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2009-11-04 12:15:00

A poll conducted for Britain's Science Museum on Wednesday named the X-ray the most important modern scientific achievement, beating out the Apollo spacecraft and DNA.

2009-05-29 12:00:00

With an Expansive Line-Up of FINAL FANTASY Games, the Company Announces New Portfolio of Games across Action, Shooter and RTS Genres Developed from Around the World LOS ANGELES, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of Square Enix(R) interactive entertainment products in North America, announced today a broad lineup of titles for the 2009 E3 Expo, taking place between June 2 - 4.

2008-06-17 00:00:09

Pioneering U.S. molecular biologist Gunther Stent, whose research validated the 1953 discovery of the structure of DNA, has died. The New York Times reported Stent died Thursday near his Haverford, Pa., at the age of 84. James D. Watson, who along with Francis H. C.


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'.