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Murcian Flower 'Revived' After 100 Years
2011-10-13 10:16:29

The species of legume known as 'Tallante's chickpea', which has not been seen for nearly a century, has finally been studied in detail.

2011-02-28 14:49:39

A research study, in which Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) is taking part, has concluded that traditionally irrigated Mediterranean landscape has suffered an important loss of the cultural and ecological patrimony that it holds, especially as a result of the modernization of the traditional watering networks established throughout this countryside.


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'.