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2014-04-03 10:05:03

Researchers have discovered that microscopic "bubbles" developed at Kansas State University are safe and effective storage lockers for harmful isotopes that emit ionizing radiation for treating tumors. The findings can benefit patient health and advance radiation therapy used to treat cancer and other diseases, said John M. Tomich, a professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics who is affiliated with the university's Johnson Cancer Research Center. Tomich conducted the study with...

2014-03-11 23:02:45

Comprehensive analysis and forecast of the bismuth market at different geographical levels can be found in the in-demand research study “Bismuth: 2014 Market Review and Forecast” prepared by Merchant Research & Consulting and recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the report, the global bismuth production is expected to grow at a moderate rate through 2017. London, UK (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 In 2012, the world bismuth reserves were estimated at around 315,000...

2013-10-11 23:23:36

d’Oliveira & Associates has posted a new informational graphic that describes the risks associated with beryllium exposure. The law firm works with Beryllium lawyers who handle these cases. (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Beryllium is a metal that has become common in the manufacturing of certain goods. In particular it is often used in electronics such as cell phones, computers, and automotive sensors. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration has warned that beryllium is a...

2013-08-26 11:49:09

A new study published today in the journal Nature Materials has found a way to suppress the thermal conductivity in sodium cobaltate so that it can be used to harvest waste energy. Led by scientists at Royal Holloway University, the team conducted a series of experiments on crystals of sodium cobaltate grown in the University's Department of Physics. X-ray and neutron scattering experiments were carried out at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility and in the Institut Laue-Langevin in...

2012-12-28 05:04:12

Alpha Source, Inc., a Milwaukee-based medical replacement parts distributor, makes the Inc. 5000 list for the third year in a row, ranking #3513 in 2012. With a three-year sales growth rate of 53%, Alpha Source ranks 36th overall for Wisconsin companies. Milwaukee, Wisc. (PRWEB) December 27, 2012 Alpha Source, Inc., a global medical equipment parts distributor and battery pack manufacturer, made the Inc. 5000 list for the third time with a three-year sales growth rate of 53%. The Inc. 5000...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.