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2014-07-03 23:09:39

Beacon Cove Dental announces they have become a green dental clinic in the South Melbourne Area promoting sustainability. The clinic is now powered by 100% renewable energy; wind and hydro power from Tasmania. Melbourne, Victoria (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Beacon Cove Dental are pleased to announce their full support to sustainability as they become a green dental clinic powered by 100% renewable energy. The Clinic moves toward carbon neutral dentistry as patients' treatments power usage...

Scientists Spots Giant Space Weather Effects At Mercury
2014-06-16 03:32:22

Karen C. Fox, NASA The solar wind of particles streaming off the sun helps drive flows and swirls in space as complicated as any terrestrial weather pattern. Scientists have now spotted at planet Mercury, for the first time, a classic space weather event called a hot flow anomaly, or HFA, which has previously been spotted at Earth, Venus, Saturn and Mars. "Planets have a bow shock the same way a supersonic jet does," said Vadim Uritsky at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in...

mars sees mercury transit
2014-06-11 09:14:23

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Observers on Earth have tracked Venus and Mercury crossing the face of the Sun countless times, but the phenomenon has never been observed from another planet – until now. On Tuesday, NASA announced that its Curiosity Rover had captured the first-ever observations of Mercury moving across the face of the Sun – also called a planetary transit – using its two-eyed Mast Camera (MastCam). "This is a nod to the relevance of...

2014-06-10 12:32:09

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, FDA and EPA issued draft updated advice on fish consumption. While the draft is improved in several ways, the Mercury Policy Project was most disappointed with the agencies failure to require labeling and address exposure risks from American's consumption of canned tuna. "Over one-third of American's exposure to methlymercury is from tuna, because tuna are higher mercury fish and Americans consume so much," said Michael...

2014-06-04 08:33:50

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cosmetic dentist in Beverly Hills, Dr. Kevin Sands, offers mercury-free dental fillings that restore teeth and protect health. Mercury is becoming a major concern among dentists and patients alike. While amalgam fillings have been used for decades, many experts warn that the mercury vapors that can leach out of the fillings when they are damaged or as they are removed could have harmful effects on patient health. Amalgam fillings...

Faster Dental Treatment With New Dental Filling Material
2014-05-01 03:46:56

Vienna University of Technology A new dental filling material, developed at the Vienna University of Technology, is easier to harden. It makes dental treatment faster and easier. In modern dentistry, amalgam fillings have become unpopular. Instead, white composite materials are more commonly used, which at first glance can hardly be distinguished from the tooth. The majority of these composites are based on photoactive materials that harden when they are exposed to light. But as the...

2014-04-21 12:27:18

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CoMeD - In a scientific paper published in the peer-reviewed Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, researchers with the Coalition for Mercury-free Drugs (CoMeD) call for the establishment of one global standard of vaccine safety. "We recognize the importance of vaccination programs and want all children to benefit from vaccines," CoMeD President Rev. Lisa K. Sykes explains. "However, giving children in developing nations...

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2014-04-05 05:12:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Using new data obtained by the MESSENGER spacecraft, researchers from Brown University in Rhode Island have discovered that explosive volcanic activity has been occurring throughout most of Mercury’s history, meaning that the planet has had the volatile compounds necessary for those eruptions for longer than anticipated. The findings, which are detailed in a recent edition of the Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, are...

2014-04-04 16:25:46

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Mercury Systems, Inc. ("Mercury" or the "Company") (Nasdaq -MRCY). Click here to learn more about the investigation http://brodsky-smith.com/738-mrcy-mercury-systems-inc.html, or call 877-534-2590. There is no cost or obligation to you. It has been reported that Mercury is discussing a proposed acquisition of the...

2014-04-04 16:21:32

Fans receive a pair of Friars baseball tickets when they complete an online Mercury auto insurance quote by May 31, 2014 LOS ANGELES, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- April means Padres baseball is back at Petco Park as Bud Black's up-and-coming young team competes in baseball's most competitive division. For local baseball fans, this also means you can see your favorite team for free - courtesy of Mercury Insurance. Mercury Insurance is partnering with the Padres for a second...


Latest Mercury Reference Libraries

Mercury Park Lane 1959
2014-04-17 12:46:27

Mercury automobiles was a brand of vehicles as a subsidy of the Ford Motor Company. It was established by the Edsel Ford in 1938. The Mercury brand was a luxury vehicle placed between the high end Ford and the base Lincoln models. In 1945, Mercury became half of the Lincoln division until it was phased out in 2011. The last Mercury produced was a Grand Marquis which left the assembly line on January 4, 2011. From 1958 to 1960, Edsel brand models were part of the Lincoln-Mercury group. The...

1926 Lincoln
2014-04-14 09:24:01

The Lincoln Motor Company was founded in 1917 by Henry M. Leland and became a subsidiary of Ford in 1922. While the brand is mainly sold in North America and the Middle East, Ford plans to export to China by the end of 2014. Currently seven models are offered. The MKS and MKZ sedans; MKT, MKX and MKC CUVs; and the Navigator and Navigator L SUVs. Leland was a former manager of GM’s Cadillac division who formed the company with his son Wilfred. The company was named after Abraham Lincoln,...

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2010-10-28 18:28:32

A mercury arc valve converts high-voltage or high-current alternating current into direct current. It is an electrical rectifier often used to provide power for industrial motors, electric railways, streetcars, and electric locomotives. Peter Cooper Hewitt, in 1902, invented the mercury arc rectifier. It was further developed by researchers throughout the 1920s and 1930s. Prior to solid-state devices, mercury arc rectifiers were one of the more efficient rectifiers. Silicon diode and...

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2005-05-26 08:49:14

Mercury (element) Mercury, also called quicksilver, is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Hg (from the Greek hydrargyrum, for watery (or liquid) silver) and atomic number 80. A heavy, silvery, transition metal, mercury is one of only two elements that are liquid at room temperature (the other is bromine). Mercury is used in thermometers, barometers and other scientific apparatuses. Mercury is mostly obtained by reduction from the mineral cinnabar. Notable...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Positional Astronomy -- Positional astronomy is the study of the positions of celestial objects. This is the oldest branch of astronomy and dates back to antiquity. Observations of celestial objects are important for religious and astrological purposes, as well as for timekeeping. Ancient structures associated with positional astronomy include: -- Chichn Itz -- The Medicine Wheel -- The Pyramids -- Stonehenge -- The Temple of the Sun The unaided human eye can...

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