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2011-05-03 11:25:00

BRANFORD, Conn., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HistoRx, Inc., announced today the launch of two new services for academic researchers interested in using AQUA® technology. HistoRx's proprietary technology enables in situ analysis of biomarkers, including measurement of protein concentration with sub-cellular resolution in both whole tissue sections and tissue microarrays. These highly quantitative, standardized and reproducible results take the guesswork out of IHC....

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2011-04-18 18:00:00

NASA's Aqua satellite captured an infrared image of Tropical Depression Errol's warming cloud temperatures as it was crossing the southern tip of West Timor today. West Timor is the western and Indonesian portion of the island of Timor. To the east lies the Timor Sea, to the west is the Southern Indian Ocean. The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured an infrared image on April 18 at 04:53 UTC (12:53 a.m. EDT) that showed very little strong...

2011-04-07 09:02:00

CHICAGO, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lend Lease, through its legacy Bovis Lend Lease business, has been named General Contractor for America's premier upper-upscale Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel in the internationally-acclaimed Aqua Tower in Chicago's evolving Lakeshore East community. Through a joint venture of developer Magellan Development Group and Carlson Hotels, a Minnetonka, Minn. based global hospitality and travel company with more than 1,080 hotels in 77 countries, including more...

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2011-04-07 09:03:41

Melissa Quijada, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. With more than a few stamps on its passport, NASA's Aquarius instrument on the Argentinian Sat©lite de Aplicaciones Científicas (SAC)-D spacecraft will soon embark on its space mission to "taste" Earth's salty ocean. After a journey of development and assembly through NASA facilities, a technology center in Bariloche, Argentina, and testing chambers in Brazil, the Aquarius instrument, set to measure the...

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2011-03-17 06:43:09

Typical clovers have three leaves, unless you happen to be lucky, and NASA's Aqua satellite has provided three different views of Ireland to mark Saint Patrick's Day on March 17, 2011. With the luck o' the Irish, NASA's Aqua satellite was fortunate to capture mostly clear views of the Emerald Isle in these near-infrared/visible, infrared and microwave light views acquired by Aqua's Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument on March 3, 2011, at 13:11 UTC. Ireland, located in the Atlantic...

2011-03-10 08:01:00

HOPKINTON, Mass. and BRANFORD, Conn., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP) and HistoRx, Inc., today announced a collaboration to co-develop a new generation of tissue-based imaging and analysis solutions, based on immuno-fluorescence, that will deliver accurate, quantitative, and reproducible measurements of proteins in tissue samples. The collaboration will enable researchers to leverage the combined imaging and analysis power of Caliper's Vectra(TM),...

2011-02-22 10:31:00

FORT MYERS, Fla., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aqua Beachwear today announced that it has been named the official supplier of the prestigious L*Space® line of swimwear for the new InStyle Magazine, as well as the 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. L*Space is the brand created by legendary designer and creative director Monica Wise. Her suits use the highest quality fabrics, innovative hardware accents and luxurious vintage and novelty prints. "From conception, my...

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2011-02-14 15:24:02

Tropical Cyclone Bingiza has made landfall in northeastern Madagascar, and NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites captured visible infrared satellite data of the storm's progression over the weekend, revealing the power behind the storm. The movement and landfall of Tropical Cyclone Bingiza was captured over the weekend of Feb. 12-13 in a series of infrared satellite imagery from the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua satellite. Aqua and Terra provided...

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2011-02-01 12:11:21

One of the largest winter storms since the 1950s is affecting 30 U.S. states today with snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain. NASA satellites have gathering data on the storm that stretches from Texas and the Rockies to the New England states. NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites have been providing visible, infrared and microwave looks at the storm system's clouds, precipitation, temperatures and extent. Visible and infrared images and animations of the storm's clouds and movement are created...

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2011-02-01 09:42:47

Fresh on the heels of a series of crippling floods that began in December 2010, and a small tropical cyclone, Anthony, this past weekend, the northeastern Australian state of Queensland is now bracing for what could become one of the largest tropical cyclones the state has ever seen. The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite, built and managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., captured this infrared image of Yasi on Jan. 31, 2011, at 6:29...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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