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Daily Reader: Edition #92

Learn 84 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader:

1. The Resignation of Pope Benedict XVI: Is It Health? Or Politics? Or Both?
Time, 2/11/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 42

Time: The Resignation of Pope Benedict XVI: Is It Health? Or Politics? Or Both?

Pope Benedict XVI’s announcement that he will step down at the end of the month is stunning, but according to this article, it's not surprising given his experience working with his predecessor John Paul II. Read more and learn vocabulary words like assiduous, bureaucracy, conclave, disarray, emeritus, hierarchy, pontiff, rife, schism, and throes.

2. New technology helps doctors link a patient’s location to illness and treatment
Washington Post, 2/4/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 21 (on first page)

Washington Post: New technology helps doctors link a patient’s location to illness and treatment

Scientists have long struggled to determine the precise triggers of an individual asthma attack, but technology might offer a solution. Read more and learn vocabulary words like advent, burgeoning, contaminated, durable, induce, integrated, portal, prototype, spatial, toxins, and vital.

3. Life Found Deep Under Antarctic Ice for First Time?
National Geographic, 2/5/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 21

National Geographic: Life Found Deep Under Antarctic Ice for First Time?

For the first time, scientists believe they have collected life-forms from deep under the Antarctic ice. Read more and learn vocabulary words like affected, celestial, compounds, frigid, illuminate, periodic, retrieving, sediment, species, substantial, and unique.

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