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2009-12-01 11:01:40

Sir Peter Mansfield, The University of Nottingham's Nobel Laureate for Physiology and Medicine, is to be recognized, once again, for his part in one of the most important breakthroughs in medical science. Sir Peter, who was co-inventor of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), is to be presented with the Medical Research Council's (MRC) Millennium Medal at an awards ceremony at the Trent Building, The University of Nottingham on Monday November 30 2009. The MRC Millennium Medal recognizes an MRC...

2008-10-07 09:00:09

Recent winners of Nobel Prize for Medicine STOCKHOLM, Oct. 6, 2008 (Xinhua) -- The following are the winners of the Nobel Prize in Medicine since 2000: 2008: Harald zur Hausen (Germany), Francoise Barre-Sinoussi ( France) and Luc Montagnier (France); 2007: Mario Capecchi (the United States), Oliver Smithies (U.S.), and Martin Evans (Britain); 2006: Andrew Z. Fire (U.S.), Craig C. Mello (U.S.); 2005: Barry J. Marshall (Australia), J. Robin Warren (Australia); 2004: Richard...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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