A newly discovered cache of industry documents reveals that the sugar industry worked closely with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the 1960s and '70s to develop a federal research...
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Word of the Day
- One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.
Quote of the DayThe effort to understand the universe is one of the very few things that lifts human life a little above the level of farce, and gives it some of the grace of tragedy.
- Steven Weinberg (b. 1933), U.S. theoretical physicist.