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2011-01-05 08:25:00

Researchers from universities in Scotland and England say that they have developed a new, highly accurate assessment for couples hoping to have a child through in-vitro fertilization (IVF).

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2008-03-11 12:30:00

British scientists reported Monday that women who are overweight during pregnancy are not likely to be programming their children to also be fat.


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'.