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2015-05-21 16:24:26

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada have renewed a partnership agreement to continue critical research in the area of aircraft

2015-01-15 12:28:18

NRC selects Bioenterprise Corporation as one of Canada's top accelerators GUELPH, ON, Jan.

2014-10-01 16:26:37

Axxess is committed to improving access to quality health care through technology DALLAS, Oct.

2014-06-25 23:05:10

Edmonton technology start-up LoginRadius receives contribution from the Industrial Research Assistance Program to continue developing business-focused, online social platforms for the future.

2014-06-04 12:21:47

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from NASA regarding the National Research Council report, "Pathways to Exploration - Rationales and Approaches

2014-05-21 12:53:11

Out of the thousands of chemicals used for countless everyday products, about 500 have been assessed for potential health risks by the federal program tasked with this colossal duty.

2014-03-04 14:09:11

In a new paper in the journal Health Affairs, several participants in a workshop convened by the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine unveil their recommendations to improve health care for prisoners both during incarceration and after release.


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'.