Latest Exposure Stories

2012-09-11 12:49:59

An international conference at the University of Haifa has called attention to the dangers of exposure to light at night. “The most important thing for us is to raise awareness of the dangers of artificial light at night and we have already come a long way now that the American Medical Association (AMA) recently announced its new policy recognizing adverse health effects of exposure to light at night and encouraging further research into the matter,” said Prof. Abraham Haim, a...

2011-02-22 16:01:50

Pupils who devote much of their spare time to activities involving exposure to English, such as computer games and films, are thought to vary their use of language more in their written work than pupils with less extramural exposure to English, reveals a licentiate thesis, focusing on educational science, from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Eva Olsson analyzed a total of 74 texts produced by 37 16-year-old pupils at a municipal secondary school in southwest Sweden. Two different texts...

2010-10-12 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A sneak preview of the photography exhibit Extreme Exposure just WHAT: prior to the public opening. Five photographers (Clyde Butcher, Michael Nichols, Paul Nicklen, Donna and Stephen O'Meara) who have made careers documenting some of the planet's most extreme environments as they: -- DANGLE from helicopters...

2010-09-14 05:18:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 9th, 2010 Murphy's Magic Supplies, Inc. (the world's largest wholesaler of magic tricks) soft-launched a revolutionary new online magic community, MurphysMagicCommunity.com. This new community will take magic from only being available through dark, backroom secret societies, or dazzling TV and movie productions, and put magic products in the hands of the masses. MurphysMagicCommunity.com allows magic dealers, magic creators and...

2008-02-20 15:45:00

Optometry professor finds unexpected link between prenatal lead exposure and obesity in malesScientists know exposure to low levels of lead can result in learning disabilities, hearing loss, language impairments and vision loss, but a newly discovered side effect may be adult-onset obesity in men, according to a University of Houston professor. Donald Fox, a UH professor of vision sciences, biology and biochemistry, and pharmacology, uncovered the link between lead exposure and obesity while...

Latest Exposure Reference Libraries

2010-10-27 21:50:51

Photographic film is a sheet of plastic coated with an emulsion containing light-sensitive silver halide salts that when exposed to light it forms a visible image. Through film developing, a chemical process applied to the film, a visible image is created. To create black and white photos there is only one layer of silver salts on the film and when exposed to light the silver salts block light and appear as the black part of the film. Color film uses three layers of salts and dyes in...

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