ScienceDaily
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WhoWhatWhy
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When the president lay supine on his back and the doctors applied pressure to the front of his chest for cardiac massage, they forced the bullet back out through the same channel and it fell out from his back.” Well, it doesnt work that way. See, if you were in Pittsburgh, we have these three large tunnels, I always do this, I dont know of any tunnels down here. We have three large, long tunnels: Fort Pitt, Liberty and Squirrel Hill tunnels. I love to tell my audiences around there when I’m talking about JFK, which I did as recently as last night. I say, just picture yourself, folks, going into the Liberty tunnels and you decide when you’re in there, that you’re going in the wrong direction. So you put your car in reverse and you back out. Well, bullets dont work that way. When the bullet slams into you, it produces hemorrhage, it produces immediate swelling of the tissues, edema, it becomes encased, engorged and held in place by fibrous tissue, whatever the tissue may be.
TIME - Top Stories
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The Huffington Post
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Sky News
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I understand that despite this missile going slightly wayward and all not been quite well on it they didn't carry out another test, so it isn't like a fibrous missile, something went wrong, they awarded it and then went just take another one and double-check, I don't know whether that position was taken for cost reasons or for other reasons, but cost is certainly a factor.
The Huffington Post
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What is a disc herniation? The intervertebral disc is an elastic soft cushion that is between the vertebrae of the spine (Figure 9). It connects the vertebrae together, gives stability to the spine, and allows the spine to move. The intervertebral disc has two parts; the annulus fibrosus (tough fibrous outer layer) and the nucleus pulposus (soft gel-like inner layer) (Figure 10). If the soft gel-like inner material leaks out or herniates through a tear in the fibrous outer layer, it becomes a disc herniation. A tear of the disc may allow the gel-like material in the center of the disc to protrude and leak out, causing a herniation of the disc, which presses into the nerve root as it exits the spine. This irritates the close by nerve root, causing sciatica. Sciatica is one of the most common symptoms of lumbar disc herniation. Treatment Treatment will initially include anti-inflammatory medication, muscle relaxation and physical therapy.
Autocar
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SUSPENSION, STEERING, BRAKES By wire will be the way to go. There need be no mechanical connection between driver and motor, or steered wheels or brakes. New systems offer far greater flexibility of steering effort (probably configurable to the driver’s taste) and of integrated retardation between regenerative and friction braking, a current bugbear in hybrid and electric cars. It’s probable the P42’s driver will be offered a range of driving modes, selectable according to taste or loaded automatically via a smartphone app. Advancing NVH (noise, vibration, harshness) technology will do much more to help: flush glass will lower wind noise, fibrous panels will absorb sound, and ever more careful design of the exterior mirrors will cut wind rush – until these are replaced by much smaller rearward-facing cameras (the kind we have on our bootlids already).
ScienceDaily
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Phys.Org
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ITV
3 months
I like to keep it whole, because I don't like all the, it's quite fibrous. I put it in and I take it out before serving. Cook for fibrous. I put it in and I take it out before serving. Cook that for around five minutes. Now we have some Gearoid masala.
The Guardian - Music
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(Blow the Fuse) Purposeful, full-toned and melodic – those are the qualities of Alison Rayner ’s music, in her roles as both bass player and composer. Jazz today takes so many forms, and incorporates so many diverse influences, that it takes a strong musical voice, such as Rayner’s, to stand out clearly amid the surrounding din. She has a beautifully integrated band too. The whole thing has that loose feeling which is the mark of musicians who have been working together for some time. The bright, fibrous sound of Diane McLoughlin’s soprano saxophone is a particular delight, and the wild guitar and piano interplay between Deirdre Cartwright and Steve Lodder in Mayday is one of the set’s many highlights. Continue reading...
ITV
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If it is benign, will they remove it? It depends what it is. I think there is some confusion as to what is causing it at the moment. Fibrous dysplasia is something that might not necessarily be able to be removed. The other thing I wanted to say is if you do get a lump, anyone out there, in your mouth, that is there for longer than two months, get it checked out.
The Huffington Post
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The Huffington Post
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The Huffington Post
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Phys.Org
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Futurity
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Phys.Org
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It looks like a tattered surgical stocking with legs. But this millimetre-long fossil is one of the best preserved animal fossils from the Cambrian period, 500m years ago. With no mineralised hard parts, worms like this would normally rot and decay long before the processes of fossilisation could get to work. But this exceptional one-off preserves every wart and wrinkle of the animal's skin, along with the fibrous tissues of its muscles. The great age of the fossil means that it provides a rare glimpse of one of the most significant evolutionary transitions – the origin of legs.
Leicester Mercury
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Leicester Mercury
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Design Milk - Tech
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Simple is a word which can be equated as a positive or negative. If taken to an extreme, being simple connotes the unsophisticated, a very ordinary state. But simple within the context of simplicity can be the realization of the effortless, the embodiment of the easily operable, and the sincerely beautiful. In the case of the Osloform Serpentine Stereo , the latter definition is definitely applicable, a very simple and timeless stereo speaker system. It may seem on first glance, what you see is very much what you get with this minimalist stereo system. But the devil is in the details, as in the case of the best in minimalism. The speckled exterior case is constructed with Valchromat, fibrous wood panels impregnated with green or grey dye and resin, then accessorized with a sexy single brass volume knob. Similarly, each speaker is covered with radiant perforated brass speaker covers for a glamorous finish.
Hackaday
5 months
In the darker aramid blend, the fibrous nature of the material become more visible: Carbon Fiber ABS From the notes in the data sheet I conclude a volume-specific fiber content of 5 % (10 % by mass) for this filament. Just like the aramid fibers, carbon fibers lower the thermal expansion coefficient of the composite, making this a low-warp material. Carbon fibers are very abrasive, so a hardened steel nozzle is recommended when printing carbon fiber composites. Even though this filament is supposedly antistatic, it's worth mentioning that this material is not conductive enough to print electronics. It does, however, conduct heat. Print quality The carbon fiber ABS also had to undergo the same Benchy -test at 255 °C and 0.2 mm layer height, with almost identical, perfect results to its aramid infused siblings. The surface finish is slightly more rough than the aramid filament but very consistent.
The Huffington Post
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The Opioid Crisis In 2014, 28,647 people died from opioid abuse . That's 78 people every day. Tens of thousands of Americans are addicting and killing themselves with prescription drugs. In the same year, the number of marijuana deaths was...zero . The opioid epidemic is significant in this discussion because the deadly addiction usually starts with a prescription for pain management. Marijuana is a viable and far less destructive option for people in chronic pain. The Changing Tide For the first time in history, the tide has begun to change. Legal Marijuana legislation is proposed in many states and voters are speaking up. Colorado collected $88 million in marijuana taxes last year, and used it to fund schools. The reality is that people smoke pot - 49% say they've tried it . It's easy to grow, easy to find, and relatively cheap. Decriminalization would give science the opportunity to study its medicinal properties and growers the leeway to produce marijuana's relative, hemp, a fast-growing fibrous plant with tons of uses .