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2010-05-13 10:44:00

MOSCOW and LONDON, May 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Russo-British 65th Anniversary Victory Day celebration took place on board HMS Belfast in London on Sunday 9 May 2010 with over 200 people present.

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2010-03-23 10:12:46

The endangered freshwater mussel species has been given a welcome boost by scientists from Queen's University Belfast following a 12 year cultivation project.

2010-03-16 13:53:03

Those members of Ireland's ethnic minorities who participated in last year's St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin want to be able to express their own cultures more fully in future events.

2010-03-15 06:30:00

WOOD DALE, Ill., March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AAR CORP. (NYSE: AIR) today announced that it has been selected by Bombardier Aerospace, Belfast to design and manufacture composite flap track fairings for the wings of the new CSeries family of commercial aircraft.

2010-02-24 12:08:48

Irish hares are eighteen times more abundant in areas managed by the Irish Coursing Club (ICC) than at similar sites in the wider countryside a recent study by Queen's University Belfast has shown.

2010-02-23 14:36:02

Global chemical companies could release at least one billion Euro in cash flow if they increase their sustainability performance.

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2010-02-12 09:35:00

Researchers at Queen's University have helped produce a new archaeological tool which could answer key questions in human evolution.

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2009-12-01 12:45:00

New study identifies link between anticipated unhappiness in old age and young men’s binge drinking.

2009-11-04 13:45:21

A team of researchers at Queen's University Belfast's Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) is working to develop futuristic communications systems that could help protect frontline troops.

2009-10-30 17:04:28

North American car manufacturers have come bottom of the league in the largest ever international study of the global automobile sector's sustainability performance.


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'.