Latest Achilles Stories

2009-07-07 15:13:06

A new study finds that age, training or participation in high impact sports do not appear to be a factor in the development of Achilles tendon problems among older athletes.

2009-06-25 06:45:00

WALTHAM, Mass., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Achilles Test Systems (http://www.achillestest.com), a provider of products and services to organize and analyze the results of FPGA and ASIC product development, today announced that its technical paper has been accepted for publication at the 46th annual Design Automation Conference DAC (http://www.dac.com) to be held July 26-31, in San Francisco, CA.

2009-06-04 06:45:00

WALTHAM, Mass., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrew Hebb has joined Achilles Test Systems' Board of Directors. As a board member and Vice President of Business Development, Mr.

2008-12-03 11:47:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Achilles FREEDOM TEAM of Wounded Veterans will hold a special golf event on Friday, December 5 (check-in 11 a.m.) at Trump International Golf Club. Vets can receive golf lessons and then, after a buffet, tee-off at 12:15 p.m.

2008-09-11 15:00:24

By PHIL MILLER ARTS CORRESPONDENT IT is not often that Achilles, Greek hero of The Iliad, is compared with a knife-wielding gang member. Or that the heroes of Greek legend are portrayed as the thematic ancestors of the violent youth of modern Scotland.

2008-09-01 15:00:21

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I am a reasonably fit, 61-year-old male who exercises several times a week by walking and the use of Nautilus equipment. I am 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weigh 170 pounds.

2008-08-19 15:00:57

By Michael Janusonis There were so many films in this year's Rhode Island International Film Festival -- 289 to be exact -- that only a few got a chance to be reviewed in these pages.

2006-05-02 07:30:00

On a deserted green hill above the Aegean Sea, archeologists have unearthed what may be the palace of Ajax, one of the greatest heroes in Greek mythology.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.