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2010-11-04 13:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jon M. Huntsman, Founder and Executive Chairman of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) and Chairman of a number of privately held companies, announced today that Mr. H. E.

2010-10-28 08:00:00

SYOSSET, N.Y., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Bernice Duffy Johnson, of Durham, North Carolina, has been included in the Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of education. ABOUT DR. BERNICE DUFFY JOHNSON Dr.

2010-10-27 09:26:06

Software edits huge images in seconds instead of hours.

2010-10-06 15:30:00

NASA wrapped up one of its largest hurricane research efforts ever last week after nearly two months of flights that broke new ground in the study of tropical cyclones and delivered data that scientists will now be able to analyze for years to come.

2010-09-27 08:15:00

If you don't hear directions, you can feel them.

2010-09-15 19:06:57

The Intermountain West is renowned for the beauty of its towering mountains and high deserts, but according to new research from an investigator with the University of Utah Brain Institute the region's lofty altitudes significantly influence a deadly problem: the high prevalence of suicides in this part of the country.

2010-09-07 08:28:02

In an early step toward letting severely paralyzed people speak with their thoughts, University of Utah researchers translated brain signals into words using two grids of 16 microelectrodes implanted beneath the skull but atop the brain.

2010-08-31 13:03:30

As any nine-to-fiver will testify, a new paycheck brings with it a familiar sense of freedom, albeit one that dwindles in lockstep with the balance in one's checking account.

Word of the Day
  • 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'.