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2014-05-19 23:02:20

A University of Maryland study of a rare genetic disorder that causes premature aging and early death may help explain the effects of normal aging on the cardiovascular system. The study was published online today, May 19, 2014 in Early Edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Children with progeria, a rare disorder that causes premature aging, die in their teens of ailments that are common in octogenarians: heart failure and stroke. Kan Cao, a...

2014-02-28 23:23:53

Green Collections LLC, an industry leader in high definition cameras for drivers, has made its newly released camera available to the public. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 According to a recent study by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, male motorists are more likely than female motorists to have force used against them when stopped by the police, while African-Americans were more likely than whites or Hispanics to experience the use or threat of force during a traffic stop....

Stunning Solar Images From Big Bear
2013-08-07 08:51:48

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New and remarkably detailed photos of the Sun have been obtained by researchers at the New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) in Big Bear, California, with the New Solar Telescope (NST). Never-before-seen details of solar magnetism revealed in photospheric and chromospheric features are observed in these new photographs. "With our new generation visible imaging spectrometer (VIS), the solar...

2013-06-27 23:04:37

IIA’s signature event for analytics leaders held in Chicago June 18-19 spurs discussion about latest analytics research findings and best practices. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 The International Institute for Analytics (IIA), the leading research firm focused exclusively on serving the business analytics industry, hosted its second annual Chief Analytics Officer Summit (CAO Summit) June 18-19 at the Union League Club of Chicago. The event featured an impressive network of Fortune...

2013-06-19 23:19:51

UnitedHealth Group and Intermountain Healthcare identified as analytic leaders and receive award June 18, 2013 at IIA´s CAO Summit in Chicago, IL. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 The International Institute for Analytics (IIA), the leading research firm focused exclusively on serving the business analytics industry, announced today the recipients of its annual Excellence in Analytics Award. Usually reserved for one winner, this year´s award was given to both UnitedHealth Group...


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2005-05-25 19:16:15

Perlite is an amorphous glass mineral of volcanic origin. Typical analysis: 70-75% SiO2, 12-15% Al2O3, Na2O 3-4%, K2O 3-5%, Fe2O3 0,5-2%, MgO 0,2-0,7%, CaO 0,5-1,5% Loss On Ignition 3-5% Properties: When it reaches temperatures of 850"“900 °C, perlite softens (since it is a glass) and water trapped in the structure escapes and this causes the expansion of the material to 7"“15 times its original volume. The expanded material is a brilliant white, due to the reflectivity of the...

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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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