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2014-02-04 23:00:32

Senior Health Physicist Matt Smith has become manager of the Dade Moeller Training Academy, which specializes in radiation safety training. Smith has extensive experience in training federal and private sector professionals on radiation safety and detection topics. Richland, Washington (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Matthew H. Smith has assumed the position of Manager of the Dade Moeller Training Academy, which specializes in radiation and occupational safety training. A Senior Health...

2014-02-04 12:28:49

Outpatient program delivers radiation therapy in modern, healing setting LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute today announced the opening of a $47 million, 30,000-square-feet facility offering comprehensive outpatient radiation therapy in a sleekly-designed and calming setting. North Shore-LIJ's Department of Radiation Medicine, which provides a wide range of radiation oncology services to adults and children, has relocated...

2014-02-04 11:57:02

Largest-ever study of 20-year survival among pediatric low-grade glioma patients highlights radiation's association with higher mortality The first comprehensive, large-scale cohort study of the long-term survival of children treated for low-grade gliomas, the most common pediatric brain tumor, finds that almost 90 percent are alive 20 years later and that few die from the tumor as adults. However, children who received radiation as part of their treatment had significantly lower long-term...

2014-02-03 23:24:06

The new NATS EDUC-1510 student radiation counting system provides the ultimate in nuclear lab systems for students studying the characteristics of radiation. It combines the capabilities of multiple systems into a single station with superior software and the most comprehensive teaching laboratory manual for all fundamental nuclear experiments. Middletown, Connecticut (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 NATS Incorporated in Middletown, Connecticut has introduced the latest affordable Nuclear...

2014-02-03 23:00:16

Digital mammography screening with new photon-counting technique offers high diagnostic performance, according to a study published online, February 4, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, Ill. (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Digital mammography screening with new photon-counting technique offers high diagnostic performance, according to a study published online in the journal Radiology. As mammography screening has shifted to digital technology, a range of computed radiography (CR) and direct...

2014-02-03 16:22:02

GLENWOOD, Ill., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landauer, Inc. (NYSE: LDR), a recognized leader in personal and environmental radiation measurement and monitoring, outsourced medical physics services and high quality medical consumable accessories, today reported financial results for its fiscal 2014 first quarter ended December 31, 2013. Fiscal 2014 First Quarter Highlights -- Revenue of $37.7 million -- Operating income of $5.0 million includes R&D expenses advancing our...

2014-02-02 23:00:59

According to RF Safe, recent studies suggest that cell phone users face huge odds that are not in their favor when it comes to being exposed to cell phone radiation. It maybe safer to bet on your health than the Broncos losing the Superbowl to the Seattle Seahawks. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 RF Safe has a new defensive line player, a custom altered phone case that blocks phone radiation from sacking your body. Original flip case covers for all popular smart phones are...

2014-01-30 20:23:09

DUBLIN, January 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l7h4gx/radiation_therapy) has announced the addition of the "Radiation Therapy Equipment - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l7h4gx/radiation_therapy ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Radiation Therapy Equipment...

2014-01-30 16:26:40

GLENWOOD, Ill., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landauer, Inc. (NYSE: LDR), a recognized leader in personal and environmental radiation measurement and monitoring, outsourced medical physics services and high quality medical consumable accessories, will release financial results for the fiscal first quarter 2014 after the market close on Monday, February 3, 2014. The Company will host a conference call for investors on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time (10 a.m....

2014-01-30 08:31:31

Multiple Studies of Decipher Prostate Cancer Classifier Presented at 2014 ASCO Genitourinary Symposium SAN DIEGO, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeDx Biosciences today announced new data demonstrating that its Decipher® Prostate Cancer Classifier, a genomic test capable of predicting the probability of developing metastatic prostate cancer, outperformed existing clinical risk factors for predicting biochemical failure and distant metastasis following radiation therapy. In addition,...


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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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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.