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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.

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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).


"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.

Prashant Iyengar seen teaching a yoga class at the B.K.S. Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in March of 2012 in Pune, India.


"Educator Charlotte Hawkins Brown on her wedding day, 1912. Founder of the Palmer Memorial Institute in North Carolina, Ms. Brown was also a suffragist who worked for black women to have the same rights black men and white women were fighting for in the early 20th century. She was also the great aunt of singer Natalie Cole. In fact, she raised Natalie’s mother Maria and her sisters (her brother’s children) when their mother died in childbirth." Ms. Brown died in 1961.


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.

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Ben Franklin Memorial Statue by The Franklin Institute Science Museum, via Flickr (Darryl Moran)

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Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute (สถานเสาวภา)

Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute, or just Snake Farm, is currently ranking as the 29th most important attraction at TripAdvisor. It features a good collection of living snakes, snake venom and snake handling shows and lots of educational information and displays about snakes and their habitat.