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2011-02-02 15:42:08

A new study led by researchers at Rhode Island Hospital in collaboration with the University of Rhode Island (URI) and EpiVax. Inc, a privately owned vaccine development company in Providence, RI, has identified a potential vaccine capable of reducing colonization of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) -- a known cause of gastritis, ulcer disease and cancer.

2010-10-15 12:30:00

The world's longest tunnel was started on Friday using a giant drilling machine to help clear a path deep beneath the Swiss Alps.

2010-10-12 07:58:00

BERN, Switzerland, October 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Gotthard Base Tunnel - at 57 kilometres the longest railway tunnel in the world - will achieve breakthrough on October 15, 2010.

2006-07-26 00:23:58

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's unpopular president Roh Moo-hyun faced another likely setback to his leadership on Wednesday as voting started in parliamentary by-elections that were expected to be swept by the main opposition.

2005-10-12 07:35:00

By Sheikh Mushtaq SULTANDAKI, India (Reuters) - Khatija Bibi sits beside her injured son wrapped in a woolen blanket on a stretcher in front of what was once her house in Indian Kashmir. It's cold and the rain is pouring as the 45-year-old housewife shivers.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.