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2010-05-03 13:55:00

A simple salad spinner will save lives this summer, if everything goes as planned by two Rice University undergraduates. The spinner has been turned, so to speak, into a rudimentary centrifuge that medical clinics in developing countries can use to separate blood without electricity. Rice sophomore Lila Kerr and freshman Lauren Theis will take their 'Sally Centrifuge' abroad for nearly two months this summer as part of Beyond Traditional Borders (BTB), Rice's global health initiative that...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.