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Novel LEDs Lead The Way To Cheaper Displays
2013-11-08 10:42:54

Applications in smart phones or luminescent bathroom tiles conceivable / Collaboration of Bonn University, Regensburg University, the University of Utah and MIT

2013-07-23 12:35:54

In 2006 the island of Java, Indonesia was struck by a devastating earthquake followed by the onset of a mud eruption to the east, flooding villages over several square kilometers and that continues to erupt today.

2013-05-13 11:11:03

Many people express objections against child labor, exploitation of the workforce or meat production involving cruelty against animals.

2013-04-23 14:34:19

For a long time, scientists have dreamt of converting undesirable white fat cells into brown fat cells and thus simply have excess pounds melt away.

Remarkable Success In Patients With Major Depression
2013-04-09 15:34:35

For the first time, physicians from the Bonn University Hospital have stimulated patients' medial forebrain bundles

2013-02-07 15:02:51

The climate is getting warmer, and sea levels are rising – a threat to island nations.

Corn Has Many Active Genes, Could Produce High Yield
2012-12-03 11:45:34

Researchers at the University of Bonn investigate 1 of the oldest mysteries of plant breeding

2012-10-11 11:23:06

Testosterone is considered THE male hormone, standing for aggression and posturing.

2012-07-31 12:31:13

Cup provided key clue

2012-07-06 10:25:40

Feelings of anxiety very effectively prevent people from getting into situations that are too dangerous.


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'.