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Endangered Wildlife Threatened By Cashmere Trade
2013-07-25 07:28:06

Growing demand for cashmere in Western markets is threatening several types of endangered creatures, including the snow leopard native to the mountain ranges of Central Asia, claims new research appearing in the August issue of the journal Conservation Biology.

Scientists Clone Kashmir Goat
2012-03-16 07:33:18

Scientists and researchers at Sker-e-Kashmir University of Agriculture Sciences and Technology (SKUAST) have successfully cloned a rare Pashmina goat.


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'.