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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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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