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2013-11-09 23:03:00

“The public must be informed of the severity of the radiation contamination of our planet from the Fukushima Nuclear power plant leak,” the Bawell water ionizers representative explains. (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 Bawell, one of the leading manufacturers of alkaline water ionizers, has launched its Veterans’ Day sale. This sale provides many of Bawell’s high quality alkaline water ionizers at a reduced price in order to encourage people to invest in clean and healthy water for...

Prairie View A&M And NASA Goddard Collaborate On Radiation Effects Research
2013-11-04 13:54:06

NASA When Alvin Boutte presented his graduate work at the 2010 National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Aerospace Systems Conference in Los Angeles, Calif., he had no idea that he was about to connect with someone that would be instrumental in guiding his career. In attendance was Anthony Sanders from the Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate (AETD) at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. The radiation engineering work that Boutte did at Prairie View A&M...

2013-10-28 23:28:47

Chichester will administer non-invasive skin cancer treatment in the office using the new superficial radiation therapy (SRT) machine. Keller, Texas (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Dermatology Alliance-Keller, an award-winning provider of medical and cosmetic dermatology services in Keller and North Fort Worth, hired Roseanne Chichester as its on-staff radiation therapist. In this role, Chichester will administer non-invasive skin cancer treatment in the office using the new superficial...

Space Weather Impacts Pilots And Airline Passengers
2013-10-27 06:19:50

[ Watch the Video: Pilots And Passengers Absorb Cosmic Rays And Radiation ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Thanks to space weather, airline pilots absorb approximately as much radiation over the course of a year as a nuclear power plant employee, NASA officials revealed on Friday. In fact, according to the US space agency, pilots are classified as “occupational radiation workers” by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) because they fly at heights...

Modeling How Low Energy Electrons Damage DNA May Improve Radiation Therapy
2013-10-25 12:53:32

American Institute of Physics Every day, all day, our DNA gets beaten up by chemicals and radiation -- but remarkably, most of us stay healthy. Now, an investigation by a team of French and Canadian researchers has produced insights into a little-studied but common radiation threat to DNA: low-energy electrons (LEEs), with energies of 0-15 electron volts. The team has devised the first rough model of a close DNA cellular environment under threat from LEEs, revealing for the first time...

2013-10-23 23:19:01

Radiation Detection, Monitoring and Safety Market report categorizes the global market into the segments and sub-segments. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/radiation-protection-market-987.html (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 The "Radiation Detection, Monitoring and Safety Market for Nuclear Power Plants, Homeland Security and Defense, Manufacturing Industry (Geiger Counter, Scintillator, Dosimeter, Area Process, Survey Meter, Portal Monitors) – Trends and Global Forecasts...


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Nuclear Fallout
2013-04-01 10:26:30

Nuclear fallout, or just simply fallout, known also as Black Rain, is the residual radioactive material that is propelled into the upper atmosphere after a nuclear black or a nuclear reaction that is conducted in an unshielded facility. It is so called because it "fall out" of the sky after the explosion and the shock wave have passed. It most commonly refers to the radioactive dust and ash that is created when a nuclear weapon explodes, but such dust can also come from a damaged nuclear...

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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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