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Watson Amazed by Radcliffes Steamy Shots

Harry Potter star Emma Watson was amazed to see steamy shots of co-star Daniel Radcliffe in an American magazine. Watson was surprised that she realised how handsome Radcliffe is, after looking at the shots. I saw that and I was like, 'Hey'... (It's) the first time I've really thoug...

Beetroot Juice May Boost Stamina

...hor Andy Jones, a professor in the University of Exeter's School of Sport and Health Sciences, said in a news release from the university. "We were amazed by the effects of beetroot juice on oxygen uptake because these effects cannot be achieved by any other known means, including training. I am sure pro...

The Healing Power of Art, Dance and Expression

...ies and the creative process as a way for our residents to work through different issues and express themselves nonverbally," Rocchi said. "I am often amazed by the creativity and honesty that comes out of these processes." Art therapy uses the creative process and visual art (drawing, painting, sculpture...

Rita's Squeezes Pediatric Cancer with $451,000 Donation

...rt of the ALSF mission, and how our guests, franchise partners and Treat Team members raised $451,000 in only four weeks." "We are continuously amazed by the support Rita's Franchise Company has shown Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation in the battle against childhood cancer," said Jay Scott, Alex's fat...

Cardiorobotics Closes $11.6M Series A Financing to Advance Clinical Development of Snake Robot for Surgery

...id Mel Pirchesky, president and Chief Executive Officer of Eagle Ventures. "In particular, I was very impressed by the leadership's talent and really amazed to learn that the company's system could convert a complex heart procedure that requires a heart-lung machine, into a single-port, minimally invasive ...

90 Brain Fitness Patents for Posit Science

...n of the company. "It underscores our ongoing commitment to invention and to the advance of the field of applied neuroplasticity. Most people would be amazed by the discoveries being made in our labs every month, and the rate of invention just keeps accelerating." The company estimates that its patents...

Acoustiblok, Inc. Combines Sound Abatement and Insulation Materials at Broward County Waste to Energy Plant to Reduce Industrial Noise Pollution

...e plant manager told us that the factory was running at nearly 50% greater capacity than when the original readings were taken." Benton, too, was amazed at the results of the black Acoustiblok material seamed with black and yellow Acoustigrip permanent bonding tape, which far surpassed his expectations...

Wii-hab may enhance Parkinson's treatment

...ance and fast pace. "By the middle of the study, we actually had a number of people who could [defeat] their opponent out in the first round, which amazed us," says Dr. Herz, who presented his preliminary findings at the fifth annual Games for Health Conference today in Boston. The victories weren't t...

Parents key in new measure to evaluate language in children with autism

... we had from parents all across Canada has allowed us to provide norms for the LUI at every month from 18 to 47 months of age," O'Neill said. "We were amazed by how eager so many parents were to take part. I think the issue of how children learn language is just as fascinating to parents as to researchers a...

Donate Life Hollywood Inaugurates Film Festival - June 13

...proactive and positive way and to fill a niche. We knew there were people out there who were producing films and TV shows about the topic, but we were amazed at the response to our call-for-submissions," said Tenaya Wallace, Donate Life Hollywood campaign director. "It proves that there is enough drama in r...
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New Clinical Studies Presented at the 14th World Congress of Anesthesiology Demonstrate Masimo Advancements in Patient Care

...re-through motion and low perfusion pulse oximeters. Scores of anesthesiologists who perform invasive hemoglobin testing routinely during surgery were amazed by the ability to get their own hemoglobin levels tested noninvasively in just seconds. In fact, anesthesiologists were heard proclaiming "this change...

'Best Week Ever' for Nothing But Nets

...d Nations Foundation, creator of Nothing But Nets. "The team at VH1 has done a great job of conveying the gravity of this issue with humor. We've been amazed and grateful for the large outpouring of support from tens of thousands of individuals who are already sending nets and saving lives. Our partnership ...
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Mayo Clinic: Brain disorder suggests common mechanism may underlie many neurodegenerative diseases

...king brake, so Perry mutations in p150glued mean that this brake is affected. It would be analogous to driving that train with faulty brakes." What amazed the researchers are the similarities that Perry syndrome shares with other neurodegenerative diseases. Perry mutations in DCTN1 are physically very cl...

Italy's geologic history becomes a personal tale in Walter Alvarez's new book

...glophone viewpoint that ignores many of our worthy scientific forebears from other countries," he wrote. Even the casual observer can't help but be amazed by the unique geology of Italy. "Italy has a highly varied landscape: old volcanoes around Rome and Naples; mountains made of limestone in the Apen...

Whispering bats are 100 times louder than previously thought

...m would be louder because she couldn't see how the animals could locate moving insects with a low intensity echolocation call, but admits that she was amazed that they were so much louder and that they could also adjust the volume to match their prey. ...

A reputation for innovation

... to outpace the national average in several measures of innovation productivity and delivering new ideas to the marketplace. "We cannot help but be amazed at the discoveries of our faculty this past year and the breadth of their inventions," says Dr. Richard Kordal, director of the Office of Intellectual...

Oxidative stress: Mechanism of cell death clarified

...that oxidative stress is detrimental to cells by unspecific oxidation of many essential biomolecules, such as proteins and lipids. That is why we were amazed to find that in cells lacking either glutathione or glutathione peroxidase 4, a distinctive signaling pathway is engaged, which causes cell death. The...

Nothing stops an expert in the art of living

... residents. Back in their Stuttgart lab, Voigt and Gorb decided to test how non-stick mirid bugs really are. Wrapping a bug in a leaf the team were amazed when they unrolled it and 'the bug jumped up and ran away!' says Voigt. The bug was completely non-stick. Next, the team checked the mirid bug's surfa...

How nonstick bugs evade natural fly paper

... residents. Back in their Stuttgart lab, Voigt and Gorb decided to test how non-stick mirid bugs really are. Wrapping a bug in a leaf the team were amazed when they unrolled it and 'the bug jumped up and ran away!' says Voigt. The bug was completely non-stick. Next the team checked the mirid bug's surfac...

How non-stick bugs evade natural fly paper

... residents. Back in their Stuttgart lab, Voigt and Gorb decided to test how non-stick mirid bugs really are. Wrapping a bug in a leaf the team were amazed when they unrolled it and 'the bug jumped up and ran away!' says Voigt. The bug was completely non-stick. Next the team checked the mirid bug's surfac...

Study of marine snail leads to new insights into long-term memory

...g backwards. We don't know yet how that happens. "The more I understand about the nature of synaptic change during learning," he said, "the more amazed I am by how complicated it gets. Why does it have to be so complicated? Why can't serotonin just cause the presynaptic change all by itself? Why does ...

Toad research could leapfrog to new muscle model

...rizona State University have been inspired by biology in designing a robotic tendon. After meeting with Nishikawa about her work, Sugar said, "We were amazed at the speed, energy storage and power of muscle. We learned how a frog tongue will store energy and release it in a powerful burst." At ASU's Hum...
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Aztech Controls Introduces Standardized Gas Sticks for Semiconductor Tool Hook Up

...at "our clients are usually somewhat apprehensive at first because this sort of claim has been made in the past. After working with us, they are amazed at how easy it is to work with us; and gas sticks are now a problem of the past. They can move on to tackling more pressing issues." Aztech ...

New Discoveries on a Fingertip Test for Screening Silent Heart Disease Promising Results of Recent Clinical Studies to be Presented during the 2009 American College of Cardiology Conference, March 29th - April 1st in Orlando

...ties are costly (e.g., MRI) or pose hazardous radiation (e.g., CT scan); therefore, they cannot be used frequently (weekly or monthly). "I am amazed by the predictive power that VENDYS has shown in these studies," said Dr. Harvey Hecht, Chairman of Endothelix Scientific Advisory Board and Dire...

Billy Mays Endorses New Odor Eliminating Product, What Odor?

...uot;From day one What Odor?® was successful," said Grist. "Our customers love it. They re-order What Odor?® and they continue to be amazed that it really works as well as claimed." It isn't often that a company like What Odor?® lands one of North America's best-known televisi...

J. Craig Venter Institute Researchers Publish Significant Advance in Genome Assembly Technology

...ance is being used by scientists at the company SGI in making next generation biofuels and biochemicals more efficiently. "We continue to be amazed by the capacity of yeast to simultaneously take up so many DNA pieces and assemble them into genome-size molecules," said lead author Dr. Gibson. "Thi...

Top Refractive Eye Surgeons Listed in Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory Make Solid Showing at Annual Alcon Symposium

...o brainer'. Both my colleague Dr. James McCulley (Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern Medical Center) and myself have been amazed since we first began treatments, and we left this meeting even more impressed by the incredible precision, versatility, and future of the Allegretto....

RF Technologies(R) Installs Safe Place(R) Solution for Pediatric and Infant Security at ProHealth Care's Waukesha Memorial Hospital

...really impressed us," said Roberta Sonnentag, Clinical Manager LDRP and GYN Services at ProHealth Care's Waukesha Memorial Hospital. "Not only were we amazed by the technology but also with the knowledge and skill of its staff." Protection that offers peace of mind The Safe Place system was installed in...

AbelsonTaylor Captures DTC Gold

...o women roam around a museum, inspecting the limbs of statues, until they come to a masterpiece -- the Zimmer Gender Knee. The ladies are inspired and amazed at the difference this knee can make for women. "The message is that not all knee replacements are the same," said Dale Taylor, CEO of AbelsonTaylor...

Historic Breakthrough in Fighting Children's Batten Disease as China Stem Cells Give New Lease on Life to 6 Year Old California Boy

... us and we are really glad we went." Blake's mother Dawn, who remained in California for the two months of Blake's stem cell therapy in Beijing, was amazed to see distinct improvements upon his return. Since Blake's return to California, she reports that his hands are unclenched and are no longer spastic....

Nanotechnology innovation may revolutionize gene detection in a single cell

...l of structural DNA nanotechnology in biological applications has been underestimated, and if we look at the process of DNA self-assembly, you will be amazed that trillions of DNA nanostructures can form simultaneously in a solution of few microliters, and very importantly, they are biocompatible and water ...

Crux Biomedical Announces First Successful U.S. Implant of Its New Retrievable Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter

... up to several hours to accomplish," said Frank Arko, co-founder of Crux and Chief of Endovascular Surgery at University of Texas Southwestern. "I was amazed how easy it was to retrieve the Crux filter in our initial implants outside the United States. We were able to deploy or remove the filter in less tha...
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