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2005-10-10 09:15:09

By Patrick Lannin STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - An American and an Israeli won the 2005 Nobel prize for economics on Monday for their work on "game theory," which can help resolve trade and business conflicts, and even play a role in avoiding war.

2005-10-10 10:09:29

By Patrick Lannin STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - An American and an Israeli won the 2005 Nobel prize for economics on Monday for their work on "game theory," which can help explain and resolve trade and business conflicts, and even play a role in avoiding war.

2005-10-10 07:26:40

By Patrick Lannin STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - An American and an Israeli won the 2005 Nobel prize for economics on Monday for their work on the "game theory" analysis of strategic options, which can help resolve conflicts in trade and business -- and even avoid war.

2005-10-10 06:35:05

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Israel's Robert Aumann and American Thomas Schelling won the 2005 Nobel economics prize on Monday for their "game-theory analysis," which can help resolve conflicts in trade and business -- and even avoid war.

2005-10-10 06:30:58

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Israel's Robert Aumann and American Thomas Schelling won the 2005 Nobel economics prize on Monday for their "game-theory analysis," which can help resolve conflicts in trade and business -- and even avoid war.

2005-07-29 10:34:50

BOSTON (Reuters) - The only black member of Harvard University's seven-person governing board said on Friday he had resigned because he could no longer support the school's controversial president, Lawrence Summers.


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'.