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2005-10-26 01:15:45

ST. LOUIS, Missouri (Reuters) - A Missouri man who killed two women by pushing them off a bridge spanning the Mississippi River was put to death early Wednesday, a Missouri prison official said. Marlin Gray, 38, died at 12:07 a.m. CDT after workers at the Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center in Bonne Terre, Missouri, injected him with a series of lethal drugs, stopping his heart. Gray was convicted and sentenced to death for his role in the April 1991 rapes and...

2005-10-03 14:43:00

A new digital angiography flat panel system reduces the radiation dose to patients undergoing interventional treatment for liver cancer by about one-fourth, a new study shows. The study compared the radiation dose to patient's skin during transcatheter arterial embolization, a procedure that blocks the flow of a blood to a tumor. Doses were assessed for 12 patients using a new angiography unit with a digital flat-panel system and 12 using a conventional unit for angiographic imaging. The...


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Mangalarga horse
2014-06-17 07:42:08

The Mangalarga is a breed of horse originating in Brazil. The horse was developed by Francisco Gabriel Junqueira on his land, by crossbreeding Royal Alter stallions with local mares. In 1812, Junqueira began to breed Mangalarga horses with Thoroughbred, Arabian and American Saddlebred stallions. He also used one Saddlebred mare and one Lusitano stallion. The Mangalarga Marchador horse was a result of the crossbreeding. Originally the two horses were classified as one breed, but today,...

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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.