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Hubble Reveals First Visual Evidence Of Milky Way's Formative Years
2013-11-14 16:35:20

HubbleSite NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has provided the first visual evidence showing how our home galaxy, the Milky Way, assembled itself into the majestic pinwheel of stars we see today. Perusing Hubble's deep-sky surveys, astronomers traced 400 galaxies similar to our Milky Way at various stages of construction over a time span of 11 billion years. "For the first time we have direct images of what the Milky Way looked like in the past," said study co-leader Pieter G. van Dokkum...

2013-10-28 23:01:00

Rockland Immunochemicals Inc. has received a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (NCI/NIH) to develop nanoprobes for in vivo imaging of cancer cells and tumors that express one of the three important cancer therapeutic targets: EGFR, Her2 and Mesothelin. This project is a joint collaboration between Rockland and Abzyme Therapeutics with in vivo imaging consultants from Yale University and the University...

Unearthed Ancient Roman Structure Predates Invention Of Mortar
2013-08-26 07:06:23

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Archaeologists digging at a long-buried city in Italy have unearthed a massive stone monument dating back at least 300 years before the Colosseum and 100 years before the invention of mortar. The new discovery indicates that the ancient Romans had developed architectural skills much earlier than previously believed. The team of 60 researchers, including 35 undergraduates and 15 graduates, from the University of Michigan and Yale...

2013-07-29 23:25:38

Chicago Tribune article follows up on Yale University study that found no evidence that Medtronic grafts are more effective than traditional treatments and questions reliability of data provided to researchers. Consumers seeking information about legal rights are still eligible to seek complimentary consultations over allegations of serious side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/medtronic.html Resource4thePeople, in its...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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