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2009-12-23 11:58:00

It’s been used to dye the Chicago River green on St. Patrick’s Day, it’s been used to find latent blood stains at crime scenes, and now researchers at Northwestern University have used it to examine the thinnest material in the world.

2009-04-15 08:18:31

The more dots there are, the more accurate a picture you get when you connect them. A new imaging technology could give scientists the ability to simultaneously measure as many as 100 or more distinct features in or on a single cell.


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'.