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NASA Seeking People Willing To Stay In Bed For More Than Two Months
2013-09-22 08:49:02

[ Watch the Video: NASA Accepting Applications For Bed-Rest Study ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online If you’ve ever had a tough time getting out of bed, you might just have what it takes to help shape the future of manned spaceflight in the US, while making a cool $18,000 in the process. Believe it or not, NASA is currently recruiting volunteers for a new 70-day bed rest study designed to test the conditions that astronauts could experience while...

What Is Lurking In Your Purse?
2013-05-20 05:37:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Purses and handbags could be a hidden source of bacteria-related contamination, as new research reveals that one in five contained enough microbes to potentially cross-contaminate other surfaces. According to Michelle Castillo of CBS News, a study conducted by UK-based hygiene and washroom services company Initial Washroom Hygiene reveals that some ladies´ handbags, as well as some of the items found within them, can contain...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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