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2006-09-11 16:40:00

If eyes are "the windows of the soul," corneas are the panes in those windows. A chemical engineer has developed a novel biomimetic mater that's finding its way into artificial corneas.


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'.