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Booze Alternative Without The Side Effects
2013-11-13 12:55:31

[ Watch the Video: Pill May One Day Mimic Effects Of Booze ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A neuroscientist from the UK’s Imperial College London has told the British media he has developed a drug capable of mimicking the effects of alcohol – but the drug’s effects can quickly be reversed by taking an antidote. David Nutt said the drug, which could be used to make a range of traditional cocktails, has the potential to revolutionize the alcohol...

2013-10-24 23:31:38

July 25th marked the 35th birthday of the world’s first “test tube baby” in the U.K. On the occasion of this significant landmark, the BBC recently visited Pacific Fertility Center (PFC) to get a glimpse of some of the more sophisticated assisted reproductive technologies that have emerged since that time. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 July 25th marked the 35th birthday of the world’s first “test tube baby” in the U.K. On the occasion of this significant landmark,...

UK Man Builds Homemade Ticker-Tape Machine That Prints Tweets
2013-08-23 11:27:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A UK man has developed a modern-day version of the 19th century ticker-tape machine that prints out tweets instead of stock price information. The new machine, named "Twittertape," was developed by 32-year-old web developer, Adam Vaughan, from Cumbria in the UK. The device was built from scratch using second-hand parts from clocks. "I have a keen interest in history and have always been fascinated by ticker-tape machines as a design...

2013-08-20 23:26:34

TRA is pleased to announce a partnership between IndustrySafe Safety Management Software and Canvas, a leader in mobile apps for businesses. This partnership allows safety professionals to conduct inspections in the field with the Canvas Mobile App and then report, notify, and analyze those inspections within the IndustrySafe software. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 TRA is pleased to announce a partnership with Canvas, the global leader in mobile apps for businesses. By aligning...

2013-06-27 23:28:30

Easy-to-use digital canvas adds features that include PDF support, folders for organizing content, new artwork, animated graphics, backgrounds, fonts and more. RIVERHEAD, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 buncee®, an easy to use online content creation canvas, launched new design features making it even easier for non-technical users or small business owners to create eye-catching social graphics, presentations, business marketing and promotion materials, interactive clickable product...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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