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Automatic Braking Systems On Automobiles May Help Save Lives
2012-10-03 12:33:47

Virginia Tech engineers find warning systems may reduce serious injuries by 50% The second highest cause of automobile crashes is rear-end collisions — 17 percent. Thousands of people die. The solution? "It is simple," said Clay Gabler, a professor of biomedical engineering at Virginia Tech. "Slow the striking vehicle." The concept is simple. Execution is complex and expensive. But in a life-and-death scenario, it is worth the investment, agree Gabler and Kristofer Kusano of...

2011-07-20 00:00:31

The Mercedes Benz Sprinter is the leading luxury mobility van available. Riverside, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 When shopping for a new vehicle, some people want sport, some value economy, and some long for luxury. Itʼs no different when shopping for a handicap van or vehicle. Your lifestyle is just as important as your mobility needs. If youʼre someone who values performance and luxury, the Mercedes Benz Sprinter might be the right wheelchair van for...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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