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NASA Technology Detects Heartbeat In Rubble
2013-09-18 09:57:44

[ Watch the Video: NASA Tech Will Hunt For Heartbeats After Disasters ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA, in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has developed a new technology which can detect heartbeats behind 20 feet of solid concrete or 30 feet of crushed material. This radar-based technology will be used in emergency situations where victims are trapped beneath collapsed buildings and other rubble. The government agencies have...

2013-07-12 23:37:16

The Doe Run Company recently received the prestigious first-place field trophy and the competition’s best overall award at the fifth annual Southeastern Regional Mine Rescue Contest June 18–20 in Maysville, Ky. The competition included 11 of the top mine rescue teams in the United States. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 The Doe Run Company (Doe Run) recently received the prestigious first-place field trophy and the competition’s best overall award at the fifth annual...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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