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2012-01-30 16:00:00

With support from Abbott and the Abbott Fund, the interactive exhibit showcases the important role of science in promoting health and wellness. Kids enter a child-sized laboratory to explore machines, processes, and technology that demonstrates the role science plays to keep your body healthy. Children can meet visiting scientists from Abbott on Saturday afternoons for hands-on science demonstrations. Sausalito, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2012 Bay Area Discovery Museum is proud to present...

2011-03-14 14:51:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT), through its philanthropic foundation the Abbott Fund, is providing $3 million (245 million yen) to support immediate relief efforts in response to the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The Abbott Fund donation will be provided to the Japanese Red Cross through the American Red Cross, and longstanding global relief partner AmeriCares. "Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the earthquake and tsunami in...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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