Latest ACS Stories

2014-07-25 08:25:51

Two papers from the hospital were selected among hundreds for presentation HOUSTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians and researchers from the Department of Surgery at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston will present studies during the annual American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) conference, held July 26 through 29 in New York. Dr. Howard Epps, academic medical director of pediatric orthopedic surgery at Texas...

2014-07-20 23:00:32

Portable AC Market in the US 2014-2018 report says the ability of portable ACs to cool off isolated areas within large spaces such as warehouses, server rooms, and manufacturing workplaces is the biggest driver for the market. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 The Portable AC market scenario has changed dramatically because of the formation of strategic alliances, mergers, and acquisitions of smaller companies. This has become a common phenomenon as it helps companies gain a competitive...

2014-06-12 08:28:30

ZWOLLE, The Netherlands, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Randomized Evaluation of short-term DUal antiplatelet therapy in patients with acute coronary syndrome treated with the COMBOTM Dual-Therapy StEnt The Principal Investigators of the REDUCE trial announce the enrolment of the first patient in the REDUCE trial with the OrbusNeich COMBO Dual Therapy Stent at Isala Hospital, Zwolle, the Netherlands. According to the local PI and treating physician, Doctor E....

2014-05-30 23:04:14

ACS seeks Division 12 casework dealers in southeastern states such as North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Advanced Cabinet Systems (ACS) has initiated a targeted search for Division 12 casework dealers in the Eastern United States territories. ACS is the leading casework manufacturer in Indiana with a primary market focus in the Healthcare, K-12, and College/University casework markets. They’re looking to sign qualified dealers in unclaimed...

2014-05-29 23:18:26

ACS has promoted Carla Shelton to be the Estimating Team Leader and will be in charge of improving the quality, number of estimates, and project hit rate. She will also directly manage the Estimating department. Marion, IN (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Advanced Cabinet Systems (ACS) has promoted Carla Shelton as the new Estimating Team Leader as of May 15, 2014. Her new primary responsibilities are to improve the quality, number of estimates, and project hit rate. Mrs. Shelton will also directly...

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2014-05-08 03:00:15

American Chemical Society (ACS) Pregnant women go through a lot to bring a baby into this world: 2 a.m. food cravings, hypersensitivity to certain smells and morning sickness, not to mention labor and delivery. In honor of Mother’s Day, the American Chemical Society’s (ACS’) newest Reactions video highlights the chemistry behind a pregnant woman’s altered sense of taste and smell, how mom’s diet influences baby’s favorite foods and other pregnancy phenomena. And because...

2014-04-30 23:22:23

ACS has developed a plan to improve their front end process in order to delight customers by developing a smoother, synergized process from initial contact to invoicing. Marion, Indiana (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Advanced Cabinet Systems (ACS) has developed a plan to improve their front end process. Ramona Prochnow, Financial Controller at ACS, has taken lead on this project with a goal to improve customer satisfaction by developing a smoother process from initial contact to invoicing. One of...

2014-04-29 12:24:47

ACS suppliers must customise products to stay competitive in a market grounded in innovation LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upcoming brownfield and greenfield projects in the oil and gas and power generation industries will sustain the demand for automation and control solutions (ACS) in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Among the countries in the region (Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Belarus, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Moldova), Kazakhstan and...

2014-04-18 10:11:45

Living devices may selectively kill cancer cells without disrupting healthy cells. A Northwestern synthetic biology team has created a new technology for modifying human cells to create programmable therapeutics that could travel the body and selectively target cancer and other sites of disease. Engineering cell-based, biological devices that monitor and modify human physiology is a promising frontier in clinical synthetic biology. However, no existing technology enabled bioengineers to...

2014-04-15 12:23:06

ACS has successfully concluded a three-year, nearly $5 million contract with Marietta Board of Lights and Water ATLANTA, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Control Systems (ACS), formerly Efacec ACS, along with fiber optic partner PCS, Inc., has successfully completed a three-year network installation project with the Marietta Board of Lights and Water to provide a turnkey system with innovative technical design and value added options. Delivering the project on schedule, ACS...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'