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2014-07-24 20:24:02

The first-ever on-the-go and convenient solution that repairs all flat bicycle tires in less than 60 seconds, eliminating the need to remove the tire and wheel HOLLYWOOD, Fla., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- patchnride(TM) releases its innovative solution to quickly, easily and permanently repair all flat bicycle tires. Featuring patent-pending technology, patchnride works by inserting a patch and adhesive into the tire, repairing it from within. Providing a quick repair for...

2014-05-01 08:27:49

Produces 1 kW of electrical power during solar operation EN-HAROD, ISRAEL and OGDEN, Utah, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Qnergy, a world leader in the development and manufacture of Stirling-based engines and systems, today announced a major breakthrough in solar thermoacoustic power generation. The company recently set a new world record, using acoustic waves created by solar heat to produce 1 kW of electrical power during a field test completed this month at its test facility...

2013-11-19 12:26:58

Giving beta-blocker medication to patients with heart disease undergoing noncardiac surgery appears to be associated with a lower risk of death and major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) 30 days after surgery in patients with heart failure (HF) or a recent myocardial infarction (MI, heart attack), according to a study published by JAMA Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication. The effect of beta-blockers on the cardiac risk of noncardiac surgery has been controversial, with...

2013-05-16 23:00:47

Stirling Ultracold Model SU780U ultra-low temperature freezer offers dramatic energy reduction based on independent field testing compared to conventional cascade ultra-low freezers, while improving freezer reliability, temperature performance, recovery and uniformity, enhancing sustainability objectives and minimizing carbon footprint. Athens, OH (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 The Stirling Ultracold Model SU780U ultra-low temperature freezer manufactured by Global Cooling, Inc., Athens, OH, USA, won...

2013-04-24 11:21:24

Patients at elevated cardiac risk who were treated with beta-blockers on the day of or following noncardiac, nonvascular surgery had significantly lower rates of 30-day mortality and cardiac illness, according to a study in the April 24 issue of JAMA. "The effectiveness and safety of perioperative beta-blockade [the process of inhibiting beta-receptor activity] for patients undergoing noncardiac surgery remains controversial. Class I recommendations in the current American Heart...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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