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2009-09-30 11:03:12

Doctors in Oregon say they hope to give a woman a new face to replace the one she lost to a shotgun blast when she was 16. Chrissy Steltz was to begin the process Wednesday with six hours of surgery to open a nasal passage, The Portland Oregonian reported. Her doctors plan to create a realistic silicone mask Steltz was shot at point-blank range in 1999 by a guest at a drunken party in the apartment she shared with her then-boyfriend. Her medical records at Legacy Emanuel Hospital &...


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.