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2014-08-04 09:15:31

Preventing weight gain, obesity, and ultimately diabetes could be as simple as keeping a nuclear receptor from being activated in a small part of the brain.

2014-07-21 09:39:42

From the physics labs at Yale University to the bottom of a played-out gold mine in South Dakota, a new generation of dark matter experiments is ready to commence.

Predatory Characteristics Of Extinct Sea Scorpion Reexamined
2014-07-11 10:42:07

Scientists from Yale University studied the extinct pterygotid eurypterid, a giant sea scorpion, the largest arthropod that ever lived. It was always believed to be a fierce predator, but a recent study revealed that may not have been the case.

2014-06-27 11:52:30

Given the chance to vote, people will leave behind a legacy of resources that ensures the survival of the next generation.

Man With Hair-Loss Disease Gets New Growth Using Arthritis Drug
2014-06-19 15:21:48

Doctors at Yale University administered treatment for a non-curable disease (alopecia universalis) in a 25-year-old man that left him without any hair. After the treatment, the man grew a full head of hair.

2014-06-17 08:28:31

Companies expect to commence first-in-human studies of Trx-1 in ovarian cancer in 1H15 BOSTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian oncology drug development company Novogen

2014-06-09 20:21:21

UNITY, Maine, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The environmental college President whose vision helped ignite a growing national divestment movement sees education reform coupled with

Decomposing Logs Show Local Factors Play A Greater Role Than Climate
2014-06-03 15:34:25

A new Yale-led study challenges the long-held assumption that climate is the primary driver of how quickly organic matter decomposes in different regions, a key piece of information used in formulating climate models.

2014-06-03 12:15:53

A multi-center phase I study using an investigational drug for advanced bladder cancer patients who did not respond to other treatments has shown promising results in patients with certain tumor types.

Daily 20-Minute Walks Could Help Seniors Stave Off Major Disability
2014-05-28 08:42:28

Moderate exercise is the key to good health in nearly every situation. That is especially true for older adults, according to countless commercials and public health sources.


Word of the Day
immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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