Science News Archive - December 01, 2003
By PATRICK CONDON DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Doctors have used small cameras on snaking tubes for years to check patients' intestinal troubles.
Word of the Day
- In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
- In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.