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peppermint
2014-12-20 08:40:58

From candy canes to special flavored coffees to any number of seasonal products, peppermint is all over the place during the holiday season. Now it's also on redOrbit. (Our colors are red and white.)

Turning Off The Cold: Neuroscientists Remove Chilly Protein From Skin
2013-02-13 07:59:08

Are you tired of being cold all the time? Do you wish you could turn the cold off at the push of a button? Well neuroscientists from the University of South Carolina (USC) may have some good news for you.

2010-06-17 13:45:00

Cold sensing neural circuits in newborn mice take around two weeks to become fully active, according to a new study.


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'.