Latest Stephen Duffy Stories

2011-06-28 12:35:00

Breast cancer screening with mammograms has shown proven results in a significant reduction in the number of breast cancer deaths, according to a long-term Swedish study. The long-running and largest-ever breast cancer screening study has shown that regular mammograms has increased the number of lives saved over time, the research team said on Tuesday. The study, published online in the journal Radiology, followed more than 130,000 women in two communities in Sweden. An international team...

2008-07-11 00:00:13

U.S. recording artist Alicia Keys may sing the title song for Quantum of Solace, the 22nd James Bond movie, sources said. Beyonce, Leona Lewis, Duran Duran, Jack White, Duffy and Annie Lennox are some of the other performers who submitted songs for consideration to producers of the film, which stars British actor Daniel Craig as the suave secret agent, E! Online said. Although no official announcement has been made, a source told the entertainment news Web site, I believe Alicia is the...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.