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2014-09-02 08:30:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) closed on its previously announced agreement to purchase the Interventional business of Bayer AG.

2014-08-14 16:31:07

WELLINGTON, Fla., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CiG Wireless Corp (OTCBB: CIGW) today announced its earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. CiG Wireless Corp.

2014-05-15 08:31:33

Acquisition Expected to Strengthen Peripheral Interventions Business and Accelerate Growth in Peripheral Atherectomy and Thrombectomy Categories NATICK, Mass., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-05-06 16:33:48

Innovative Technology Designed to Treat Intrauterine Fibroids and Polyps NATICK, Mass.

3D Computer Models Used To Solve Age-old Geologic Riddle
2014-03-26 12:15:54

New study provides explanation for long-debated origin of bow-shaped mountain belts that form along the edges of colliding tectonic plates

2014-03-12 20:23:00

DENVER, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Double Eagle Petroleum Co. (NASDAQ: DBLE) today reported its financial and operating results for the year ended December 31, 2013.

The Sun Was A 'Feisty' Character In Its Younger Days
2013-06-06 12:57:33

Astronomers said during a press conference at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society that when our Sun was in its infancy, it was active and "feisty."


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Cosmogony -- Cosmogony is the study of the origins of celestial objects. It is most commonly used to refer to the study of the origin of the solar system. Currently, the most widely accepted theory is that the solar system was formed roughly 5 billion years ago with the collapse of a nebula of gas and dust, likely caused by shock waves generated by a nearby supernova. The solar system would have formed as a member of a star cluster, now long-since dispersed throughout the Milky Way over...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Accretion Disk -- An accretion disk is a structure formed by material falling into a gravitational source. Conservation of angular momentum requires that, as a large cloud of material collapses inward, any small rotation it may have will increase. Centrifugal force causes the rotating cloud to collapse into a disk, and tidal effects will tend to align this disk's rotation with the rotation of the gravitational source in the center. Friction between the particles of the disk generates heat...

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Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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