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Manmade Activities Behind Caribbean Coral Die-Off
2013-02-15 10:42:20

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study, led by the University of Georgia, solves the mystery of the dying Caribbean coral. Plunk down a wastewater treatment plant anywhere along a Caribbean coast and watch the coral reefs nearby start dying, by a means unknown to science. "You'd have all the makings of a great mystery novel," says ecologist James Porter of the University of Georgia. Unlike a novel, however, this story is true. "Between 1996 and 2012,...

2011-05-11 15:39:00

Swedish adds a new virtual reality training simulator to help surgeons practice on the robotic-assisted system Swedish becomes the first medical provider on the West Coast to use a fluorescent imaging device to highlight tissue during a robotic-assisted surgical procedure Swedish will have a robotic-assisted surgical system at its new medical center in Issaquah (opening in November) SEATTLE, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As one of the first medical centers in the Northwest to...

2008-07-17 12:01:18

One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute. When Fred Goldberg, co-founder of Donedei Wines, www.donedei.com, was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he became one of the fortunate Washington state patients to benefit from the da Vinci Surgical System, which -- under the control of an experienced urologic surgeon -- uses finely controlled robotic instruments to remove the cancer more safely, while speeding patient recovery....


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2012-06-18 03:43:21

Symbol: DEPO3 Group: Moss Family: Pottiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   DEFI3 Desmatodon fisherae H.A. Crum Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Pottiales Family   Pottiaceae Genus   Desmatodon Brid. – desmatodon...

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