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DIS

Abbreviation for:
Departmental Investment Strategy 
Diabetes Intervention Study
Diagnostic Interview Schedule
direct immunofluorescence stain
disability
disease
distance
Division of Information Systems
Drug Information System

drug interactions

; DIs desirable or undesirable outcomes of the simultaneous administration of two or more drugs (i.e. those with narrow therapeutic indices or steep response curves) in 5% of patients who take three or more drugs daily; DIs occur as a result of mutual interaction, endogenous or exogenous chemical agents or dietary constituents; DI risk is increased in polypharmacy, use of prophylactic drug therapies or the severely ill
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com/pluto-freezing-cold-because-atmosphere-particles-eat-its-own-heat-2615221) haze particles eat up the heat that comes to them from space and then emit that energy back outward, the researchers say, and that's why Pluto has been measured to be so much colder than the experts had estimated.
The acquisition was accomplished through direct partnership discussions led by the internal operations teams at both Ventive and Pluto.
The impressive display was made possible through the space agency's New Horizons project, a six-month reconnaissance flyby study of Pluto.
We naively thought Pluto might be losing its atmosphere at the same rate as [some] comets," says planetary astronomer Carey Lisse of Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Md.
The finding, reported on Wednesday in two research papers published in the journal Nature, adds Pluto to a growing list of worlds in the solar system beyond Earth believed to have underground oceans, some of which potentially could be habitats for life.
Then a recent series of stellar occultations by Pluto, recorded by ground-based astronomers, showed an unexpected trend: even as Pluto edged farther from the Sun, its atmospheric pressure started rising, not falling.
When the New Horizons probe flew past Pluto last July, its images of the dwarf planet's surface revealed deep faults, or fractures in the surface, hundreds of kilometers long, according to the statement from Brown.
The slight haze surrounding Pluto is an effect that has occurred out of harsh winds blowing over Pluto's barren surface.
But this week, in the journal Science, New Horizons scientists have authored the first comprehensive set of papers describing results from last summer's Pluto system flyby.
A team of scientists and engineers on Earth spent nine years guiding the robotic spacecraft to Pluto.
In July, after a nine-year, three-billion-mile journey, New Horizons flew by Pluto at more than 30,000mph (48,280kmph), transmitting back to Earth a treasure trove of stunning images and fascinating data, which continue to arrive.
To get a better look, we sent a small spacecraft named New Horizons to visit Pluto.