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2014-04-24 23:09:00

UVA's stroke program has received the highest quality award from the American Heart Association. Charlottesville,VA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 The American Heart Association has recognized the quality and safety of UVA’s stroke care with two awards. UVA received both the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award and made the Target: Stroke Honor Roll. The awards represent the highest level of stroke quality recognition offered by the AHA. “We couldn’t...

2014-04-24 08:35:57

New Findings Quantify Antioxidant Protection from Pollution-Induced Oxidative Damage NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkinCeuticals, the antioxidant authority and leader in scientifically-backed cosmeceutical treatments, announces initial findings from a multi-year clinical research initiative that for the first time, quantifies the damaging effects of pollution on skin, and the protective capacity of the brand's topical antioxidants. Results of this study were presented at...

2014-04-24 08:30:50

THE DROP-DEAD GORGEOUS GHOULFRIENDS ARE BACK FOR AN ALL-NEW DOUBLE FEATURE FROM ONE OF THE HOTTEST TWEEN ENTERTAINMENT FRANCHISES UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time to "fang out" with your favorite ghoulfriends in this frightfully fabulous double feature straight from the latest scare?mester at Monster High(TM)! Everyone's ready for some monstrous fun in the sun during spring break in Escape from Skull Shores. But when they find themselves shipwrecked on a...

2014-04-22 23:02:31

The May 2014 issue of InStyle Magazine offers a primer on the latest skin care products and medical treatments for frown lines. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Medical Corporation comments on the magazine’s suggestions and the role of UV rays and genetics in the appearance of frown lines. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 As reported in the May 2014 issue of InStyle Magazine, stress and exposure to the sun’s rays can leave frown lines on one’s face. However, regardless of age and...

2014-04-22 23:02:29

Scientists find cell phone radiation exposure creates cellular imbalances known to cause cancer in 92% of peer reviewed studies on ROS (Reactive Oxygen Species). RF Safe suggest precautionary measures to reduce excessive RF exposure even at athermic levels. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 According to RF Safe, Scientists confirm non-ionizing cell phone radiation and ionizing UV radiation from the sun both produce a common bio-effect in living cells, the overproduction of...

2014-04-22 14:02:45

Many research projects study the effects of temperature and precipitation on the global distribution of plant and animal species. However, an important component of climate research, the UV-B radiation, is often neglected. The landscape ecologists from UFZ in collaboration with their colleagues from the Universities in Olomouc (Czechia), Halle and Lüneburg have processed UV-B data from the U.S. NASA space agency in such a way that they can be used to study the influence of UV-B radiation on...

2014-04-22 12:30:13

Encouraging Consumers to Help Protect Marine Life by Choosing Biodegradable and Reef-Safe Sunscreens LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We all know that we need to protect our skin when enjoying the outdoors. Sunscreen should be applied liberally every two hours. This year the Alba Botanica(®) brand wants to call attention to the serious threat that conventional sunscreens may pose to the environment and coral reefs in particular....

2014-04-22 12:26:58

First Solid-State Vacuum UV Phosphor, Described in APL Materials, Promises Smaller, Safer, Longer Lasting, Low Power Lamps for Industrial Applications WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of researchers in Japan has developed a solid-state lamp that emits high-energy ultraviolet (UV) light at the shortest wavelengths ever recorded for such a device, from 140 to 220 nanometers. This is within the range of vacuum-UV light -- so named because while light of that...

2014-04-21 16:22:50

SHANGHAI, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, will showcase its latest innovations at Chinaplas 2014, one of the world's largest plastics industry exhibitions. New technologies to be displayed are the result of close collaboration with customers to help them reach new markets, achieve sustainability goals and improve profitability. "Inspired by our customers, we are...

2014-04-16 23:13:02

Attend the roundtable to learn more about UV LED technology. Hillsboro, Oregon (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Bill Cortelyou, President and CEO at Phoseon Technology will be participating in the UV LED Global Roundtable at 10 a.m. on May 13. The Global Roundtable is an engaging discussion about the promise, the challenges and the accomplishments of UV LED technology. The six panelists represent suppliers of UV LEDs and conventional UV lamps, ink and coating formulators and innovative end users...


Latest Ultraviolet Reference Libraries

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2010-11-15 19:37:34

Sunglasses are protective eyewear designed to shield the eyes from damaging or discomforting sunlight and high-energy light. They can also work as a visual aid. The ultraviolet radiation from the sun can cause several serious eye problems and many healthcare professionals recommend eye protection. However, since the 1940s sunglasses have been associated with celebrities more so than eye protection. James Ayscough experimented with tinted lenses in the mid-18th century although they were...

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2010-10-27 21:50:51

Photographic film is a sheet of plastic coated with an emulsion containing light-sensitive silver halide salts that when exposed to light it forms a visible image. Through film developing, a chemical process applied to the film, a visible image is created. To create black and white photos there is only one layer of silver salts on the film and when exposed to light the silver salts block light and appear as the black part of the film. Color film uses three layers of salts and dyes in...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

UV Astronomy -- UV astronomy is the branch of astronomy and astrophysics which deals with objects visible in ultraviolet (UV) radiation. UV radiation ranges approximatively from 10nm (extreme UV) to 380nm (near UV). Ultraviolet line spectrum measurements are used to discern the chemical composition, densities, and temperatures of interstellar medium, and the temperature and composition of hot young stars. UV observations can also provide essential information about the evolution of...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Electromagnetic Spectrum -- The electromagnetic spectrum describes the various types of electromagnetic radiation based on their wavelengths. Radio, representing wavelengths from a few feet to well over a mile, is at one end of the spectrum. Gamma ray radiation is at the other end: the wavelength of the harder types is so short, in the subatomic range, that we do not have instruments capable of directly measuring it. While the above classification scheme is generally accurate, in...

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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