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Caterpillar Backs Eye-Tracking Device That Helps Keep Drivers Awake
2013-05-28 16:18:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Feeling drowsy while operating heavy machinery? Industrial and construction equipment maker Caterpillar is working on a way to combat nodding off for workers who may be pulling 10- or 12-hour shifts. According to a statement from Caterpillar, the company is planning to integrate eye-tracking technology created by the Australian company Seeing Machines to detect when a driver is becoming sleepy. Expected to cost up to $20,000 to...

2013-05-24 23:37:16

Critical Response Systems (CRS), a provider of leading-edge, mission-critical communication systems, announced today that the company has developed a solution to relieve “alarm fatigue” in hospitals. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Critical Response Systems (CRS), a provider of leading-edge, mission-critical communication systems, announced today that the company has developed a solution to relieve “alarm fatigue” in hospitals. Alarm fatigue is the result of the...

2013-05-22 23:26:01

Paper Published in the International Journal of General Medicine on Chronic Lyme Disease Park Ridge, IL (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 May, 2013 — “Lyme disease is the fastest growing vector-borne infectious disease in the country,” says Dr. Keith Berndtson of Park Ridge MultiMed, “and it presents a challenge to doctors because there is still no definitive answer to the question of whether the chronic illness that afflicts some Lyme patients is due to the aftereffects of...

2013-05-15 23:33:47

Study Author Dr. Keith Berndtson Establishes Need for Development of New Guidelines for Treating Persistent Infection Park Ridge, IL (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the 30,000-40,000 cases of Lyme disease officially recorded each year from 2008-2011 represent only 10% of actual incidences of the disease. “Lyme disease is the fastest growing vector-borne infectious disease in the country,” says Dr. Keith Berndtson of...

Developing A Way To Detect Early Signs Of Fatigue
2013-03-29 13:05:19

ESA Like astronauts, heavy-equipment operators in remote mines can benefit from long-distance monitoring using space technology. An ESA spin-off company has raised safety for dozens of drivers at the El Brocal mine in Peru by predicting their fatigue. In far-flung mining operations around the world, drivers typically work 12-hour shifts, driving trucks and loaders of 160—180 tonnes — the size of a small apartment block. Combine the grueling schedule with even a small...


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2005-05-26 12:07:27

Beryllium is the chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Be and atomic number 4. A toxic bivalent element, beryllium is a steel grey, strong, light-weight yet brittle, alkaline earth metal, that is primarily used as a hardening agent in alloys (most notably, beryllium copper). Notable characteristics Beryllium has one of the highest melting points of the light metals. The modulus of elasticity of beryllium is approximately 1/3 greater than that of steel. It has...

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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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