When Corks Fly, Watch the Eyes
...the seal breaks.
The academy also offers a few suggestions on what not to do when opening champagne:
Don't shake the bottle.
Don't use a corkscrew
Don't use your thumbs to force the cork from the bottle.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology has more about eye...
Estero Urgent Care to Hold 'A Matter Of Heart' Health Fair, a Free Event Focusing on Heart Disease Prevention to be Held on December 21st at Estero Community Park
...er of Heart" Health Fair
When: Sunday, December 21, 2008
Time: 10 am - 3 pm
Where: Estero Community Park
Estero, FL 33928
About Estero Urgent Care
Estero Urgent Care is a state-of-the...
Weill Cornell science briefs May 2008
Outfitting Device With Drugs to Prevent Future Stroke
Dr. Pierre Gobin is the inventor of the MERCI Retriever, a catheter corkscrew
device that slips into the blood vessels of the brain to hook onto and then remove blood clots. But now, Dr. Gobin is working on another pioneering ad...
Five Steps to Pop the Cork - Not Your Eye Out
...wly while letting the cork glide out gently, emitting a gentle sigh.
Note: Never use a corkscrew. A champagne cork is highly compressed. If a corkscrew
is inserted at an angle, you may have an exploding bottle in your hand.
"Whether you're toasting a good year or serving Mimosas at brunch, the
The new face of vaccine development
...shape, it produces antibodies that recognize this shape.
The surface sugars of Streptococcus pneumoniae 14, on the other hand, lack the extended corkscrew
shape and so aren't recognized by antibodies against type III Group B Streptococcus. Instead, antibodies against Streptococcus pneumoniae 14 are force...
University of Miami engineer designs stretchable electronics with a twist
... new mechanical design strategy is based on semiconductor nanomaterials that can offer high stretchability (e.g., 140%) and large twistability such as corkscrew
twists with tight pitch (e.g., 90o in 1cm). Potential uses for the new design include electronic devices for eye cameras, smart surgical gloves, body ...
...a specialized type of flagellum called axial filament that is located in the periplasmic space , the rotation of which causes the entire bacterium to corkscrew
through its usually viscous medium.
Anticlockwise rotation of monotrichous polar flagella thrusts the cell forward with the flagellum trailing beh...