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2008-09-14 03:00:17

By d'Ancona, Matthew 'Teach me to dance.

2007-08-30 06:19:19

By Antoniou, Chrysoula V Koukouraki, Elisavet E; Diamadopoulos, Evan ABSTRACT: The aim of this work was to develop a simple and fast analytical method for the determination of a wide range of organic compounds (volatile and semivolatile compounds) in municipal wastewater.

2005-06-03 20:15:50

For years, UC students and faculty have worked in Greece to create a global model for environmental tourism. The world has taken note in the form of visits from National Geographic Traveler magazine, specialty publications and coverage from newspaper and broadcast outlets like ABCnews.com. And this summer marks a turning point.


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2007-08-14 04:23:12

The Kri-kri (Capra aegagrus creticus), sometimes called the Cretan goat, Agrimi, or Cretan Ibex, is a subspecies of wild goat. The Kri-kri is native to the Eastern Mediterranean, now found only on the island of Crete, Greece and three small islands just offshore (Dia, Thodorou and Agii Pandes). The Kri-kri is not thought to be indigenous to Crete, but was imported during the time of the Minoan civilization. Nevertheless, it is found nowhere else and the form is therefore endemic to Crete....

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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.