existing hues represent only a fraction of what birds are capable of seeing.

2011-06-22 22:43:37

Two studies featuring research from Weill Cornell Medical College have uncovered surprising details about the complex process that leads to the flow of neurotransmitters between brain neurons -- a dance of chemical messages so delicate that missteps often lead to neurological dysfunction.

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2011-06-21 13:29:27

Astronomers have probed into the distant universe and discovered that galaxies display one of two distinct behaviors: they are either awake or asleep, actively forming stars or are not forming any new stars at all.

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2011-06-15 12:55:00

NASA said on Wednesday that astronomers have found the first evidence that black holes were common in the early universe.

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2011-06-13 07:10:00

Combining lights and statistics may yield high-resolution global economic data.

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2011-06-11 09:10:00

Yale University economist says microfinance yields surprising results.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.