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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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2011-01-07 06:00:00

A new study published Thursday in the journal Science has found that female butterflies that grow up in colder temperatures become more aggressive as adults, actively chasing males for sex and food.

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2011-01-05 13:25:00

Scientists suggest that an extinct flightless bird from Jamaica fought rivals and predators using wings which evolved into clubs.


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