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2014-07-20 03:30:49

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics Perimeter Associate Faculty member Matthew Johnson and his colleagues are working to bring the multiverse hypothesis, which to some sounds like a fanciful tale, firmly into the realm of testable science. Never mind the big bang; in the beginning was the vacuum. The vacuum simmered with energy (variously called dark energy, vacuum energy, the inflation field, or the Higgs field). Like water in a pot, this high energy began to evaporate –...

2013-10-22 23:21:42

Newly appointed CTO brings an unique set of development and delivery experience from his previous career within the US Cyber Defense Industry to support the Guardtime’s vision to build a global standard around Keyless Signature Infrastructure (KSI) for Active Integrity of electronic data. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Guardtime USA today announced that 15-year industry veteran Matthew Johnson has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer. Reporting to James Blom,...

Volcano Controversy Settled Using Chemistry ‘Trick’
2013-02-12 15:01:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Volcanic eruptions have been known to cause global cooling, although the extent of this cooling has been a topic of scientific controversy. Now a team of atmosphere chemists from the Tokyo Institute of Technology and the University of Copenhagen has devised a method for determining which historical cooling periods are the results of volcanic eruptions. When a large volcano erupts, it can propel gases high into the stratosphere where...

2012-12-28 15:26:33

Industries across Europe are threatened with shutdown as European Union emission rules for Volatile Organic Compounds are tightened. Now an air cleaning invention from the University of Copenhagen has proven its ability to remove these compounds. And in the process they have helped a business in Danish town Aarhus improve relations to angry neighbors. Inventor, Copenhagen chemist Matthew Johnson, presented evidence for the air cleaning invention at the conference "First International...

2012-11-02 14:53:31

Couples about to tie the knot shouldn't ignore nagging doubts about getting married, warns a University of Alberta researcher. "If you are having doubts about the relationship, just ignoring them may make a difference years down the road," said Matthew Johnson who co-authored the study while at Kansas State University. Johnson is now an assistant professor in the University of Alberta Department of Human Ecology. The study, published recently in the journal Family Process, found that...

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2011-06-16 11:00:00

The hallucinogen found in "magic mushrooms" could be used to treat a variety of psychiatric disorders, including depression, anxiety and addiction, according to researchers working on a new study. The scientists, working at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have figured out the dose levels of the "sacred mushroom" chemical capable of yielding positive experiences, while minimizing the chance of negative reactions like those found in volunteers of the study, who were under constant,...

2011-03-02 11:27:00

FRISCO, Texas, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An elderly man with Alzheimer's disease is now safely back at home with his family after wandering outside in cold temperatures thanks to the quick action of the Long Beach Police Department and the watch-like EmSeeQ® wearable locator device. Matthew Johnson was recovered within 30 minutes after his wife, Margaret, discovered him missing. He was located on in the area of Ocean Boulevard and Bonita Avenue, more than a mile from...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'