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2012-09-30 23:00:40

Omega3 Innovations releases the Omega Passion®, a chocolate truffle rich in omega-3 fish oil and beta-glucan soluble fiber, along with the Omega Cookie®, a heart-healthy cookie containing

'20 Years Of Progress In Radar Altimetry Symposium' Gains Altitude In Venice
2012-09-24 10:41:43

Scientists have gathered in the 'floating city' this week to talk about radar altimetry – measuring the heights of the global sea surface, freshwater bodies, land and ice using spaceborne sensors.

2012-08-23 23:01:23

Teenage girls are especially delinquent about eating breakfast before going off to school in the morning. This increases their obesity risk and can lower school performance.

2012-07-09 23:02:59

The shift from school into work can be a frightening thought for any junior or high school student.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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