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Latest Stephen Pflugfelder Stories

2011-04-25 16:00:15

Rice University bioengineering students responded to an ophthalmologist's cry for help with a device to diagnose dry eye, the itching and burning sensation that results when a person doesn't produce enough tears or the tears evaporate too quickly.

2010-11-08 14:56:49

Women over the age of 40 who are past menopause can take part in a research study evaluating omega-3 fatty acids or fish oil as a treatment for dry eye.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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