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2008-07-08 00:00:08

Andrew, the CommScope, Inc. division that is a global leader in communications products and systems, has won Nokia Siemens Networks' Outstanding Contributor to Product Quality Award for its support of the global infrastructure provider in the Asia Pacific region. Andrew was one of eight companies among Nokia Siemens Networks' top 40 suppliers to be honored at Nokia Siemens Networks Supplier Innovation Awards Day 2008 in Singapore, and one of only two vendors recognized specifically in...

2008-07-02 06:00:14

By Narang, Indra Rosenthal, Mark; Cremonesini, David; Silverman, Mike; Bush, Andrew Rationale: There are limited longitudinal data about respiratory morbidity and lung function after preterm birth into adulthood. Objectives: To determine the evolution of respiratory symptoms, spirometry, and airway hyperresponsiveness of ex-preterm subjects from childhood into adulthood. Methods: Ex-preterm subjects (median birth weight, 1,440 g; median gestation, 31.5 wk), recruited at birth (not treated...

2008-06-27 06:02:31

By Walmsley, Andrew From Whitehall's loss of CDs containing the child benefit records of 25m citizens, to the hacking of customer databases, every week seems to bring another story of incompetence or criminality in the data world. Everywhere we go, we leave a data cloud behind us. From shopping habits to Tube journeys, little bits of information track our behaviour, while an estimated 4.2m cameras watch our indiscretions. When we move online, we bask in the assumed privacy it brings us....

2008-06-27 06:02:30

By Walmsley, Andrew Any Israelite who happened to have a neighbour with an attractive ox was probably beginning to think he had got away with it, until Moses said 'And tenthly...'. Still, everyone was probably relieved to have that whole 'no coveting anything that belongs to your neighbour' matter cleared up, as it had probably caused more than a little strife, what with the lack of non-bovine consumer durables that might have provided alternatives to covet. Whatever else we might have got...

2008-06-27 06:02:30

By Walmsley, Andrew Richard Wiseman at the University of Hertfordshire has spent eight years looking at what makes people lucky. We're not talking rabbits' feet and avoiding ladders here - he has devised four principles that determine a person's likelihood of success. Some of them are pretty obvious -'Maximise your chances of something good happening by creating, noticing and acting on opportunities,' he says. But at least we now know that we really do make our own luck, and nowhere is...

2008-06-22 03:00:16

By Dolbeck, Andrew Analysts and airline industry executives have stated that merger deals in the airline sector are inevitable. The industry is facing a number of challenges, such as stiff competition and rising operational expenses, particularly the rising cost of jet fuel. Industry consolidation would help airlines face these challenges by combining resources, cutting costs, and reducing competition. According to an estimate from Jamie Baker, an analyst with JPMorgan Chase, airline...

2008-06-17 03:00:11

By Smith, Jaclyn A Drake, Richard; Simpson, Angela; Woodcock, Ashley; Pickles, Andrew; Custovic, Adnan Rationale: A focus on distinctive collections of symptoms may be more informative of the probability of respiratory disease than individual and possibly transient phenotypes. However, such collections or components of overall symptomatology need to be valid, and their relationship established with the known risk factors and physiologic measures. Objectives: To analyze detailed parentally...

2007-07-19 06:11:18

By Patricia Mazzei, The Miami Herald Jul. 19--The makeshift memorial is strewn with teddy bears, candles and flowers. Laminated poems and notes hang on crosses leaning against the tall metal fence. Scrawled on the ground, in black permanent marker, are the words "Andrew's Bridge." The keepsakes are there for Andrew Lazare, 14, who drowned in a Cutler Bay canal after jumping in for a swim on the Fourth of July. On Saturday, family and friends gathered to celebrate Andrew's life with music,...

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2007-06-02 12:00:00

By GREG BLUESTEIN ATLANTA - The story of how Andrew Speaker met his future bride still draws laughs from his friends. The young attorney met Sarah Spence Cooksey, an aspiring lawyer, at an Atlanta pub and handed her his fancy business card. When she called, she asked for "Mr. Speaker." But the man she ended up flirting with was not Andrew, but his father, Ted, who practices law with his son. The young couple's relationship blossomed. They stayed up late debating ethics, the law and...

2006-07-27 07:20:00

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Nine-month-old Alexandra lets her mother know when she is hungry. Andrew, 11 months, makes it clear he wants some milk. They may be too young to speak, but Alexandra and Andrew have joined the growing numbers of hearing babies who are learning sign language to tell their parents what they are thinking. Once confined to communicating with the deaf, sign language is undergoing a rebirth as a way for new parents to understand the needs of their offspring...


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Symbol: CLAN2 Group: Monocot Family: Liliaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA, OR Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.