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2014-11-14 23:01:54

Andrew Solomon, Matthew Meselson and Marlo Thomas honored at 9th annual Double Helix Medals Dinner Cold Spring Harbor, NY (PRWEB) November 14, 2014 More

2014-03-20 23:31:55

Hospital leaders everywhere, who have spent millions of dollars and countless hours implementing safe surgery checklists, are now wondering if this investment was a waste after a study from The

2014-02-04 12:21:21

- He was the first to describe a case of co-evolution - between butterflies and plants - and how it may contrive to generate biological diversity MADRID, Feb.

2013-12-02 23:04:41

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) annually presents the Maxwell Finland Award and the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Humanitarian Award to recognize individuals for their outstanding


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.