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2006-02-25 10:20:00

U.S. and Canadian skiers banging through the slalom gates at the Olympics are benefiting from new fluid armor technology that is also being looked to as a battlefield lifesaver.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.