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2014-09-09 08:20:51

Board to include Alan Heeger (Nobel Laureate in Chemistry), Arno Penzias (Nobel Laureate in Physics) and Warren Stern (former Director of DNDO) MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept.

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.


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'.