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2014-11-02 23:00:21

PATH announces faster, easy-to-use test, the first in a suite of tools to help stamp out neglected tropical diseases in the world’s most vulnerable communities. Seattle

2014-11-01 23:00:52

On Saturday, November 15, 2014 the South Florida community will have the opportunity to walk at Hugh Taylor Birch State Park in Fort Lauderdale, in support of finding a cure for blinding retinal

2014-10-31 23:11:14

Techshare Middle East is a conference and exhibition discussing accessibility and assistive technology at a national and regional level with international participation.

2014-10-30 20:23:26

DUBLIN, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cv6xbq/global_glaucoma) has announced the addition of the "Global

2014-10-30 08:35:10

-- Unique Billing Code Allows Separate Payment for Omidria -- SEATTLE, Oct.

2014-10-24 08:26:13

Dropless cataract surgery created a "buzz" and was a "hot topic" at this year's AAO meeting SAN DIEGO, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2014-10-22 23:09:35

Expert ophthalmologists at Beverly Hills Medical Center in Kuwait comment on new developments in DNA testing for congenital cataracts. Kuwait (PRWEB) October


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2010-09-23 19:56:17

The Braille system is a method that is widely used by blind people to read and write. It was devised in 1821 by Louis Braille, a blind Frenchman. The Braille characters are made up of six dot positions arranged in a rectangle containing two columns of three dots each. Including a subset when dots are not raised, there are sixty-four possible subsets. The positions on the grid are number 1-3 from top to bottom, on the left, and 4-6 from top to bottom on the right. Horizontal Braille text is...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.