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2015-04-22 08:28:47

Modified Citrus Pectin could help overcome prostate cancer radio-resistance PHILADELPHIA, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel, have

2015-04-22 04:21:46

Next-generation radiosurgery solution to be unveiled April 25 BARCELONA, Spain, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ESTRO Booth #400 -- At the 3(rd) ESTRO Forum, April 24-28, at the Centre de Convencions

2015-04-22 04:21:20

Natural skin care company offers skin saving tips and special product pricing BOULDER, Colo., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Concerned with the dramatic acceleration in skin cancer diagnoses

2015-04-21 23:10:23

As nationally recognized leaders in breast reconstruction, PRMA has begun research within various components of breast reconstruction to achieve better results and understandings. San

The immense Andromeda galaxy, also known as Messier 31 or simply M31, is captured in full in this new image from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE. The mosaic covers an area equivalent to more than 100 full moons, or five degrees across the sky.
2015-04-19 00:36:36

You mean to tell us there are no Wookies, Klingons, or Sontarans out there?

2015-04-18 23:00:47

A multi-center study on the link between hematologic cancers and mesothelioma finds that people who develop mesothelioma after radiation are likely to be more treatable. Raleigh,

2015-04-16 12:23:40

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA awarded $12,000 to five winners of a challenge to mitigate radiation exposure on deep space missions and launched a new follow-on challenge

2015-04-15 08:31:35

GLENWOOD, Ill., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Landauer, Inc.

2015-04-14 23:08:11

Bio-Logic Aqua® Research founder and Sharon Kleyne Hour™ Power of Water® radio host will discuss climate change, solar radiation and skin protection on upcoming radio show.

2015-04-14 23:07:00

Large multicenter clinical trial conclusively reveals Lev El's newly discovered HeartTrends™ test to detect presence of ischemia related to coronary artery disease in individuals 3 times


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Incoming Solar Radiation Impacts By Various Weather Cycles
2012-08-22 13:30:39

The above image looks at the month of March for the three cycles known as Normal Phase, El-Nino, and La-Nina. The data was recorded for the city of Honolulu Hawaii, during the month of March. Remember this is just data for one month during these cycles. Normal: During this cycle incoming solar activity was upwards to 48% efficient for the month, producing less than 50% of the month which is due to the large amount of daily cloud cover that is seen on the island during the early morning and...

Incoming Solar Radiation Impacts By Various Weather Cycles
2012-07-23 11:19:47

The above image looks at the month of March for the three cycles known as Normal Phase, El-Nino, and La-Nina. The data was recorded for the city of Austin Texas. Remember this is just data for one month during these cycles. Normal: During this cycle incoming solar activity was upwards to 60% efficient for the month, producing enough solar energy that only 40% of the month would have not had strong incoming radiation. EL-Nino: This phase provided the area with an extended number of...

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2010-11-15 19:37:34

Sunglasses are protective eyewear designed to shield the eyes from damaging or discomforting sunlight and high-energy light. They can also work as a visual aid. The ultraviolet radiation from the sun can cause several serious eye problems and many healthcare professionals recommend eye protection. However, since the 1940s sunglasses have been associated with celebrities more so than eye protection. James Ayscough experimented with tinted lenses in the mid-18th century although they were...

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2010-10-27 21:58:22

The bolometer, invented in 1878 by Samuel Pierpont Langley, measures the energy of incident electromagnetic radiation. It consists of an absorptive element connected to a heat sink through a thermal link. The absortive element raises its temperature above that of the heat sink when radiation impinges on it. The higher the energy the higher the temperature rises. Old bolometers used metals while newer ones used semiconductors and superconductors as the absorptive elements. Bolometers can...

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2010-09-24 17:50:57

A telescope, designed to aid the observation of remote objects, collects some form of electromagnetic radiation (such as visible light). The Netherlands developed the first known practical telescope in the 17th century. The term "telescope" was termed in order to describe Galileo's instruments in 1611. However, Galileo was not the inventor of the telescope. It was Hans Lippershey, Zacharias Janssen, and Jacob Metius who are credited with the creation of the telescope. In 1668, Isaac Newton...

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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.