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FRIDAY SCIENCE FUN FACTS HALLOWEEN EDITION

In the spirit of the Halloween Weekend, Quiz yourself on Halloween related fun!   1.) A spider’s web is made of what chemical substance?              A. protein  B. starch  C. sugar  D. lipid or fat 2.) Spiders are : A. vegetarians  B. omnivores  C. carnivores 3.) Bats navigate and move through the night using:   A. sonar  B…. Read more »

How Pharma Is Using Twitter To Connect With Patients

With social media quickly becoming the fastest way to connect to your target market Pharmaceutical companies are jumping on board. If you are searching a clinical trial or company updates, then pharma’s corporate Twitter feeds may just be the place for you. Unlike normal Twitter, Pharma Twitter is closely regulated by the FDA, and monitored… Tags: , , , , , , ,

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3 FASCINATING FACTS ABOUT EARTH

Did you know if you drilled a tunnel straight through the Earth and jumped in, it would take you exactly 42 minutes and 12 seconds to get to the other side. Did you know that the Earth isn’t just spinning: It’s also moving around the sun at 67,000 miles (107,826 km) per hour. Researchers calculate…

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GE Healthcare to Announce Next Generation of MRI Heart Scans

GE Healthcare, a Boston-based premier digital industrial company, started working with Stanford physicians on next generation MRI technology after recognizing limitations when using current MRI scanners.  The goal is to better diagnose people with heart disease. Much like watching a 3D motion picture, the new VioWorks exams show a patient’s heart beating as a 3D… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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3 Fascinating Facts About Things You Do In Your Lifetime!

In a lifetime, your brain’s long-term memory can hold as many as 1 quadrillion (1 million billion) separate bits of information.   The average person walks 75,000 miles (120,000 km) in a lifetime. That’s roughly the distance you’d cover if you walked around the world five times.   Over the course of one’s life, human skin completely replaces itself 900 times.  

Zika Shot Ready To Be Tested In Humans

Earlier this year, as the Zika outbreak exploded around the globe sending companies into the R&D fray to develop a vaccination. Zika is spread mostly by the bite of an infected mosquito and can be passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus. Infection during pregnancy can cause certain birth defects such as, unusually small heads and brain damage… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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