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2015-05-20 08:35:11

New Research Center Will Help Attract the Best Talent to Make Transformative Discoveries NEW YORK, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marc Tessier-Lavigne, president of The Rockefeller

2015-05-06 20:24:07

SEATTLE, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At its Global Partners Forum, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will announce the Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance Network

heat-beater beans
2015-03-25 15:01:38

They are sometimes known as the "meat of the poor". Beans, in their many forms, provide affordable protein and are vital for the food security for more than 400 million people in the developing world. Highly nutritious, rich in protein, fiber, complex carbohydrates, vitamins, iron, and other micronutrients, bean crops are a staple in many countries.

2015-03-19 12:34:24

Discover the advantages of utilizing Impact Sourcing (IS) services for your business, during Frost & Sullivan's complimentary webinar MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-06 08:25:10

Purchase College - SUNY to Host March 30th Ceremony Honoring Artists, Art Patrons and Philanthropists NEW YORK, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Tony Award and Grammy-winning

2015-03-05 16:27:06

- Equity investment of $52 million (EUR 46 million) to support construction of a new Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) production facility SEATTLE and TÜBINGEN, Germany, March 5,

2015-02-12 08:24:13

Local and regional urban practitioners in Asia urged to join expanded resilience network BANGKOK, Feb.

2015-01-27 08:37:26

"Next generation" banking system built on Iowa company's platform to be piloted by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan.

2015-01-15 12:30:53

100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation - Is Dedicated to Helping Cities around the World Build Resilience to the Physical, Social, and Economic Challenges That Are a Growing

2014-12-10 00:20:55

Buffet Tops List With US$2.1 Billion Donation, 8 of Top 10 Donors Are Americans NEW YORK, Dec.


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'.