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American Chemical Society Meeting Begins
2012-08-20 06:07:49

The 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) kicked off in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Sunday, bringing about vibrant announcements regarding research and new discoveries.

2012-08-18 23:02:26

Complete Flooring Supply (CFS) will be the Presenting Sponsor at the 2012 American Cancer Society's Pink Ribbon golf tournament to be held September 25 in Suwanee, GA. The American Cancer

Sustainable Future: Alternative Energy Source From Rivers Flowing Into Oceans
2012-07-29 09:23:05

Wind, hydroelectric, and solar power currently dominate the renewable power sector, but a new process could usher in a new genre of electric power-generating stations.

2012-06-21 11:12:31

One in eight people who suffer a heart attack or other acute coronary event experience clinically significant symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

2012-06-21 06:20:06

Each year, about 1.4 million people in the United States experience an acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Numerous studies have suggested that ACS induced PTSD is common and a meta-analysis of 24 studies shows 1 in 8 heart patients suffer from PTSD.

2012-06-18 23:14:26

News media and others interested in advancing the role of green chemistry can join a panel discussion on Wednesday, June 20, during the 16th annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • 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'.