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2010-10-06 11:10:06

Roughly 30,000 children in the US are affected by cystic fibrosis (CF) every year.

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2009-06-16 09:40:00

An international team of scientists has discovered extensive similarities between a strain of bacteria commonly associated with plants and one increasingly linked to opportunistic infections in hospital patients.

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2008-05-07 10:49:14

The genome of a newly-emerging superbug, commonly known as Steno, has just been sequenced. The results reveal an organism with a remarkable capacity for drug resistance. The research was carried out by scientists at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute near Cambridge and the University of Bristol.

2007-07-04 18:19:31

By Hiromura, Katsuhiko Furuhashi, Madoka; Minami, Kojiro; Miyazaki, Ken; Et al Abstract Septic shock during pregnancy is very rare but has high mortality.


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'.