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2012-03-27 11:47:59

With an understanding of science and technology growing ever more important for full participation in a democratic society, the world's largest scientific society today is holding a special symposium on how scientists can better communicate their work to the public. The American Chemical Society (ACS), which has more than 164,000 members, will host the event, "Communicating Chemistry to the Public," as part of its 243rd National Meeting & Exposition, being held here. It begins at 1...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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