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Mars Rover Uncovers Evidence Of Ancient Wet Environments On The Red Planet
2014-06-25 04:17:53

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online NASA has opted to send the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity to a crater-rim ridgeline after orbital observations uncovered evidence of a water-related mineral at the site, officials from the US space agency announced on Tuesday. During a survey of the planet’s surface, the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter detected a spectrum with the signature of aluminum bound to oxygen and hydrogen. That discovery led to the deployment of the...

Students With Low IQ Learn To Read At 1st-grade Level After Persistent, Intensive Instruction
2014-05-22 03:46:36

Watch The Video: Never Give Up! Low IQ Students Learn To Read ] Margaret Allen, Southern Methodist University Study offers hope for all struggling readers after large sample of special education students and students with low IQ significantly improved their reading ability over several academic years The findings of a pioneering four-year educational study offer hope for thousands of children identified with intellectual disability or low IQ who have very little, if any,...

2014-05-07 23:12:05

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has won a total of 11 prizes for its multi-faceted innovations presented in the 42nd International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva. (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 This year, PolyU researchers have won one Grand Prize, one Special Gold Medal, three Special Awards, four Gold Medals and two Silver Medals in the international event. The winning projects were presented at a press conference hosted by Mr Nicholas W. Yang, Executive Vice President of the...

2014-03-11 08:28:57

BELMONT, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerVision, Inc., a medical device company developing the world's first fluid-based accommodating intraocular lens, today announced that the first 10 patients have received lens implants in its multi-center clinical study assessing the performance of the lens in cataract patients. These patients received their implants at the three eye centers in South Africa that are participating in the study; four sites in Germany are also participating in...

2014-02-14 08:24:57

AURORA, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Polar Vortex is not enough to shake a dogged private investigator from his or her quarry. Still, PIs who have to brave the worst that winter has to offer cannot afford to be too cavalier. Niche marketing firm PI Profits Agency (http://piprofitsagency.com/) recommends that everyone conducting surveillance in the winter stock up on a few key essentials and learn some possibly life-saving habits. Staying Warm This advice holds true for any kind of...

2013-09-27 23:22:53

Cenegenics Education and Research Foundation (CERF) announced its Board of Trustees member, Dr. Robert D. Langer, will be principal investigator on the game-changing grant awarded by the National Institutes of Health to UNLV helping seven Mountain West states to develop the infrastructure to conduct clinical research for regional health problems Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Dr. Robert D. Langer—noted international research leader in studies focused on healthy aging and a...

2013-09-17 23:33:28

Presented by the World Technology Network, in Association with TIME, Fortune, CNN, Science/AAAS & Kurzweil Technologies; The World's Top Technology & Science Innovators (Peer-Selected) to Meet in NYC New York, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 The World Technology Network (The WTN) announced today the names of the 50 corporate Finalists (in 10 categories) and 100 individual Finalists (in 20 categories) for the prestigious 2013 World Technology Awards, presented by the WTN in...

2013-05-09 23:25:34

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has won a total of 10 prizes for its multi-faceted innovations presented at the 41st International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva. Not only have these breakthroughs brought glory to Hong Kong, but also extended the frontiers of knowledge and enhanced the well-being of our society on different fronts. (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has won a total of 10 prizes for its multi-faceted innovations presented at...

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2012-03-29 07:28:38

The Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-III)  announced the most accurate measurements yet of the distances to galaxies in the faraway universe, giving an unprecedented look at the time when the universe first began to expand at an ever-increasing rate. Scientists from the University of Portsmouth and the Max-Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics will present the new results in a press conference at 10:00 BST on Friday, March 30th at the National Astronomy Meeting in Manchester....


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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