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Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System
2014-04-27 04:18:45

A few decades ago, instruments capable of tapping into a person’s nervous system to help restore movement, sensations or cognitive function seemed impossible. Now, however, researchers have released a how-to guide for those interested in building their own brain-machine interfaces.

2008-07-04 09:00:30

The city of Grapevine, TX will remember the 33 flight crew members lost on September 11, 2001 in a moving dedication ceremony beginning at 10 a.m. today. The first significant national 9/11 Flight Crew Memorial will be dedicated at 1000 Texan Trail by Mayor William D.

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'.