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2014-06-10 16:20:31

AMES, Iowa, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul Moving and Storage of Ames, located at 710 S. Duff Avenue, is open for business. This 1.86 acre property consists of two separate parcels of land, with two buildings totaling 12,028 square feet. This space will feature a retail center along with truck and trailers rentals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140610/116635 Randy Dickson, marketing company president U-Haul Company of Iowa, explained the historic nature of this...

2014-05-27 08:25:20

Restoration and modernization project part of plan to give community children an immersive, interactive arts experience LA GRANGE, Ill., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Impact Architectural Signs (http://www.impactsigns.com/) recently completed installation of a donor wall at Ames Memorial Hall to honor the campaign contributors and organizers who made its restoration possible. The centerpiece of the wall is a series of etched glass panels; surrounding these are individual donor stars...

2014-02-27 08:26:52

PARMA, Italy, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barilla, the Italian food company, extends congratulations to Olympic Gold Medalist, Mikaela Shiffrin and all of this year's athletes for their achievements on the global stage. The first-time Olympic medalist received gold in women's slalom, making the 18-year-old the youngest US medalist in this category. "Winning a gold medal is a dream come true, and I could not have gotten to where I am today without the incredible support of my...

2014-02-03 12:32:06

AMES, Iowa, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The software services company Xpanxion has been recognized with an Economic Impact Award by the Ames Economic Development Commission for its influence in the city of Ames, Iowa, and surrounding Story County. Xpanxion CEO Paul Eurek accepted the award at Thursday night's Ames Chamber banquet. The annual award is given to companies that have made significant contributions to the greater Ames community through business growth and job creation....

2014-01-21 23:28:11

The celebrity-hosted program will air on FOX KDSM-TV throughout the month. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Viewpoints Industry TV will air in the Des Moines and Ames, Iowa vicinity during the month of January. The cities, located in the middle of the United States, are well-known for the many strong companies which call it home: Principal Financial Group, UPS and Firestone (Des Moines), and Ball, Barilla, and 3M (Ames). Ames is also home to the National Animal Disease Center...

2013-10-21 23:26:35

Ames Public Library in Partnership With RBdigital From Recorded Books Announces Launch of Digital Magazine Service Zinio Ames, Iowa (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Ames Public Library (Ames, IA), in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to announce the availability of Zinio for Libraries. Awarded Best New Database of 2012 by “Library Journal”, Zinio is the world’s largest newsstand, offering multi-user access to popular publications. Through the...

2013-06-24 10:35:52

Materials scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Ames Laboratory  have found an accurate way to explain the magnetic properties of a compound that has mystified the scientific community for decades. The compound of lanthanum, cobalt and oxygen (LaCoO3) has been a puzzle for over 50 years, due to its strange behavior. While most materials tend to lose magnetism at higher temperatures, pure LaCoO3 is a non-magnetic semiconductor at low temperatures, but as the temperature is...

2013-06-12 23:04:12

On June 20th, 2013, Said Lounis of Serapid will be presenting an educational session at the Elevator U Annual Conference n Ames, Iowa. Sterling Heights, MI (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Said Lounis, President of Serapid Inc., a leading supplier of lifts and transfer systems technology, will be presenting an educational session at the 2013 Elevator U Annual Conference at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center in Ames, Iowa, June 20. Mr. Lounis will be speaking about the technology used in some of...

Scientists Discover New Family Of Quasicrystals
2013-06-10 15:38:35

Ames Laboratory Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy´s (DOE) Ames Laboratory have discovered a new family of rare-earth quasicrystals using an algorithm they developed to help pinpoint them. Quasicrystalline materials may be found close to crystalline phases that contain similar atomic motifs, called crystalline approximants. And just like fishing experts know that casting a line in the right habitat hooks the big catch, the scientists used their knowledge to hone in on just...


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