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Vaccine Preservative Stirs Up International Debate
2012-12-18 05:23:54

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The U.N. Environment Program (UNEP) is considering a ban on a vaccine preservative that is widely used in developing countries. The safety of thimerosal, also known as thiomersal, has come under fire in the past, and the U.N. is expected to make a decision on the future use of the preservative after a final meeting in January, according to various media outlets. The vaccine preservative contains mercury, and was removed from most...

2012-12-11 05:03:08

Andrew Hawley from Vintage Rock Posters, a serious buyer of original 1950's and 1960's boxing style concert posters, announces his search for original Bob Dylan/Joan Baez 1965 Public Auditorium Portland, Oregon concert posters. Since 1963, Dylan and Baez were known as the King and Queen of American Folk music. Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 10, 2012 Andrew Hawley, from Vintage Rock Posters, announces his search for original Bob Dylan/Joan Baez 1965 Public Auditorium Portland, Oregon concert...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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