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2008-12-11 09:24:39

In the last few years there has been a growing number of documented cases in which large earthquakes set off unfelt tremors in earthquake faults hundreds, sometimes even thousands, of miles away.New research shows that the great Indian Ocean earthquake that struck off the Indonesian island of Sumatra on the day after Christmas in 2004 set off such tremors nearly 9,000 miles away in the San Andreas fault at Parkfield, Calif."We found that an earthquake that happened halfway around the world...

2008-12-09 02:01:00

Leading video ad network ensures brand safe environments for clients NEW YORK, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Tremor Media, the leading global video advertising network and provider of the Acudeo Video Monetization Platform, today announced that it will begin screening the content that appears adjacent to ads served across its network of 1,500 mid-tail and "ProTail" sites. Tremor Media has partnered with global Internet safety leader ContentWatch which will automatically flag publishers with...

2008-09-17 18:00:13

MUNICH, LONDON and NEW YORK, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Tremor Media, the leading video advertising network and provider of the Acudeo Video Monetization Platform, has appointed Christian Baudis as the new head of its European business and is beginning its worldwide expansion. He joins Tremor Media from Google, where he was formerly the head of the search provider's operations in Germany. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060925/NYM183LOGO ) "We're extremely pleased to name...

2008-08-18 15:00:44

NEW YORK, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Tremor Media, the leading online video advertising network and provider of the Acudeo video monetization platform, today shared the results of its proprietary research of pre-roll video completion rates. Tremor Media is observing pre-roll completion rates around 80% for both :15 and :30 second streaming video advertising, which they attribute to their business practice of matching advertising with high quality content. (Logo:...

2008-07-31 09:01:05

Tremor-triggered cave-in kills two, traps five in NE China colliery SHENYANG, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Two people died and five remain trapped in a tremor-triggered cave-in at a colliery in northeast China's Liaoning Province, authorities said here on Wednesday. The tremor occurred around 9:20 a.m. on Wednesday in the Hengda coal mine. It caused the collapse of a 20-meter section of a tunnel, trapping seven people working at the site, according to the provincial coal industry administration...

2008-07-30 06:00:43

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Tremor-Triggered Cave-In Kills Two, Traps Five in NE China colliery"] Tremor-triggered cave-in kills two, traps five in NE China colliery SHENYANG, July 30 (Xinhua) - Two people died and five remain trapped in a tremor-triggered cave-in at a colliery in northeast China's Liaoning Province, authorities said here on Wednesday. The tremor occurred around 9:20 a.m. on Wednesday in the Hengda...

2008-07-01 15:00:10

By PETER GOTT Dear Dr. Gott: I was diagnosed as having Parkinson's disease. While I've apparently had the condition for a long time, my posture is the same as it has been for many years. In fact, everything is the same. Dear Reader: Parkinson's disease is a progressive neurological disorder that occurs when nerve cells in a part of the brain die or become impaired. Early symptoms are extremely subtle and vary. Some people might have difficulty getting out of a chair, handwriting...

2008-06-16 15:00:07

By PETER GOTT Dear Dr. Gott: I was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in June 2005. I take Mirapex, which is prescribed, and co-enzyme Q10, which is not. I read somewhere that Q10 is a good over-the-counter for people with Parkinson's disease. Could you please comment on this? Dear Reader: Parkinson's is a neurological disorder that results from the loss of brain cells that produce dopamine, a chemical substance that transmits nerve impulses. Dopamine is essential for normal functioning...

2008-01-25 09:50:00

Dental amalgam tooth fillings do not adversely affect children's brain development and neurological status, researchers report in the February issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association. The authors of the report"”members of a joint team from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, and the University of Washington, Seattle"”studied the possible neurological effects of dental amalgam tooth restorations. Dental amalgam contains elemental mercury combined with other metals...

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2006-09-05 10:25:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than a year after being diagnosed with a West Nile virus infection, nearly half of the patients have ongoing health issues including fatigue, memory problems, headache, depression and tremor, a new study shows. The study also warns that patients diagnosed with West Nile fever, which has generally been thought to be a relatively benign, self-limited condition, are just as likely to have lingering health issues as patients who develop more severe West Nile...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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