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Brain structure associated with fear inhibition also may influence personality
...ts viewed a series of digital photos that featured lamps
with either a red or a blue light shining. On the first day, participants viewed the photos several times with a mild electric shock described as annoying but not painful delivered to their hands after one, but not the other, colored light appeare...
Targeted melanoma education of high risk groups improves screening
...e to ultraviolet radiation from the sun or tanning lamps
greatly increases an individual's risk. Melanoma risk is 2-8 times higher among people with a first-degree relative (e.g., father, mother, or sibling) diagnosed with the disease. However, many high-risk families are never screened by physicians or pe...
Fiber-based light source promises improvements in food inspection
...ly employed light sources such as tungsten halogen lamps
or arrays of light-emitting diodes lack at least one of these features. According to the researchers, this fiber-based device can be customized for a specific inspection application within 4 to 6 weeks, then manufactured for that application in 16 ...
UN engages banks to light up rural India; Solar loans, energy access transform life for poor
...ore small town hawkers are switching from kerosene lamps
to solar lights. Most kerosene lamps, especially... reading needs adequately. The efficiency of these lamps
is not even 10 percent of the most in-efficient incandescent electric lighting. This means high cost...
Aluminum foil lamps outshine incandescent lights
...linois are developing panels of microcavity plasma lamps
that may soon brighten peoples lives. The thin, li...uthor of a paper describing the microcavity plasma lamps
in the June issue of the Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. Like conventional fluorescent lights...