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Improving Biomedical Technologies Using Squid Skin Protein
2014-07-18 03:48:01

UC Irvine Conductivity could charge up futuristic disease treatments The common pencil squid (Loliginidae) may hold the key to a new generation of medical technologies that could communicate more directly with the human body. UC Irvine materials science researchers have discovered that reflectin, a protein in the tentacled creature’s skin, can conduct positive electrical charges, or protons, making it a promising material for building biologically inspired devices. Currently,...

2014-07-16 12:27:48

LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE, Belgium, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA [http://group.iba-worldwide.com/iba-solutions ]), the world's leading provider of proton therapy solutions for the treatment of cancer, announces that it has received Marketing Authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Compact Gantry Beam Line (CGBL: FDA 510(k) K132919). IBA anticipates that this regulatory approval will intensify the international interest in...

Experiments Performed At COSY Accelerator Confirm Exotic Particle
2014-06-09 03:31:37

Forschungszentrum Jülich For decades, physicists have searched in vain for exotic bound states comprising more than three quarks. Experiments performed at Jülich’s accelerator COSY have now shown that, in fact, such complex particles do exist in nature. This discovery by the WASA-at-COSY collaboration has been published in the journal Physical Review Letters. The measurements confirm results from 2011, when the more than 120 scientists from eight countries discovered for the first...

2014-05-23 23:04:10

Merritt Island Senior Plans For a Future in Clean Energy Technology After Receiving Proton OnSite Scholarship Wallingford, Conn. (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 A talented high school senior has won a $100,000 scholarship from the Proton OnSite Scholarship Program and its entrepreneur benefactor Tom Sullivan. “I laughed with my sisters about how low my chances were of winning this scholarship,” said winner Albert Halbing of Merritt Island, Fla. “This is like a dream come true. It really makes...

High Tech Telecom Satellite Destroyed After Russian Rocket Launch Fails
2014-05-16 13:17:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A Russian telecommunications satellite crashed to the ground on Friday as a result of a launch failure by the country’s Proton-M rocket. Launched in the early morning hours from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the rocket experienced an "emergency situation" that kept it from going into orbit, Russian space agency Roscosmos said. Russian media reported that an issue with the rocket occurred about 94 miles above the Earth and...

2014-05-07 12:23:34

MENLO PARK, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- May 7, 2014 - Solar Hydrogen Trends, Inc. announced in March the invention of the world's first hydrogen reactor "Symphony 7A" capable of converting 1 liter of water into 1kg of hydrogen. It will be two months since people worldwide have been trying to explain the phenomenon of hydrogen reactor Symphony 7A. Following are some of the more notable comments (with responses) from forums representing views of individuals that we found...

2014-04-04 23:04:57

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports on "Proton Therapy Market for United States and Japan Industry Research to 2018:" Market Analysis and Overview. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/united-states-and-japan-proton-therapy-market-patients-and-forecast Albany, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Proton therapy has become a subject of considerable interest in the radiation oncology community and it is expected that there...

2014-04-03 16:22:29

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "United States and Japan - Proton Therapy Market, Patients & Forecast" to its store. DALLAS, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Proton therapy has become a subject of considerable interest in the radiation oncology community and it is expected that there will be a substantial growth in proton treatment facilities during the next decade. Proton therapy, one of the most intriguing developments in cancer treatment, carries a price tag as intimidating as its...

2014-04-02 12:31:08

Patients Report High Quality of Life After Treatment in New Survey from National Association for Proton Therapy WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Approximately 97 percent of patients who received only an advanced form of radiation called proton therapy for prostate cancer report that they have not experienced a recurrence of their disease, according to a new survey of nearly 4,000 patients released today at the second annual National Proton Conference in Arlington, VA. The...

2014-03-31 12:28:24

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. proton community, consisting of 14 operating centers across the country as well as those currently in development, today released a model insurance coverage policy for treating patients with proton beam therapy. The policy, endorsed by the Proton Therapy Consortium, and the Particle Therapy Cooperative Group-North America (PTCOG-NA), identifies types of cancers and other diseases for which proton therapy is appropriate...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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