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2011-05-02 07:37:27

The 25-story construction crane used since 1995 to investigate such things as how Pacific Northwest forests absorb carbon dioxide, obtain sufficient water and resist attacks by pests and diseases is being pruned back to just the tower.

2010-03-27 11:20:00

The National Science Board (NSB) is pleased to announce the two recipients of its 2010 NSB Public Service Award: scientist Nalini M. Nadkarni, and the education network called Expanding Your Horizons (EYH).

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2009-04-13 16:32:05

Excursion to a rainforest canopy creates a communication bridge between scientists and policy-makers.


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'.