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Clever Technology Decodes More Information From Single Photons
2014-02-12 21:17:46

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) It's not quite Star Trek communications—yet. But long-distance communications in space may be easier now that researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) have designed a clever detector array that can extract more information than usual from single particles of light. Described in a new paper, the NIST/JPL array-on-a-chip easily identifies the position of the exact...

Preserving Independent Living
2014-02-12 20:10:43

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Single seniors lead a risky life: after a fall, they often lie on the floor several hours before their awkward predicament is discovered. A sensor system detects these emergency situations automatically and sends an emergency signal. Mr. S. is visually impaired and dependent on a cane since suffering a stroke. Nevertheless, as a 70-yr old living alone, he would rather not move into a care home. Most older people harbor this wish. They want to stay in their own...

2014-02-11 16:24:08

Hometown Fire Department Visit Kicks Off 2014 Tour Donation of 5,000 Alarms DICKSON, Tenn., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Craig Morgan, one of country music's best-loved artists, along with the Tennessee State Division of Fire Prevention, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and Kidde Fire Safety, announced today the first group of fire departments to receive Kidde smoke alarms during the singer's VA Mortgage Leader Presents Craig Morgan The Journey Tour. The donations are part of...

2014-01-31 23:32:42

How to protect yourself and your family from the silent killer with the Pocket CO from KWJ Engineering. Newark, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Heating season is upon us, and that means ring up the furnace in our homes and places of work, and in many cases, for the rst time. But this also means that boiliers are being turned on in your childrens’ schools as well. Several recent events have brought a concern to light: SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KTHV) - Officials in northwest Arkansas said a carbon...

2014-01-17 23:03:45

The home alarm system experts at AlarmSystemReport.com have completed their annual reviews and have launched their 2014 list of the best wireless alarm system companies to help consumers quickly compare the leading companies before making a decision to buy a wireless alarm system for their home. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 AlarmSystemReport’s 2014 Best Wireless Alarm System Companies list provides a boatload of information about the leading wireless alarm systems in the...

2013-11-18 23:22:44

Winter is a great time to do a few preventative maintenance tasks to ensure a home remains safe and energy efficient. The home alarm specialists at AlarmSystemReport.com have created a list of the best home winterization tips. Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Winter means a big drop in temperatures, and it also means it’s time to do some work around the house. Winterizing a home can make it safer, more comfortable and more energy efficient. The professionals at...

2013-11-15 23:19:40

A smoke detector can be one of the most valuable safety devices in a home. The professionals at AlarmSystemReport.com have created a list of tips for consumers to utilize when purchasing home smoke detectors. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 No home should be without smoke detectors—they are one of the best ways to protect a family, and they’re an absolute necessity that all too many homeowners overlook in their safety and security preparations. Many home alarm system...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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