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2011-09-29 07:10:15

Satellites are helping to forecast the location of urban areas most affected during heat waves, helping planners to design cooler, more comfortable cities. The temperature in densely urbanized areas can be several degrees higher than in nearby rural areas — a phenomenon known as the ℠urban heat island´ effect. These ℠heat islands´ are particularly noticeable at night. During the day, cities accumulate solar radiation and release the energy after the Sun sets....

2008-09-21 03:00:12

By Serasli, E Kalpakidis, V; Iatrou, K; Tsara, V; Siopi, D; Christaki, P Aim. Bronchial artery embolization (BAE) is a well-established, non-surgical procedure in the emergency treatment of massive hemoptysis. This study aims to evaluate the immediate and long-term prognosis of BAE for the management of massive hemoptysis in our center. Methods. Twenty consecutive patients (mean age: 59+-14 years) with massive hemoptysis, underwent BAE with microspheres (Embospheres BioSphere Medical SA,...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.