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2014-08-07 23:07:29

Ascenta Skin has been clinically shown to increase the skin’s natural protection against ultraviolet (UV) radiation Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Ascenta Health is proud to announce that their revolutionary dietary supplement Ascenta Skin has been clinically shown to increase the skin’s natural protection against ultraviolet (UV) radiation, the leading cause of skin damage and accelerated skin aging. A recent clinical trial studied the effects of UV exposure on participants...

2014-08-06 23:07:37

Important Tips to Prevent Skin Cancer from Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Summer is the season for solar radiation and sunburn. Summer is also when most malignant melanomas, the deadliest of all skin cancers, get started. While the incidence of most cancers has dropped, melanoma has risen 200% since 1973, according to a recent CBS News/Yahoo article (July 30, 2014). Despite the 200% rise, reports Sharon Kleyne, host of the Sharon...

Cosmic microwave background
2014-08-06 03:00:27

Hillary Sanctuary/Mediacom, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne The Planck Telescope allowed physicists to draw the most detailed map of the first light emitted after the Big Bang. Some of its features do not entirely fit the standard cosmological theory, but scientists have discovered that these anomalies could be explained by how the data was processed. Last year, the Planck Telescope revealed the most detailed picture of the cosmic microwave background, the relic radiation...

2014-08-05 12:36:15

DUBLIN, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Uncooled Infrared Imaging Technology & Market Trends Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 After its first significant downturn in 2012, the Uncooled Thermal Camera market continued to decline in 2013 (-5%), plumbed by the ever shrinking military market (-15% revenues in 2013) which is the historical and most profitable business for uncooled...

2014-08-04 20:22:06

GLENWOOD, Ill., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landauer, Inc. (NYSE: LDR), a recognized leader in personal and environmental radiation measurement and monitoring, outsourced medical physics services and medical consumable accessories, today reported financial results for its fiscal 2014 third quarter ended June 30, 2014. Fiscal 2014 Third Quarter Highlights -- Revenue of $34.8 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2014 -- Goodwill and intangible asset impairment charge of $62.2...

2014-08-01 08:26:07

Awarded $2.1 million in additional funding PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing products to treat serious inflammatory diseases where there remains an unmet medical need, as well as developing several biodefense vaccines and therapeutics, announced today that the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has exercised its option to...

2014-07-31 23:18:46

The best surveillance and energy audit thermal imager ever made is still the true powerhouse of the future. The Palm IR 250 blowout sale of like-new models will now be available to American consumers at a low price, putting modern technology in the hands of regular folks. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 SPI Corp has been blowing away the competition for over 15 years in the thermal imaging market, and now they’re planning to do it again with the release of a huge cache of Palm IR...

2014-07-31 08:36:39

First MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy System to be installed on the U.S. Eastern Seaboard CLEVELAND, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami has become the fourth U.S. customer and the first hospital on the east coast to acquire an MRI-guided radiation therapy system from ViewRay(TM) Incorporated, a privately held medical device company. The MRIdian(TM) (me-rid-i-an) system is the first and only FDA cleared system of its kind...

2014-07-30 23:13:51

According to Drs. Joshua Fox and Francis DiSpaltro with Advanced Dermatology, PC, the vast majority of skin cancers are caused by exposure to the sun and the most dangerous form of skin cancer, has been increasing for thirty years. We can't prevent all sun exposure but there are simple steps we can take to minimize the risk. Roslyn, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Yet despite the well-documented and well-publicized...

2014-07-29 23:07:02

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/psa-market.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Pressure Sensitive Adhesives (Water-based, Solvent-based, Hot Melt, Radiation...


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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
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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