Now showing at Architekturgalerie München, "The Engineering of Architecture" explores Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP Structural Group and their work on supertalls like Burj Khalifa and the Willis Tower. Read more at http://bit.ly/23m5GoM
Causes and repercussions of the financial crisis in the US
There is a saying: "When the US sneezes, Europe catches cold". In this case
Europe and the rest of world are actually close to pneumonia.
The DW-WORLD Article
And even the Ansari X Prize is dwarfed by a quasi-prize of up to $1.5bn that is about to be offered by five national governments and the Gates Foundation to the developers and suppliers of a more effective vaccine against pneumococcal diseases such as pneumonia, meningitis and bronchitis. The prize, called an “advanced market commitment'' or “advanced purchase commitment'', takes the form of an agreement to subsidise heavily the first big orders of a successful vaccine.
五國政府與蓋茨基金會(Gates Foundation)即將聯合推出的一項准獎金計畫，將讓安薩里X獎相形見絀。這筆高達15億美元的獎金將授予能更有效抗擊肺炎、腦膜炎和支氣管炎等肺 炎球菌疾病的疫苗的開發者和供應商。這個獎項名為“事先市場承諾”或“事先購買承諾*”，將以協議的形式給成功疫苗的第一筆大額訂單提供巨額補貼。
Seemingly unrelated conditions like bronchitis can trigger sudden heart attack. Celebrated architect Zaha Hadid died Thursday after a sudden heart attack as she was in the hospital receiving treatment for bronchitis.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SkyscraperFor buildings above a height of 300 m (984 ft), the term Supertall can be used, while skyscrapers reaching beyond 600 m (1,969 ft) are classified as Megatall.
dwarf Show phonetics
If one thing dwarfs another, it makes it seem small by comparison:
The new skyscraper will dwarf all those near it.
This new financial crisis may well dwarf most that have gone before.
- Highly developed or complex.
- Being at a higher level than others: an advanced text in physics.
- Ahead of the times; progressive: advanced teaching methods.
- Far along in course or time: an advanced stage of illness; a person of advanced age.
肺炎 -Pneumococcal Pneumonia
Medical Dictionary: pneu·mo·coc·cus(nū'mə-kŏk'əs, nyū'-)
n., pl. -coc·ci (-kŏk'sī', -kŏk'ī').
A nonmotile, gram-positive bacterium (Streptococcus pneumoniae) that is the most common cause of bacterial pneumonia and is associated with meningitis and other infectious diseases.
pneu'mo·coc'cal (-kŏk'əl) adj.
www.meningvax.org/The introduction of MenAfriVac® in 2010 via mass vaccination campaigns has had an immediate and dramatic impact in breaking the cycle of meningitis A ...