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New Adaptive Material Inspired By Tears Designed By Scientists
2013-04-08 14:15:26

Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard [ Watch the Video Adaptive Material Demonstration ] Tunable material system designed by Harvard team is easily adaptable for diverse applications in fuel transport, textiles, optical systems, and more Imagine a tent that blocks light on a dry and sunny day, and becomes transparent and water-repellent on a dim, rainy day. Or highly precise, self-adjusting contact lenses that also clean themselves. Or pipelines that can...

2013-03-26 23:00:41

Mobile Device Users Look Up to Increased Comfort through Improved Head and Neck Posture with Smart-Mount Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) March 26, 2013 People who are always looking down at their Kindle®, iPad®, iPhone®, and Galaxy® devices now have a good reason to look up thanks to the launch of a clever gadget called Smart-Mount. The Smart-Mount is an ultra-portable hands-free mount that allows users to quickly and easily set up a secure ergonomic stand for their tablet or...

2013-03-25 23:00:33

Several diets, like the DASH diet and a Mediterranean-style diet, can help control blood pressure, and are good for the heart and all-around health. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 Many people eat their way to high blood pressure (hypertension). It's also possible to eat your way out of it, according to the March 2013 Harvard Men's Health Watch. The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating plan–low in animal fat and salt; abundant in blood-pressure-lowering...

2013-03-21 23:01:16

Allergy seasons are worsening, possibly because of climate change. Fighting back against allergy symptoms involves medications and other strategies, such as starting a nasal steroid spray weeks before the spring and possibly wearing a mask for outdoor yard work. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 21, 2013 Although snow still blankets parts of northern states, spring allergy season is already underway in many parts of the country. It's starting earlier each year due to warmer weather patterns, reports...

2013-03-20 23:00:53

How healthy offerings drive profitability is pitch at Franchising Conference in Las Vegas. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 Sticking to a diet doesn´t mean you have to give up a sweet frozen treat. In fact, Zinga! Frozen Yogurt is helping celebrate National Nutrition Month® in March by reminding consumers and potential franchisees alike that its basic self serve offerings promote weight loss, as reported in a Harvard study. Here´s how a typical Zinga! Frozen Yogurt...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.