Science News Archive - June 02, 2003
By Colette Bouchez, HealthScoutNews ReporterHealthScoutNews -- New research reveals important new links between sperm defects and recurring miscarriage, an association doctors long suspected but could not prove.
Word of the Day
- A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
- A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).