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2012-06-04 14:45:19

Dr. Alan J. Garber, professor of medicine and endocrinology at Baylor College of Medicine, was elected president of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists at its 21st Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Philadelphia, on Saturday, May 27. "As president of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, I will ensure the continued success of the organization toward the development and implementation of both innovative and established strategies for successful...

2012-05-29 10:19:47

The police use of stun guns increases the risk of injuries for those on the receiving end, but tends to increase officer safety, according to the most comprehensive study of such devices to date. But when officers use stun guns in conjunction with other restraint methods, they also face an increase risk of injury. Those are the conclusions of two joint studies from the University of Central Florida and Michigan State University recently published in the journals, Justice Quarterly and...

2012-05-22 08:29:07

Medical students who have an interest in space medicine can now take courses in the world's first officially recognized space medicine track as they pursue their medical degree. The track consists of a set of electives offered at Baylor College of Medicine and is managed by BCM's Center for Space Medicine. Developed and implemented during the past four years, the space medicine track was approved by the BCM Curriculum Committee in April 2012. Popular track "This elective program...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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