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2014-02-25 13:49:54

Segmentation motion occurs when not 1 but 2 sets of pacemakers interact with each other to create a specific rhythm High performance athletes like Olympians can push their bodies to optimal potential, but some of the ways the human body actually works is still a mystery. Now McMaster University researchers have cleared up one aspect of how the bowels move that had mystified scientists for, well, forever. Gastroenterology scientist Jan Huizinga and his team have learned that of the...

2010-01-11 13:55:00

SC AG McMaster to Address Constitutionality of "Cornhusker Kickback" in Health Care Reform Bill WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster will discuss the review of state attorneys general into the constitutionality of the health care reform bill being considered by Congress, at a National Press Club Newsmaker press conference at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 13th, in the Zenger Room, 13th Floor, National Press Building, 529 14th...


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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