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2014-03-05 08:36:35

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S.

President Obama Awards Highest Honors To Nation's Top Scientists And Innovators
2013-02-04 13:52:47

President Obama today awarded 12 eminent researchers the National Medal of Science and 11 extraordinary inventors the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the highest honors bestowed by the U.S. government upon scientists, engineers and inventors.


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'.