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neural prosthetic
2015-05-25 10:46:57

Erik G. Sorto has become the first person in the world to have a neural prosthetic device implanted in the part of the brain where intentions are made. He has been able to perform handshakes, drink a beverage, and even play “rock, paper, scissors,” using this arm. Awesome!

2015-05-25 08:21:31

Stock Market SymbolsGIB.A (TSX)GIB (NYSE)www.cgi.com/newsroom MONTRÉAL, May 25,

2015-05-25 08:21:05

Once-daily oral medication to be reimbursed for first-line use MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 25, 2015 /CNW/ - Genzyme, a Sanofi company, announced today that PEI Pharmacare has included

2015-05-25 08:21:03

WARWICK, R.I., May 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A surprising number of Americans are unclear whether their health insurance works outside the US, according to a new

2015-05-25 04:22:05

BEIJING, May 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vimicro International Corporation (NASDAQ: VIMC) ("Vimicro" or the "Company"), a leading video surveillance technology and solution provider in China, today

2015-05-25 04:20:17

VANCOUVER, May 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Red Eagle Mining Corporation (TSX-V: RD, OTCQX: RDEMF, SSE-V: RDCL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Chui Wong as Chief Financial Officer

2015-05-24 23:00:50

The Northern California Medical Associates Cardiovascular Services offers regular cardiovascular screening tests and is committed to educating patients about heart and stroke prevention to highlight

2015-05-24 23:00:37

The Firm is representing testosterone lawsuit plaintiffs in the federal proceeding, all of whom allegedly experienced serious cardiovascular complications due to their use of low testosterone

2015-05-24 23:00:31

Women's Excellence in Menopause sees many patients for concerns about menopausal hair loss, now provides treatment. Birmingham, Lake Orion, Clarkston, Metamora,

2015-05-24 23:00:28

Women’s Excellence now provides urodynamic tests, which will allow them to take pressure measurements in patients’ bladder and urethra. Birmingham, Lake


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Damara Sheep
2014-09-25 08:50:59

The Damara sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated Egypt and Eastern Asia and eventually moved to the areas that are now Angola and Namibia. The breed became isolated in Namibia and southern Angola, where it remained free from the influence of other breeds for many years. It was named after the regions where it is known to have originated, which was once known as Gross Damaraland. The Damara sheep is a fat-tailed breed that can be black, brown, white, or black and white pied in...

British Milksheep
2014-09-22 07:50:24

The Bristish milksheep, previously known as the Alderbred, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the Northumberland region of England. Although the exact origin of the breed is unknown, it is known to have been derived from flocks of the Eastrip Prolific, Dorset Horn, and Bluefaced Leicester breeds. Selective breeding was used to enhance productivity using breeds like the East Friesian and Texel, but this breeding did not focus on a uniform appearance. Later, the British...

Belgian Landrace
2014-08-27 09:35:46

The Belgian landrace, also known as the Belgian lop-eared, Belgian improved landrace, or the improved Belgian, is a breed of domestic pig that can be found in northern areas of Belgium. It was developed when English pigs were imported into Belgium, after which time they were improved upon until 1930, when they were bred with German landrace pigs. The resulting breed was crossbred with Dutch landrace pigs in 1945 and later other breeds including those from Germany and Luxemburg. This breed...

British Friesian Cattle
2014-07-12 11:44:10

The British Friesian is a breed of cattle from the United Kingdom. The modern British Friesian dominated the dairy cattle population from the 1950s through the 1980s. Stock as well as semen were exported during this time throughout the world. The original Friesian breed was imported to ports of England and Scotland during the 1800s until it was stopped in 1892 when a threat of foot and mouth disease became a concern. By the end of 1912 there were 1,000 bulls and 6,000 cows registered in...

Blue Gray Cattle
2014-07-12 10:27:38

The Blue Grey is a breed of beef cattle that is popular in Scotland and north of England. It was developed by crossing a white bred shorthorn and Black Galloway cows. The color of the Blue Grey is roan blue. However, roan coloration is not a dominant color gene and the color does not always hold true. Only about half of the calves born to two true blue roan cattle will be blue roan, the rest will be either solid white or solid black. Blue roan is only consistent in the first generation of...

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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'.