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2012-10-21 04:01:57

An article in the Wall Street Journal points out that, with the best of intentions, affirmative action may actual be hurting people (http://on.wsj.com/QQ5Vlg). Relationship therapist Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil has suggestions for how our society can pull together and provide opportunities for all. (PRWEB) October 20, 2012 The Wall Street Journal reveals that affirmative action may not be equipping people in the ways it was supposed to (http://on.wsj.com/QQ5Vlg). The article points out that in an...

2012-10-20 04:00:33

Program recognizing tech breakthroughs received more than 500 entries, with elite 7 percent receiving recognition; CloudPassage a runner-up in Information Security category San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 19, 2012 CloudPassage®, the leading cloud server security provider, has been recognized by The Wall Street Journal´s esteemed Annual Technology Innovation Awards as a runner-up in the Information Security category for its cloud server security platform Halo®. CloudPassage...

Microsoft Unveils Xbox Music Service
2012-10-15 09:45:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Just days before they announced their latest smartphone, the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times predicted Apple could be poised and ready to release their take on a music streaming service in the vein of Pandora or Spotify. If this rumor is true, it looks like Microsoft may beat them to the punch, as they plan to announce Xbox Music, a service with a catalog of music 30 million tracks deep and the potential penetration...

Apple Could Sell 10 Million IPad Minis in 4th Quarter
2012-10-08 15:18:12

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It was only last week that the Wall Street Journal ran a story confirming Asian suppliers have already begun “mass production” of the rumored iPad Mini. Today, they´re saying that not only is Apple preparing to release such a 7.85-inch tablet in an effort to directly compete with similar options from Amazon and Google. they´re also expecting it to sell pretty well: “10 million units” well....

2012-10-05 14:48:54

Climate sceptics are being given a more prominent, and sometimes uncontested, voice in UK and US newspapers in contrast to other countries around the world, new research suggests. The findings have been published today, 5 October, in IOP Publishing's journal Environmental Research Letters, as part of a study looking at how climate scepticism manifested itself in the print media of the US, UK, Brazil, China, India and France during a 3-month period which included 'Climategate' in 2009/10...

Successful Uterus Transplant Between Mother And Daughter
2012-09-19 11:03:30

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Surgeons at the University of Gothenburg recently revealed that they were able to perform the world´s first mother-to-daughter uterus transplants, allowing two Swedish women to potentially become pregnant after the operation. According to an report in the Wall Street Journal, the surgery was performed over the weekend. The specialists who performed the operation believe that there were no complications, but the surgery...

Low-Calorie Diet Doesn't Extend Life In Monkeys
2012-08-30 10:42:33

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers recently discovered that, while calorie restriction has short-term health benefits for monkeys, it doesn´t necessarily increase their life span. According to the Wall Street Journal, in the past, calorie restriction was thought to increase longevity by 30 to 40 percent in experiments done with lab mice and rats. In 2009, the idea of caloric restriction became more popular when a study by the Wisconsin National...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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