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stream restoration project in Baltimore
2014-09-10 23:04:46

Urban waters record the salt in our food, cement in our sidewalks, University of Maryland scientist says.

2008-06-26 12:03:09

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Deborah Kirschner, +1-212-229-5667 ext 4310, kirschnd@newschool.edu, or Bridget Fisher, +1-212-229-5667 ext 3094, fisherb@newschool.edu, both of the New School NEW YORK, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The New School has announced that it is launching a groundbreaking new undergraduate degree program in Environmental Studies* that is amongst the first to bring together urban ecosystems and sustainable design: two areas of study that together constitute a new frontier...


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'.