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Port of Long Beach Introduces New State-Of-The-Art Fireboat “Vigilance”

Port of Long Beach introduces their second new technically advanced fireboat, “Vigilance” Monday morning with a dockside ceremony at the Joint Command and Control Center (JCCC). “Vigilance” joins her sister vessel “Protector,” dedicated in June 2016, as the two most powerful fireboats in the world.  …

Thank heavens Florence missed Earth

This month of September started unusually.  Florence, a three mile wide asteroid, passed closely by the Earth on September 1, 2017.  Luckily, Florence did not strike the Earth.  If Florence would have collided into our planet, she would have been a meteor.  When an asteroid comes…

Thomas Edison turned darkness into light

Before Thomas Edison invented  the incandescent light bulb, people used candles to light their homes.  Using candles was not safe since they could fall and cause a fire.  After his light bulb, people worldwide  safely lighted their dwellings.  Even though the light bulbs that we use…

Goodwin helped create motion pictures

Entertainment on the big screen is better than ever.  The digital quality brings out the best in every film.  Even flicks that receive poor reviews look superb with today’s technology.  Special effects also make action and science fiction films come to life.  As moviegoers, we credit…

The Evolution of the Research Lab

The evolution of laboratory research has progressed rapidly over the past fifty years. Advanced technology has changed the way research is performed. The integration of computers, robotics, chemical compounds and more have made laboratories more efficient and progressive. A look at the past and present provides…

Preventing Diarrhea Deaths

Diarrhea is the second highest cause of childhood mortality, affecting almost a million children in developing countries around the world. As the second highest cause of infant death after pneumonia, diarrhea is also one of the most treatable health malignant conditions today. The vast share of global media coverage on…

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