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2008-07-07 12:00:25

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Colin Finan of Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, +1-202-691-4321, colin.finan@wilsoncenter.org Federal Research Programs Must Be Realigned to Meet the Environmental and Economic Challenges of the Future WASHINGTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an article recently published in the journal Science, a group of former senior federal officials call for the establishment of an independent Earth Systems Science Agency (ESSA) to meet the...


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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