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2011-06-29 12:29:00

Thanks Senators for Endorsing Legislation WASHINGTON, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) commended Senators Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) for endorsing the Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Act, a bi-partisan bi-cameral bill that establishes a multi-agency, comprehensive research program targeted at all aspects of lung cancer. After recent meetings in Washington, DC with LCA President & CEO Laurie Fenton Ambrose and LCA-Florida...

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2010-09-28 09:40:00

The debate over the future of the U.S. space program is expected to be at least partially resolved on Wednesday, according to the Houston Chronicle, who reported on Tuesday that the House of Representatives is expected to approve a NASA policy bill. According to Chronicle reporter Stewart M. Powell, the bill, which was written over the summer by Senators Kay Bailey Hutchinson and Bill Nelson, is seen as a compromise that will give President Barack Obama 75% of the more than $800 million in...


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.