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New Device Can Weigh Molecules One At A Time
2012-08-27 09:40:58

Caltech-led physicists create first-ever mechanical device that measures the mass of a single molecule


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.