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2010-08-25 09:30:00

What does it feel like to return to Earth after a long stay in space? Until now, it has been difficult during astronaut training to realistically simulate the dizzying effects the human body can experience.

2010-08-24 15:00:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What does it feel like to return to Earth after a long stay in space? Until now, it has been difficult during astronaut training to realistically simulate the dizzying effects the human body can experience. Dr.

2009-05-18 11:52:00

Study Shows 90 Percent of People Have It, New Malady Can Be Cured WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The symptoms often go undetected. They are mistaken for other, less serious ailments.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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