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2012-02-09 12:20:01

Children of mothers screened and treated for reduced thyroid function during pregnancy show no signs of improved IQ compared to women who receive no treatment, new research has uncovered Children of mothers screened and treated for reduced thyroid function during pregnancy show no signs of improved IQ compared to women who receive no treatment, new research has uncovered. Scientists from Cardiff University's School of Medicine working with colleagues from The Wolfson Institute of...

Image 1 - Robot Competition In Zero-gravity
2012-01-26 05:15:29

School teams from Europe and America have been commanding robots competing in the Spheres ZeroRobotics tournament in space. The arena: 400 km above Earth on the International Space Station. Student teams could send a single piece of instruction software to control the small robotic ℠Spheres´. The goal of the tournament was to earn points through masterful operation via guidance and navigation control algorithms as well as choosing the best tactics to win the game. This...

Shroud Of Turin Could Be The Real Deal
2011-12-23 06:18:17

Italian researchers at the National Agency for New Technologies, Energy, and Sustainable Economic Development have been doing research on the origins of the Shroud of Turin, the supposed burial cloth of Jesus Christ. They have discovered a process that can duplicate the depth of the dye and the color by using Ultraviolet laser pulses, which is beyond the technology of Jesus´ time and Medieval times. The scientists said, “The results show a short and intense burst of UV...

2011-04-21 07:15:00

LOS ANGELES, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New documents are being made public on the Internet this week revealing that in 2000 through 2010 an eight-chapter "Message" was discovered to exist in tandem with the ancient Catholic, highly controversial SHROUD OF TURIN (Shroud, meaning: burial cloth - Turin: the city in Italy). THE MESSAGE 2000 AD, as it is called, was discovered, successfully "decoded" and summarized by a virtually unknown artist named E. Laurence Bake. The inspiring...

2011-02-23 00:00:42

The total investment in the farms to be constructed in the region of Piedmont, will exceed 125 million Euros and their construction and start-up (anticipated for the end of the coming month of March), will mean the creation of a hundred direct and indirect jobs. Part of the 2,027 trackers to be installed in the solar farms will be assembled in the factory that the company belonging to the MECASOLAR Group has in Turin. OPDE report that different investment funds have indicated their interest...

2010-12-01 08:00:00

TURIN, Italy, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, in Turin, at the headquarters of the Piedmont Region, a news conference was held announcing the implementation, from Piedmont, of the first 3D HDTV broadcasts, free-to-air, with a system for backwards compatibility with 2D TV sets. The initiative, all made in Piedmont, was created through a partnership between public and private bodies operating in the area, including Sisvel, Quartarete TV and CSP Innovazione nelle ICT, putting the...

2010-01-14 04:45:00

HONG KONG, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Aedas Architects proudly announced its alliance with Pininfarina Extra to create exclusive interiors and products within world-leading architecture. The alliance springs from the opening of Aedas' new office in Turin three months ago. This is not only a formidable collaboration between two world- class designers but also a credo of achieving sustainability through innovative, essential and elegant designs and products. "Working with Aedas...

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2009-10-05 14:50:00

An Italian scientist claims he has reproduced the Shroud of Turin, the linen some Christians revere as the burial cloth of Jesus Christ. Luigi Garlaschelli said his reproduction proves that the original 14'4" x 3'7" shroud, which bears the reversed image of a crucified man some believe is Christ, is a fake. "We have shown that is possible to reproduce something which has the same characteristics as the Shroud," said Garlaschelli, a professor of organic chemistry at the University of Pavia. He...

2009-09-14 12:33:00

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Northern Empire Energy Corp. ("the Company"; OTC Bulletin Board: NOEE) is pleased to announce it is planning the first well of a three well, fall/winter drilling campaign on the Turin Prospect in southern Alberta, Canada. The Company is currently completing an Authorization for Expenditures ("AFE") and expects the spud date on the first well within the next 30 to 45 days. There is an inherent risk in an oil and gas exploration, and...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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