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  1. Loch Ness Monster — 2022-05-03 17:06:34
    …ie */ Loch Ness, located in the Highlands of [[Scotland]], has the largest volume of fresh water in Great Britain. The body of water reaches a depth of nearly 800 feet and a length of about 23 miles. Some 'authorities' speculate that “Nessi…
  2. Hip Replacement — 2021-08-20 11:18:03
    …s and the lymph nodes to correlate the facts and to see how the joints had worked during the years they had been in the body. == {{datediff from="1963" }} years on == The total hip replacement operation is seen as a landmark in 20th-century s…
  3. MRI Scan — 2021-08-20 11:04:59
    … In 1973, Paul Lauterbur showed NMR could produce images from which he could slowly build a picture of the inside of a body. British scientist Peter Mansfield developed the mathematical processes that turned MRI into a useful rapid imaging tec…
    …g technique called echo-planar imaging making 3D imaging feasible. == First MRI Image == The first MRI scan of a human body part was made by Sir Peter Mansfield, of a cross-section of the finger of his research student Dr Andrew Maudsley, comp…
    …ow-on-display/ http://www.economist.com/node/2246166 */ American doctor and scientist Raymond Damadian built a partial body MRI scanner in 1977, which he called the ‘Indomitable’. {{Tag ids="nuclear magnet scan radio image body"}} …
  4. Phototherapy — 2021-08-20 10:54:17
    …th phototherapy " width="450" }} It was found that the blue light (420-470 nm) converts bilirubin into a form that the body can excrete in the urine and faeces. Phototherapy for jaundiced babies, is now used in almost every hospital in the wor…
  5. Intraocular Lens — 2021-08-20 10:40:24
    …ed reactions it was decided that such an operation was impossible, and that an artificial lens would be rejected by the body's immune system. {{Image url="HaroldRidleyPlaque.jpg" class="right" title="Harold Ridley Plaque" width="" }} == Search …
    …ticed the fact that, although the patient's better eye was peppered with fragments of **perspex**, there was no foreign-body reaction to it. Though lodged in the eyeball, these splinters were apparently inert, and caused no adverse reactions in…
  6. CT Scan — 2021-08-14 20:48:42
    …h="" }} On 1 October 1971, CT scanning was used on a patient with a cerebral cyst. In 1975, Hounsfield built a whole-body scanner. ::c:: == Awards == ~-1979. Hounsfield and Cormack received the **Nobel Prize** in Physiology or Medicine. ~-1…
  7. Football — 2021-08-14 19:52:33
    …] The rules for the modern game of **football** and the creation of the **Football Association** (the English governing body, **FA**), were laid down on the 26th October **1863**. Representatives of several London clubs met //“for the purp…
    …captain of **Barnes Football Club** that he formed in 1858. He wrote to 'Bell's Life Newspaper' proposing a governing body for the sport that led to the first meeting. He wanted a common set of rules so that clubs from all over the nation co…
  8. Powered Flight — 2021-04-05 22:36:49
    …s="right" width="300" title="Rear view of his plane" }} ::cl:: Before he died 1883 Stringfellow had this to say ^^"Somebody must do better than I before we succeed with aerial navigation."^^ [[http://www.chardmuseum.co.uk/Powered_Flight Chard …
  9. Sport — 2020-11-30 00:32:47
    …al to these meetings was '''Ebenezer Cobb Morley''' (1831-1924) he wrote to Bell's Life newspaper proposing a governing body for the sport that led to the first meeting. He wanted a common set of rules so that clubs from all over the nation cou…
  10. Stem Cells — 2020-08-17 17:30:21
    …m Cells == {{Image url="StemCells.png" class="left" title="Diagram showing how stem cells are used." width="550" }} Our body is made up of cells that have many different functions. Before a cell becomes an adult cell they begin as an embryonic …
  11. Sinoatrial Node — 2020-08-15 18:08:00
    …==Arthur Keith & Martin Flack 1907 === ~- [[Medical]]:[[1900s]] **Martin Flack**, British physiologist, discovered the bodys' natural pacemaker that is responsible for the initiation of the heartbeat in **1907** with his mentor, Scottish anato…
  12. Billiards — 2016-06-23 11:09:55
    …I, Scene 5, Cleopatra says: "Let's to billiards. Come, Charmian." == Beginings of Modern Rules == The first governing body of the game, the **English Billiards Association**, was formed in the UK in 1885. Later to become the **Billiards and …
  13. Salvation Army — 2016-01-07 15:19:48
    …ssion was renamed The Salvation Army. William promoted himself to ‘General Booth’, he summed up the purpose of this body saying "We are a salvation people" and "We are a volunteer army". The Salvation Army was modeled after the military, w…

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