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Benefits To Sharing Personal Health Info Via Social Media
2013-03-25 18:29:04

Though common and almost daily use of social media has been prevalent for over a decade, we, are still experiencing the advent of this technology.

Mother Deer Protect Their Future Dominant Males While They Are Still In The Womb
2013-03-07 14:09:05

A new Brigham Young University (BYU) study has delved into the longstanding debate of “Nature versus Nurture,” proving that dominant male deer are often the result of a mother’s extra special care.

Birth-defect Mystery Solved By BYU Biochemistry Professor And Students
2012-09-12 12:20:17

The cellular cause of birth defects like cleft palates, missing teeth and problems with fingers and toes has been a tricky puzzle for scientists.

2012-06-16 00:38:27

When the going gets tough, the tough ought to thank their fathers.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.