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2013-05-02 23:17:25

From Dan Handley Science Media, LLC, American Public Television begins distributing UNDAUNTED: The Forgotten Giants of the Allegheny Observatory, a one-hour documentary that tells the inspirational

Patients Who Have Difficulty Swallowing Could Soon Be Tested More Effectively
2013-03-26 12:11:39

Those suffering from swallowing difficulties, especially stroke patients, could be evaluated more efficiently and noninvasively thanks to research under way at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Toronto.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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