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2011-07-27 13:37:18

A high school football player's broken neck "“ from which he's recovered "“ has yielded breakthrough biomechanical data on cervical spine injuries that could ultimately affect safety and equipment standards for athletes. University of New Hampshire associate professor of kinesiology Erik Swartz collaborated on the study, which appears in a letter in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine. Swartz and lead author Steven Broglio of the University of Michigan captured this...

2009-12-10 13:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 25th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ESPN RISE, today announced Malcolm Jones of Oaks Christian School (Westlake Village, Calif.) as its 2009-10 Gatorade® National Football Player of the Year. Jones was surprised with the news during his fourth period Bible class at Oaks Christian by MLB's American League MVP Joe Mauer, who earned Gatorade®...


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.