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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is a federal research facility in Livermore, California, founded by the University of California in 1952. A Federally Funded Research and Development Center , it is primarily funded by the United States Department of Energy and managed and operated by Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC , a partnership of the University of California, Bechtel, Babcock & Wilcox, URS, and Battelle Memorial Institute in affiliation with the Texas A&M University…


Radiological incidents such as Chernobyl and Fukushima show a need for EM. As part of our Nation’s efforts, earlier this year, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) National Urban Security Technology Laboratory (NUSTL) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) demonstrated new technology developments at the Columbus, Ohio, Battelle Memorial Institute facility that will enable more effective radiological decontamination.

A new compact, lightweight weapon will stop a target in their tracks from a hundred meters away without harming them. Nicknamed the Pogojet, it's a radical less-than-lethal design from Jeffrey Widder, senior research scientist at Battelle Memorial Institute in Ohio. The Pogojet—whose official name is the Caseless Telescoping Less-lethal System—is unique in that the propellant burns inside the round, pushing on a piston that propels it forward. The action resembles a pogo stick, hence the…

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Brain Implant Enables Quadriplegic Man to Play Guitar Hero With His Hands

Brain Implant Enables Quadriplegic Man to Play Guitar Hero With His Hands | Gizmodo | "The system, called NeuroLife, is allowing Burkhart to make functional movements, such as picking up utensils, pouring the contents from a bottle, swiping a credit card—and even playing Guitar Hero. It was developed by researchers from the Battelle Memorial Institute, with a little help from Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center." Click to read and share the full article with video (3:37).


This is the first image of a Black suffragette I've found. Charlotte Brown, Nat King Cole married her daughter.


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"Life Flight: Trauma Center Houston" was filmed at Memorial Hermann Hospital Texas Trauma Institute, and featured the hospital's trauma staff and physicians, as well as faculty, residents and fellows from Memorial Hermann's partnership with the University of Texas Health Science Center medical school.

Happy memorial of St Daniel Comboni – October 10 #pinterest #stdanielcomboni Daniel Comboni: the son of poor gardeners who became the first Catholic Bishop of Central Africa, and one of the great missionaries in the Church’s history. It is a fact. When God decides to take a hand and select a generous and open-hearted individual, things happen: great, new things. When all his companions died, Comboni returned home in 1859 to recover his own health and taught (1861-64) at the Mazza Institute…

from Thinking Outside The Sandbox Family DIY, Recipes, Autism, Kids

Other Uses for Dryer Sheets

While dryer sheets are great for softening your clothes the job of dryer sheets doesn’t just stop there. Here are some other uses for dryer sheets.

The landward end of the north jetty and Jetty Street beyond. Rowing boat slung out on davits on either side. Buildings shown - railway station. Criterion Hotel, Criterion Chambers, Palmerston Hotel, Post office building with telephone exchange tower, St. Mary's Church. On skyline - Grand Hotel, lighthouse, Donkin memorial. Grey Institute, Donkin Street houses. Hill Presbyterian Church. c. 1885.