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Researchers Develop 'Spinning Trap' To Measure Electron Roundness
2013-12-05 19:47:47

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) JILA researchers have developed a method of spinning electric and magnetic fields around trapped molecular ions to measure whether the ions' tiny electrons are truly round—research with major implications for future scientific understanding of the universe. As described in the Dec. 6, 2013, issue of Science, the JILA team used their new spinning method to make their first measurement of the electron's roundness—technically, the...

2013-11-16 23:03:54

The Gail S. Carter Award recognizes individuals who have made giant contributions to the industry over the course of their long careers. Liberty, SC (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 The Gail S. Carter Award recognizes individuals who have made giant contributions to the industry over the course of their long careers. Each recipient is known for their consummate leadership, their long service, and their active role in the association. Past honorees include Brian McNally, Frank Flynn, Jim...

2013-10-31 23:00:18

Dr. Roger Yurt, director, and Nicole E. Leahy, R.N., M.P.H., manager of outreach and community education of the Hearst Burn Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, have joined with the New York City Fire Department to offer the following holiday fire prevention tips New York, NY (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 The activity and excitement of the holidays tend to make people less careful when they should be more cautious. In the United States, there are an estimated 47,000...

2013-10-15 12:04:57

Democracy aid can contribute to change, but only marginally and only under certain conditions. This is the conclusion of a new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg. Since the early 1990s, democracy and human rights have become increasingly important in the field of international development assistance. Democracy aid includes, for example, support to political parties, parliaments, election authorities, ombudsman offices and civil society organizations promoting human rights....

2013-10-04 23:02:40

Guests to discuss advances in pain management, preventing and managing heart disease, and exercise as a lifestyle New York, NY (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Dr. Kashif Siddiqi, Dr. Aaron VanHise and Cornell Hunt will be on the October 6th edition of WOR's HealthNavigator, a health and wellness radio show on WOR710 sponsored by Raritan Bay Medical Center. Hosted by Abe Kasbo, the hour-long show airs every Sunday at 10PM. Dr.Kashif Siddiqi, a pain management specialist and part of the...

2013-10-02 23:02:22

This week NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and The Rogosin Institute celebrate the 50th anniversary of their world-renowned transplant program. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 There have been a multitude of firsts, celebrated successes, groundbreaking research findings, and more than 4,000 lives saved – and that was just in the first 50 years. This week NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and The Rogosin Institute celebrate the 50th anniversary of...


Word of the Day
virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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