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2012-07-09 13:40:29

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the science community celebrates a monumental discovery, one researcher who helped lead the discovery of the God particle has been shunned by his home country. Abdus Salam, Pakistan's only Nobel laureate, helped play a crucial role in the discovery of the subatomic Higgs Boson particle that was announced last week, but he is being scrutinized by his homeland because of his religious affiliation. Salam died in 1996 and was once...

2009-03-16 13:40:00

Garment manufacturers in Bangladesh said they asked for government support to keep the industry afloat during the global economic slowdown. Leaders of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association demanded the government provide a 10 percent cash incentive based on export performance to prop up the country's largest exporting industry, The Daily Star reported Monday. BGMEA President Abdus Salam Murshedy warned that delaying support would work against the industry as competing...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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