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Pain Processes In Tennis Elbow illuminated Using PET Scanning
2013-10-28 12:06:59

Uppsala University Physiological processes in soft tissue pain such as chronic tennis elbow can be explored using diagnostic imaging methods. This is demonstrated by researchers from Uppsala University and the results are now being published in the prestigious journal PLOS ONE. The pain physician and researcher Magnus Peterson is presenting a new use of positron emission tomography (PET) and a tracer for the signal receptor NK1 for visualizing a physiological process associated with pain....

2010-06-28 15:46:00

HOUSTON, June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CARBO (NYSE: CRR) announced today the introduction of CARBONRT(TM), an innovative, environmentally responsible development in proppant placement. This technology incorporates a taggant that allows down hole, near wellbore detection of ceramic proppant. CARBONRT assists in determining fracture propagation and geometry in a manner that is designed to optimize stimulation effectiveness and maximize productive capacity. With non-radioactive CARBONRT,...


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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