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2014-12-04 16:25:20

Institute Devoted to Bench-to-Bedside Research to Advance New Treatments and Therapies that Target Childhood Diseases and Disorders NEW YORK, Dec.

2014-01-31 12:25:20

U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer Helps Commemorate Opening of Building that Nearly Doubles Medical College's Research Space, Enhances Student Education NEW YORK, Jan.

2014-01-30 12:28:14

Sen. Charles E. Schumer Cuts Ceremonial Ribbon NEW YORK, Jan.

2014-01-06 16:27:34

Leadership Will Dramatically Showcase How Weill Cornell Will "Target" Cancer to Drive Excellence in Cancer Treatment and Care NEW YORK, Jan.

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2009-11-08 06:00:00

A Chinese scholar condemned during the Cultural Revolution for moving a unique compilation of mushrooms out of China was celebrated on Saturday when his extraordinary collection finally came home.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]