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Syria On High Alert, Possible Poliovirus Infections Detected In 22 People
2013-10-25 09:39:19

Last week the World Health Organization (WHO) reported a cluster of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) cases in the Syrian Arab Republic. This cluster was first detected in early October in the Deir al-Zor province and is currently under investigation by public health officials.

Retina iPad Mini Release Delayed
2013-10-02 11:17:59

A report today indicates Apple may be having production problems with its new Retina iPad Mini, delaying its release until early next year.

Bill Gates May Be Pushed Out Of Chairman Role At Microsoft
2013-10-02 08:15:01

A report from Reuters claims some of Microsoft’s top investors are pressing the board to dismiss co-founder Bill Gates from his role as company chairman. This report comes as the company is looking for a new CEO to replace Steve Ballmer who announced his retirement late in August.

2013-09-18 23:34:02

In a key development in its initiative ferreting out alleged insider trading in securities, derivatives, swaps and other risk instruments, Young Law Group announces that whistleblower Mark Rosenblum

2013-09-05 23:20:15

Comfort & Harmony™ comments on new research that shows a connection between breastfeeding and intelligence.

Medical Trials Offer Positive Results For Specific Class Of Diabetes Drug
2013-09-03 07:59:01

While a new class of diabetes pill known as DPP-4 inhibitors does not appear to increase a person’s risk of heart attack, there is some indication that there could be other negative cardiovascular effects associated with the drugs.

UN Report Climate Change Man Made
2013-08-19 09:50:41

A new report from the UN scales back some previous predictions but states humans are responsible for global warming with more certainty than ever.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.