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Missing lab mice infected with plague

The FBI and New Jersey officials have started a hushed but intensive search for three missing lab mice reportedly infected with deadly strains of plague.

dateSep 15, 2005 in
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Logo Can Make You 'Think Different'

Whether you are a Mac person or a PC person, even the briefest exposure to the Apple logo may make you behave more creatively, according to recent research from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business ...

dateMar 18, 2008 in Other
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Half of your friends lost in seven years

Had a good chat with someone recently? Has a good friend just helped you to do up your home? Then you will be lucky if that person still does that in seven years time. Sociologist Gerald Mollenhorst investigated how the context ...

dateMay 28, 2009 in Social Sciences
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New mathematics-based sculpture unveils fourth dimension

Artistic works traditionally carry significance beyond their physical beauty, but a new sculpture in the McAllister Building headquarters of the Penn State Department of Mathematics may carry that tradition ...

dateOct 20, 2005 in
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Jesus Walked on Ice, Study Says

The New Testament story describes Jesus walking on water in the Sea of Galilee but according to a study led by Florida State University Professor of Oceanography Doron Nof, it's more likely that he walked on ...

dateApr 04, 2006 in
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Scientists develop bird flu vaccine

University of Pittsburgh scientists say they've genetically engineered an avian flu vaccine that has proven 100 percent effective in mice and chickens.

dateJan 26, 2006 in
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Safe Nuclear Power and Green Hydrogen Fuel

Nuclear power is being shunned. It’s not surprising, after the serious accident at Chernobyl in 1986 that made the Russian city’s name synonymous with disaster. The potential exists for more of the same ...

dateDec 11, 2005 in feature
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