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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.

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2010-04-26 08:10:10

In dark, rich soils on every continent, microbes dealing with the effects of climate change aren't accelerating global warming the way scientists had predicted, a study by researchers at the University of California at Irvine, Colorado State University and Yale University shows.

2010-04-20 13:48:54

Yale University engineers have found that the defects in carbon nanotubes cause T cell antigens to cluster in the blood and stimulate the body's natural immune response.

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2010-04-19 12:11:53

Paleontologists have discovered a new species of dinosaur with a softball-sized lump of solid bone on top of its skull, according to a paper published in the April issue of the journal Cretaceous Research.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.