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Science News Archive - April 01, 2011

Schogini Systems has launched tPori, a new strategic puzzle game for the iPhone that requires users to put their ability to think quickly and plan perfectly to move a fireball across a series of blocks to ignite the bomb.

"Believe it or not, there is actually a positive side to all that is happening with the radiation in Japan," says Sheevaun Moran, author, speaker and internationally known motivation speaker. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2011 The situation in Japan has caused a lot of anxiety over radiation.

Adverse event profile of regimen containing BMS-790052 was consistent with that of treatment with PEG-Interferon alfa and ribavirin alone Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) March 31, 2011 Bristol-Myers Squibb Company(NYSE: BMY) today announced results from a Phase II clinical trial in which treatment with the investigational direct-acting antiviral (DAA) BMS-790052, an NS5A replication complex inhibitor, in combination with PEG-Interferon alfa and ribavirin (RBV), achieved sustained virologic response 12 weeks post-treatment (SVR12) in up to 92% of treatment-naïve patients chronically infected with hepatitis C (HCV) genotype 1 (10 mg dose arm, n=12).

Sustainable 'Smart Skylight' Technology Saves Energy by Tracking the Sun for 10+ Hours a Day, Producing the Natural Daylighting Equivalent of an 800 Watt Metal Halide Bulb Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2011 Ciralight Global reported that its new 4’x8’ SunTrackerTHREE ‘Smart Skylight’ active daylighting system is now being offered for sale through its many dealerships in the North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia. The 4’ x 8’ SunTrackerTHREE utilizing its patented Solar-Powered GPS Controller to track the sun throughout the day reflects daylight directly indoors from sunrise to sunset, allowing businesses to turn off electric lights for up to 10 hours a day, and is designed for both new construction and for replacing existing passive skylights, especially for large industrial and commercial applications.

An international consortium of vitamin D experts published a new call to action to address the worldwide vitamin D deficiency in the latest journal of Public Health Nutrition due to their observations that the recent IOM (Institute of Medicine) report was ‘deficient’. Encinitas, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2011 An international consortium of vitamin D experts published a new call to action to address the worldwide vitamin D deficiency in the latest journal of Public Health Nutrition due to their observations that the recent IOM (Institute of Medicine) report was ‘deficient’.

Stevens Institute of Technology announces agenda for Research & Entrepreneurship (R&E) Day 2011, which will feature renowned leaders in innovation, start-up CEO presentations, and student entrepreneurial projects.

Updated Ekahau Site Survey and New Ekahau DBx Pro Spectrum Analyzer Aid in the Design and Optimization of Wi-Fi networks with Increased Capacity Demands. Reston, VA (PRWEB) March 31, 2011 Ekahau Inc., the worldwide leader in high performance Wi-Fi-based Real Time Location Systems (RTLS) and Wi-Fi tools, today released two products – Ekahau Site Survey (ESS) version 5.5, and Ekahau DBx Pro Spectrum Analyzer – that help network administrators design, deploy and troubleshoot high-capacity Wi-Fi networks. Unlike other Wi-Fi (WLAN) planning and administration tools, the latest version of ESS takes the capacity of the Wi-Fi network fully into consideration.

The earthquake and tsunami catastrophe has impacted more than human life. Those without voices, the animals, have been displaced also by this disaster.

China Gaining Popularity as International Romance Tour Hotspot. Bangor, ME (PRWEB) March 31, 2011 It’s springtime in Chongqing and dozens of exquisite Chinese ladies chat anxiously at banqueting tables in a function room at the city’s luxury Empark Grand Hotel.

Firewall Policy Management Leader Selected for Hot Company and Best Policy Management Categories Roswell, GA (PRWEB) March 31, 2011 AlgoSec, the market leader for Network Security Policy Management, today announced that Network Products Guide, the industry's leading technology research and advisory guide, has named AlgoSec a finalist for the 6th Annual 2011 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in the Hot Company and Best Policy Management Categories.

Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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