Tropical Cyclone Usagi leaves over 25 dead in China

BEIJING:  Typhoon Usagi has killed at least 25 people after crashing ashore in southern China, throwing the region’s transport systems into chaos and leaving tens of thousands of airline passengers stranded in Hong Kong on Monday. Thirteen deaths were reported in Shanwei City, where 24 others were injured in accidents during the storm, according to […]

Indian Solar Venture sparks interest among investors

Washington: India’s ambitious national solar programme has catalysed rapid growth in the solar market driving solar energy prices low and demonstrating how government policy can stimulate clean energy markets, according to a new report. In only two years, competitive bidding under India’s National Solar Mission drove prices for grid-connected solar energy to nearly the price […]

2013 Texas Fertilizer Factory Blasts

Two explosions occurred at a fertilizer plant in Texas on April 17,  injuring over 200 people in the plant and the neighbourhood.  No death has been reported so far. The first explosion occurred around 7:50 PM CDT and spectators saw huge flames in the sky. According to reports, the plant first caught fire, then exploded […]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel makes a hat-trick win in 2013 Elections

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has re-emerged as the winner in 2013 Elections. Her conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and their Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU), emerged as the biggest parties in the Federal Elections, whose results were announced on early Monday. The pair garnered 41.5 percent of the vote, while the largest […]

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New Epidemiological Data

Proposed Interaction Between Oxidants, Antioxidants and Proteases Resulting in Prolonged Function or Dysfunction The Laboratory for Nutrition and Vision Research conducts epidemiological and laboratory research. The Nutrition and Vision Project is a collaboration with the Nutritional Epidemiology Program at the USDA HNRCA, the Center for Ophthalmic Research, Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard University, and […]

Overview of Research Programs

The scientific expertise of TCVR investigators is quite broad. Major scientific disciplines of expertise include biochemistry, bioengineering, biostatistics, cell biology, developmental biology, epidemiology, genetics, immunology, molecular biology, neurobiology, nutrition, pharmacology and physiology. The general categories of eye biology and disease addressed by TCVR scientists include corneal physiology and disease, cataract, developmental biology of the eye, […]

Calories in Almonds and Other Nutrition Facts

Almonds calories may not fall under the ’empty calorie’ classification however almond was seen as the ‘king of nuts.’ This really is possibly due to the steep nourishment value. One almond weighs about 1.2 g possesses 7 calories. Here’s a brief description of the nourishment value of one almond: Calories per almond can vary between […]

Restaurant Reviews Silver k Johnson City Texas

The Silver K restaurant is located in Johnson City, the gateway to the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Lots of folks visit Johnson City at Christmas time for our widely known Lights Spectacular and during the spring and summer for our unique shopping and various events. Its a popular place to visit and eat! With a […]

Restaurant Reviews Hemmingways Toronto

Recently I took a trip to Toronto Canada. Mainly because my boyfriend is only 20 and drinking age in Canada is 18. We stayed in downtown Yorkville which is on the Northern side of Toronto, and might possibly be the most expensive district ever. But, by asking some of the locals where to go, we […]