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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...

2009-03-19 09:38:44

Even in the midst of a growing economic crisis last fall, over 90 percent of Americans said that the United States should act to reduce global warming, according to a national survey released today by researchers at Yale and George Mason Universities.

2009-02-27 07:35:00

A team of Yale geologists has a new perspective on the greenhouse-to-icehouse shift where global climate changed from an ice-free world to one with massive ice sheets in the Antarctic nearly 34 million years ago.

2009-02-26 08:48:40

Yale researchers have filled in a missing gap on the molecular road map of Alzheimer's disease.

2009-02-03 10:57:25

Most animals, like humans, have separate sexes — they are born, live out their lives and reproduce as one sex or the other. However, some animals live as one sex in part of their lifetime and then switch to the other sex, a phenomenon called sequential hermaphroditism.

2009-01-27 15:00:53

Three billion years ago, a "new" amino acid was added to the alphabet of 20 that commonly make up proteins in organisms today.

2009-01-27 08:23:00

In a world of nutrition confusion, NuVal scores all foods to help consumers take charge of health BRAINTREE, Mass., Jan.

2009-01-23 08:53:09

In an upcoming issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Yale researchers used newly developed mathematical models to analyze huge amounts of data on physical characteristics such as temperature and salinity in different ocean habitats and metabolic activity in marine micro-organisms.

2009-01-15 10:11:28

Many Americans have already taken action to reduce their energy use and many others would do the same if they could afford to, according to a national survey conducted by Yale and George Mason universities.

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