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2010-08-10 18:39:16

It turns out that watching paint dry might not be as boring as the old adage claims.

2010-08-03 13:19:28

Standard therapeutic techniques decrease cravings of cigarette smokers by regulating activity in two separate but related areas of the brain, a new study led by a Yale University researcher shows.

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2010-07-09 10:55:00

When Nicholas Longrich discovered a new dinosaur species with a heart-shaped frill on its head, he wanted to come up with a name just as flamboyant as the dinosaur's appearance.

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2010-06-25 05:25:00

Yale University researchers have reported an important first step in regenerating fully functional lung tissue that can exchange gas – the most critical function of the lungs.

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2010-06-25 05:11:25

Yale University engineers have for the first time created 3D models of whole intact mouse organs, a feat they accomplished using fluorescence microscopy.

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2010-06-17 12:50:00

Astronomers have glimpsed what could be the youngest known star at the very moment it is being born.

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2010-06-17 07:31:28

Paleontologists have discovered the oldest mammalian tooth marks yet on the bones of ancient animals, including several large dinosaurs.

2010-06-09 14:00:19

Researchers at Yale University have found that the risk of extinction for mountain birds due to global warming is greatest for species that occupy a narrow range of altitude.

2010-06-08 08:14:00

NEW HAVEN, Conn., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Experts from the China life science industry will meet with U.S. biotech and pharma executives June 22 for an all-day symposium at Yale University. It is the first meeting of its kind, designed to introduce U.S.

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2010-05-21 08:24:30

Biologists have identified two genes, the leucokinin neuropeptide and the leucokinin receptor, that appear to regulate meal sizes and frequency in fruit flies.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.