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2009-09-23 15:06:10

Contrary to the prevailing view, the hormone leptin, which is critical for normal food intake and metabolism, appears to regulate bone mass and suppress appetite by acting mainly through serotonin pathways in the brain.

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2009-06-18 09:00:50

Throughout the animal kingdom brilliant colors or elaborate behavioral displays serve as "advertisements" for attracting mates.

2009-05-27 11:16:49

Most polluted or damaged ecosystems worldwide can recover within a lifetime if societies commit to their cleanup or restoration, according to an analysis of 240 independent studies by researchers at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.

2009-05-05 11:17:00

NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandeep C. Ramesh is recognized by Continental Who's Who, as an ambitious Yale Law School graduate, who is beginning to make his mark on the legal world. Mr.

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2009-05-05 06:25:00

A new program, backed by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, aims to guide health workers past the stigma of asking important patient questions about serious substance abuse problems.

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2009-05-04 07:23:35

Yale researchers describe a breakthrough in safe and effective administration of potential antiviral drugs — small interfering RNA (siRNA) molecules that silence genes — the first step in development of a new kind of treatment for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

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2009-04-27 08:21:10

As researchers push towards detection of single molecules, single electron spins and the smallest amounts of mass and movement, Yale researchers have demonstrated silicon-based nanocantilevers, smaller than the wavelength of light, that operate on photonic principles eliminating the need for electric transducers and expensive laser setups.

2009-04-16 15:35:19

A single crafty protein allows the deadly bacterium Salmonella enterica to both invade cells lining the intestine and hijack cellular functions to avoid destruction, Yale researchers report in the April 17 issue of the journal Cell.

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2009-03-30 08:00:00

Observing how a child reacts to animated cartoons may aid in identifying autism, new research has implied.

2009-03-24 11:44:00

Learners Around the World Gain Access to Academic Superstars NEW YORK, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Academic Earth, a social entrepreneurship venture focused on expanding the availability of high-quality educational opportunities for people around the globe, announced Tuesday the launch of its website at http://AcademicEarth.org. Academic Earth offers free access to online video of full courses and guest lectures from leading educational institutions including Yale, Harvard, and MIT. "The...


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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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