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2013-04-26 14:11:20

Proteins, unlike diamonds, aren't forever.

2010-10-15 16:27:40

Stem cells, the prodigious precursors of all the tissues in our body, can make almost anything, given the right circumstances.


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'.