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2012-05-19 23:14:15

ITRA Global's premier all-day event with two panel discussions for European corporate executives and decision makers will provide vital information to European companies considering expansion or relocation in the Americas. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) May 18, 2012 ITRA Global, one of the largest real estate organizations devoted to the representation of corporate tenants and occupiers of commercial real estate worldwide, has announced that Louisiana Economic Development (LED) will sponsor the...

2012-05-16 11:00:01

An international treaty is a promising tool for improving the coherence, fairness, efficiency, and sustainability of the global health research and development system according to international experts writing in this week's PLoS Medicine. Suerie Moon from the Harvard Global Health Institute, Jorge Bermudez from Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, and Ellen 't Hoen from the University of Amsterdam argue that such a treaty–an R&D treaty–should...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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