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2011-04-06 13:54:20

Male monkeys looking for a good time might benefit from spending a bit longer getting to know a potential mate.

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2011-03-28 09:50:00

Can babies tell when someone is acting good or bad? With the help of some creative puppetry, Yale University psychologist Karen Wynn is proving they can.

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2011-03-15 10:46:23

A new Yale University study looks at why there is such a big difference in the mortality rates among patients treated for heart attacks in hospitals across the country.

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2011-03-02 09:22:47

Imagine a material that's stronger than steel, but just as versatile as plastic, able to take on a seemingly endless variety of forms.

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2011-02-25 09:08:34

No matter their size or shape, explosive volcanoes produce tremors at similar frequencies for minutes, days or weeks before they erupt.

2011-02-24 13:02:00

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mira Dx announced today that it has licensed technology from Yale University based on the acceptance of a pivotal breast cancer study in the January issue of the journal Cell Cycle.

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2011-02-18 07:10:00

The invention of the laser -- more than 50 years ago -- that has turned up in everything from Compact Discs to laser pointers, now has a new enemy: the "antilaser" -- the first device capable of trapping and terminating laser beams.

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2011-02-11 11:05:00

While enthusiasts across the world pored over the Voynich manuscript, penned by an unknown author in a language no one understands, a research team at the University of Arizona solved one of its biggest mysteries: When was the book made?

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2011-02-04 08:24:14

The potentially deadly bacterium Salmonella possesses a molecular machine that marshals the proteins it needs to hijack cellular mechanisms and infect millions worldwide.

2011-01-31 20:55:01

A team of Yale University scientists has synthesized for the first time a chemical compound called lomaiviticin aglycon, leading to the development of a new class of molecules that appear to target and destroy cancer stem cells.


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whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.