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2012-04-13 11:29:46

Researchers at Murdoch University have used new DNA sequencing technology to reveal the animal and plant composition of traditional Chinese medicines (TCMs).

2012-04-12 23:02:57

In 2 weeks hundreds of cities in over 70 nations will celebrate World Healing Day 2012. Could the Inner Calm that T'ai Chi Produces Have Been a Catalyst for Expanding Calm and Peace Around

2012-04-10 23:01:08

To celebrate the 14th Annual World Tai Chi Day, the Tai Chi School of Westchester, est.

2012-03-20 23:02:19

With recent remarks made by Republican Presidential nominee Rick Santorum on his stance on Stem Cell Research, people suffering from Parkinson’s disease and other afflictions which can benefit


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2005-05-26 11:26:21

Cinnabar (German Zinnober), sometimes written cinnabarite, is a name applied to red mercury(II) sulfide (HgS), or native vermilion, the common ore of mercury. The name comes from the Greek, used by Theophrastus, and was probably applied to several distinct substances. Other sources say the word comes from the Persian zinjifrah, originally meaning "lost". Cinnabar was mined by the Roman Empire for its mercury content and it has been the main ore of mercury throughout the centuries. Some...

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  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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