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
- The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
- A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.