A poem by Ernest Dowson: Spleen

  Spleen <i>(For Arthur Symons)</i> I was not sorrowful, I could not weep, And all my memories were put to sleep. I watched the river grow more white and strange, All day till evening I watched it change. All day ...

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سروده ای از مولانا جلال الدین محمد بلخی (مولوی) : عذر گفتن شیخ بهر ناگریستن بر فرزندان

‫   ‬‫عذر گفتن شیخ بهر ناگریستن بر فرزندان . شیخ گفت او را مپندار ای رفیق که ندارم رحم و مهر و دل شفیق بر همه کفار ما را رحمتست گرچه جان جمله کافر نعمتست بر سگانم رحمت و ...

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LEDs light the way for better drug therapies

A blue LED shines on a vial containing heavy water, a pharmaceutical compound and a light-activated catalyst. Princeton chemistry professor David MacMillan and his colleagues have developed a new photocatalytic approach to hydrogen isotope exchange (HIE) that turns a multi-month ...

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A rubber power plant

A sample of piezoelectric rubber. Picture: Empa   A rubber power plant Elastic polymer with piezo-effect CÉLINE ELBER Researchers from Empa have developed a flexible material that generates electricity when stressed. In future, it might be used as a sensor, ...

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Detecting early warning signs of disease onset

Dynamical state transition into alcohol addiction in rats The illustration at left depicts the state transition of a rat’s biological system from a stable state prior to alcohol deprivation (red), to an unstable state during deprivation (orange), to an excessive-drinking ...

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Fabulous French Bread

  Fabulous French Bread Ready in 1 hour 30 minutes Serves : 2 Ingredients: 2 tablespoons Yeast; (2 packages) 1/2 cup Warm water 2 cups Hot water 3 tablespoons Sugar 1 tablespoon Salt 5 tablespoons Shortening; melted (or vegetable oil) ...

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