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General News Archive - March 30, 2009

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If the recession requires you to cut back on expenses, don’t overlook frozen or canned fruits and vegetables as healthy and less expensive alternatives to the fresh versions, said an expert at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.