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Researchers Discover Why Rudolph's Nose Is Red
2012-12-18 09:14:25

Rudolph the red nose reindeer has been heralded as a Christmas classic for decades, but why is his nose so red?

2011-04-20 11:13:00

NEW YORK, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Any frequent flier knows that spending hours on a crowded plane seems like the perfect way to pick up a cold or flu.

2007-01-14 03:00:08

By Mino-Kenudson, Mari; Tomita, Shigeki; Lauwers, Gregory Y * Context.-Reactive gastropathy is the second most common diagnosis made on gastric biopsies.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.