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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
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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