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2015-01-26 12:25:20

Andrew Bolton wins $100,000 Vilcek Prize NEW YORK, Jan.

2014-01-29 12:25:06

Neri Oxman Selected as Winner of Vilcek Prize for Design Yasaman Hashemian, Mansour Ourasanah, and Quilian Riano receive the Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in

2010-03-08 12:59:00

Biomedical Pioneer Alexander Varshavsky and Culinary Innovator Jose Andres Honored for Lifetime Achievement; Harmit Malik and Varin Keokitvon Recognized for Demonstrating Creative Promise NEW YORK, March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Vilcek Foundation is pleased to announce the 2010 winners of its annual prizes for biomedical science and the arts.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.