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2015-01-22 04:21:13

Global research alliance ENIGMA finds 8 common gene mutations leading to brain age in over 30,000 brain scans that may one day unlock mysteries of Alzheimer's, autism and other neurological disorders

2014-12-01 23:06:50

As part of a new expansion, the USC Eye Institute in Los Angeles has added new specialists for future research, education, and care in the field of ophthalmology. Los

2014-01-07 12:27:12

Richard H. Scheller and Thomas C. Sudhof on Tuesday, March 4 NEW YORK, Jan.

2012-07-10 10:42:24

A naturally occurring protein called TLR1 plays a critical role in protecting the body from illnesses caused by eating undercooked pork or drinking contaminated water.

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2010-12-17 11:18:35

Study demonstrates connection between autism and traffic pollution.


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'.