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  2. Spinal fusion - Wikipedia

    Spinal fusion is a high risk surgery and complications can be serious, including death. In general, there is a higher risk of complications in older people with elevated body mass index (BMI), other medical problems, poor nutrition and nerve symptoms (numbness, weakness, bowel/bladder issues) before surgery. [3]

  3. Fusion power - Wikipedia

    Fusion power is a proposed form of power generation that would generate electricity by using heat from nuclear fusion reactions. In a fusion process, two lighter atomic nuclei combine to form a heavier nucleus, while releasing energy.

  4. Flicker fusion threshold - Wikipedia

    For the purposes of presenting moving images, the human flicker fusion threshold is usually taken between 60 and 90 Hz, though in certain cases it can be higher by an order of magnitude. In practice, movies are recorded at 24 frames per second and displayed by repeating each frame two or three times for a flicker of 48 or 72 Hz.

  5. Hundun - Wikipedia

    Hundun 混沌 has a graphic variant hunlun 混淪 (using lún 淪; 'ripples; eddying water; sink down' see the Liezi below), which etymologically connects to the mountain name Kunlun 崑崙 (differentiated with the "mountain radical" 山). Robinet (2007, p. 525) says "Kunlun and hundun are the same closed center of the world." Girardot (1983, p.

  6. Cold fusion - Wikipedia

    Cold fusion is a hypothesized type of nuclear reaction that would occur at, or near, room temperature.It would contrast starkly with the "hot" fusion that is known to take place naturally within stars and artificially in hydrogen bombs and prototype fusion reactors under immense pressure and at temperatures of millions of degrees, and be distinguished from muon-catalyzed fusion.

  7. Philadelphia chromosome - Wikipedia

    The chromosomal defect in the Philadelphia chromosome is a reciprocal translocation, in which parts of two chromosomes, 9 and 22, swap places.The result is that a fusion gene is created by juxtaposing the ABL1 gene on chromosome 9 (region q34) to a part of the BCR (breakpoint cluster region) gene on chromosome 22 (region q11).

  8. Vii - Wikipedia

    The Vii (Chinese: 威力棒; pinyin: Wēilì bàng; lit. "Power Stick" or "The Power is Great") is a Shanzhai video game console similar in design to Nintendo 's Wii . [3] It was originally released in China in 2007.

  9. Fuze Beverage - Wikipedia

    Fuze Beverage (/ f j uː z / fyooz), commercially referred to as simply Fuze (marketed in Switzerland, Turkey, Georgia and Kazakhstan as Fuse), is a manufacturer of teas and non-carbonated fruit drinks enriched with vitamins. Currently the brand consists of five vitamin-infused lines: Slenderize, Refresh, Tea, Defensify, Magdalotopuss, and ...