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2008-05-29 10:34:28

Three scientists in fields of neuroscience, astrophysics and nanoscience became the first recipients of the Kavil prizes on Wednesday.

2006-03-20 13:50:00

Columbia University said on Monday it plans to build a center dedicated to studying the brain and behavior using a $200 million gift that is the largest received by the institution.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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