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2015-03-30 12:31:00

Structures of human P2Y1 receptor bring new excitement to GPCR research BEIJING, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of Chinese and US scientists has determined the high-resolution

2014-12-11 00:20:29

Advances in ALS Research and Environmental Science Are among the Hottest Research Fields, while Genomic Editing and Solar Cell Fabrication Emerge as Leading Research Fronts PHILADELPHIA,

2014-07-28 08:21:39

Working together to tackle core technologies and key materials and jointly training postgraduates and doctors in the battery sector. DALIAN, China, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China

Miniature digital zenith telescope
2014-06-04 02:00:53

As a kind of ground-based optical astrometric instrument, zenith telescope observes stars near zenith, which substantially reduces the influence of normal atmospheric refraction.

2014-04-30 12:31:18

Structures of human P2Y12 receptor key to next generation of antithrombotic drugs SHANGHAI, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An international team led by scientists at the Shanghai Institute

2014-02-03 08:32:02

SHENZHEN, China, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Information Technology, Inc.

2013-06-12 23:15:23

The Chinese Academy of Sciences has translated and published a Chinese edition of Climate Change Reconsidered and Climate Change Reconsidered: 2011 Interim Report, two hefty volumes containing


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'.