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(The Electric Universe - Electrified plasma) To Heal - '..the new world of plasma medicine..'

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'..In these fields quantum mechanics and the theory of relativity are not very important.’

‘The new trend which is introduced by the rise of plasma physics and space research is to some extent opposite. In these fields quantum mechanics and the theory of relativity are not very important.’

- Hannes Alfvén, Nobel Lecture, 1970 (Context, Love)



'.."Plasma Medicine: Healing Wounds and Beyond"..'

'Washington, DC - On May 23, 2011, Prof. Alexander Fridman from Drexel University introduced a roomful of congressional staffers and other interested guests to the new world of plasma medicine - a world in which a plasma device the size of a cell phone can hasten blood coagulation and heal bleeding wounds .. "Plasma Medicine: Healing Wounds and Beyond," .. Noting the language barrier between physicists and medical doctors as a primary challenge to future progress, Fridman concluded, "We can do miracles. The question is, what will happen next year." '

- Fridman Reveals "Miracles" of Plasma Medicine at Congressional Talk



'..Plasma devices can be made handheld or scaled to large areas; they need only electricity .. the technology is inexpensive..'

'The fact that RONS have been part of immune systems for billions of years suggests that resistance development is not a long-term threat. Prof. Graves asserted that this is just one of the reasons plasma devices have an advantage over disinfection chemicals. Plasma devices can be made handheld or scaled to large areas; they need only electricity, which would be an advantage during pandemics, or in remote locations and countries with limited resources; they can be easily automated (e.g., integrated with catheters, bandages or surfaces); they can disinfect water, and synergize with UV; finally, the technology is inexpensive.'


'Washington, DC - On March 28, 2012, the Coalition for Plasma Science presented the 17th in a series of educational talks to members of Congress and their staffs. In a talk entitled "Plasma Power: Battling Contagion Using Electricity and Air," Prof. David Graves of U.C. Berkeley provided a compelling argument for using plasma as a means of combating infectious disease.

After reviewing the broad range of temperatures used in plasma applications, from the very hot ionized gas involved in fusion research to the relatively low temperature plasmas used in plasma etching of computer chips, Prof. Graves detailed the growing threat of infectious disease. Our ability to move people and food - along with microbes - quickly across the globe; the rise of large cities, often with limited public health facilities; changes in climate that disrupt ecosystems; the emerging threat of bioterrorism; the rise of antibiotic resistance - all increase the potential for exposure to infectious, life-threatening disease.

Prof. Graves spent time explaining the challenge of "Hospital-Acquired Infections" (HAIs), which in 2002 were responsible for 99,000 deaths in the U.S. Patients can be exposed to disease via improper staff hand hygiene, catheter-associated urinary tract infections, catheter-related bloodstream infections, surgical site infections, ventilator-associated pneumonia, and transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs), like prions. With the number of antimicrobial drugs decreasing while drug-resistant bacteria increase, nonthermal plasmas can help protect patients from infection. They do this by generating chemical species that are created naturally by plant and animal autoimmune systems - Reactive Oxygen and Nitrogen Species (RONS).

The fact that RONS have been part of immune systems for billions of years suggests that resistance development is not a long-term threat. Prof. Graves asserted that this is just one of the reasons plasma devices have an advantage over disinfection chemicals. Plasma devices can be made handheld or scaled to large areas; they need only electricity, which would be an advantage during pandemics, or in remote locations and countries with limited resources; they can be easily automated (e.g., integrated with catheters, bandages or surfaces); they can disinfect water, and synergize with UV; finally, the technology is inexpensive.

Prof. Graves's engaging presentation prompted many of those attending to comment and ask questions long after the scheduled close of the talk.'

- David Graves Details Plasma's Power to Prevent Infection, March 28, 2012 (The Coalition for Plasma Science)



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(In The Electric Universe) Open Source Infrastructure, beginning of the Enterprise Nervous System (ENS)

(In The Electric Universe) - Germany breaks renewable energy barrier - Twenty-five percent .. comes from renewable energy.

(Bazaarmodel) - Orders From on High? That’s So Yesterday - “The Future of Management”

(To recover) '..the increase in saving permits the financing of new investment projects..'

(During the reorganization) - Trade: Greece, Turkey, Egypt, Italy