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2012-10-05 14:29:50

Dramatic shifts in the planet's climate and geography over millions of years changed the course of evolutionary history for conifer trees.

2012-09-21 23:01:22

Monique Walton and Andia Winslow, filmmakers of “Still Black, at Yale”, will be on hand at a special screening at GateWay Community College on October 3. Phoenix,

Diseased Trees Are A New Source Of Climate Gas
2012-08-08 10:03:49

A new study from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies asserts that diseased trees may be a significant new source of methane gas that causes climate change.

Sustainable Future: Alternative Energy Source From Rivers Flowing Into Oceans
2012-07-29 09:23:05

Wind, hydroelectric, and solar power currently dominate the renewable power sector, but a new process could usher in a new genre of electric power-generating stations.


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'.