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2009-04-09 13:46:08

British scientists say they have created a sensor capable of measuring localized ultrasonic cavitations in research that will help hospitals remain hygienic. Cavitations occur when bubbles implode in a liquid when a high frequency sound wave is applied. The researchers said their sensor, the first of its kind, will help hospitals ensure that their instruments are properly disinfected before they are used on patients. Cavitation is used throughout the United Kingdom's National Health Service...

2009-04-08 08:44:12

New sensor ensures our hospitals are hygienic by listening to collapsing bubblesThe National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has developed the first sensor capable of measuring localized ultrasonic cavitation "“ the implosion of bubbles in a liquid when a high frequency sound wave is applied. The sensor will help hospitals ensure that their instruments are properly disinfected before they are used on patients. The device recently won the annual Outstanding Ultrasonics Product award from the...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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