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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

mice love hormone
2014-10-12 07:11:48

The discovery of a small group of neurons that respond to oxytocin in mice has shed new light on how the so-called “love hormone” actually causes females to become sexually interested in a potential mate, claims a new study appearing in the October 9 edition of Cell.

2014-07-01 10:58:24

About seven days after conception, something remarkable occurs in the clump of cells that will eventually become a new human being.

2014-06-24 12:27:35

PHILADELPHIA, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ten researchers were named Pew Latin American Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences today by The Pew Charitable Trusts.

Human Nose Can Distinguish More Than 1 Trillion Scents
2014-03-21 04:48:03

For decades, experts have claimed that people were capable of detecting 10,000 different odors, but new research appearing in March 21 edition of Science suggests that the actual number of scents detectable by the human nose is considerably higher.

2014-02-28 12:28:07

The New York Genome Center and The Rockefeller University's finding of a mutation that is present in 15 out of 15 patients suggests new opportunities for diagnosis and treatment of cancer, and leads

2013-09-19 23:38:35

Texas Children’s Hospital is excited to announce that on December 5, 2013, Dr.


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'.