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  • n. Plural form of researcher.


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  • Research on whether women like chocolate more than men has yielded mixed results, in part because craving-the term researchers tend to use when talking about chocolate proclivities-is an inherently subjective phenomenon.

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  • The term researchers use is "co-rumination" to describe frequently or obsessively discussing the same problem.

    Impact Lab

  • In 2008, more than a year after the Shaoguan plant was briefly shut following a cadmium leak into the North River, researchers from a group of Chinese universities found high levels of thallium there.

    Shenzhen Zinc Producer Halts Operations

  • In a related paper published in Science to coincide with the release of the 1000 Genomes Project findings, researchers from the University of Washington showed how data from the project can be used for more-specific questions that couldn't be studied before.

    Most Human Gene Variations Identified, Scientists Report

  • The next element identified by researchers is a little harder to appropriate.

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  • In the study, conducted by researchers from the University of Chicago and the University of Wisconsin and funded by the National Institutes of Health, 10 sedentary, overweight people ages 35 to 49 were placed on a moderately calorie-restricted diet and observed for two 14-day periods.

    Lack of sleep may hinder weight loss

  • When researchers from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases included all deaths from illnesses that flu aggravates, like lung disease or chronic heart failure, they found that flu accounts for, at most, 10 percent of winter deaths among the elderly.

    Does the Vaccine Matter?

  • Physicians and researchers from the Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition in collaboration with the Division of Endocrinology are investigating the causes of poor growth and delayed puberty in children with AGS.

    Clinical and Collaborative Liver Disease Research

  • John Allport, 76, gave a scuba tank that he had filled in 1968 to researchers from the CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research labs.

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  • Similarly, at the 4th European Symposium on Non-Lethal Weapons in 2007, researchers from the Institute of Experimental Medicine and Charles University in Prague described the effects on macaque monkeys of combinations of drugs that produce a rapid loss of aggressive behaviour4.

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