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2012-07-13 10:46:39

A new study published in the journal Drug Testing and Analysis found that DMAA, a stimulant often found in many nutritional and sports supplements, does not originate from natural substances and is actually comprised of synthetic compounds.

2012-03-19 11:56:42

Some 32 social scientists and researchers from around the world, including a Senior Sustainability Scholar at Arizona State University, have concluded that fundamental reforms of global environmental governance are needed to avoid dangerous changes in the Earth system.

2011-06-09 10:47:00

HARTFORD, Conn., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Youth Peace Summit (WYPS), an initiative of the Institute for International Sport, has set an important objective to give women a greater voice in the peace process. Daniel E.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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