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2011-06-28 20:28:30

Older adults might need to reach for that glass of water a little more quickly than others during the hot summer months.

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2011-06-24 11:40:00

Scientists have found a way to take the temperature of dinosaurs that have been extinct for millions of years.

2011-05-30 00:00:29

CHILL Towels cool an athletes core body temperature allowing them to feel refreshed, energized and invigorated before, during and after an event. Key West, FL (PRWEB) May 28, 2011 Athletes and sport trainers know what it takes to be a champion.

2011-04-13 21:56:15

High levels of a protein associated with chronic, low-grade inflammation in the brain correlate with aspects of memory decline in otherwise cognitively normal older adults.

2011-04-04 20:00:05

Scientists at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and Harvard Medical School, Boston have found a way of mimicking the body's natural mechanism of fighting inflammation.

2011-03-16 00:00:30

Horses that don’t sweat – a condition called equine anhidrosis – run a serious health risk.

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2011-03-09 09:35:30

After years of experimenting with the feces of large cats, a team from the University of Queensland discovered that the feces of tigers is an effective deterrent in warding off animal pests such as goats and kangaroos from certain plants.

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2011-02-18 06:05:00

Black bears show surprisingly significant and previously unobserved slowing of their metabolism during and after hibernation.

2011-01-22 00:00:43

13therapeutics, Inc. today announced that the company has received a new Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institutes of Health, for $3.0 million.

2011-01-20 00:00:50

Over 1.7 million bottles of Nopalea™ – the natural anti-inflammatory drink by TriVita – have been sold, announced the company.


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'.