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2011-10-12 10:09:04

A team of scientists led by a Penn State University chemist has demonstrated the strengths and weaknesses of an alternative method of molecular depth profiling -- a technique used to analyze the surface of ultra-thin materials such as human tissue, nanoparticles, and other substances. In the new study, the researchers used computer simulations and modeling to show the effectiveness and limitations of the alternative method, which is being used by a research group in Taiwan. The new...

2011-08-16 08:04:00

PELLA, Iowa, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's vinyl windows from Pella Windows and Doors have transformed into beautiful, durable and energy-efficient windows that offer premium features and options. The new Pella 350 Series window line completes Pella's latest vinyl offering that includes vinyl sliding patio doors introduced in 2010. Both the windows and patio doors offer the energy-efficient options that will meet or exceed ENERGY STAR® guidelines in all 50...

2011-08-01 07:20:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- iSi Components, the leading supplier of disposable nitrous-oxide cylinders, announces an improved and expanded product line targeting medical device manufacturers. Gas cylinders from iSi Components are commonly used as power sources for portable and/or disposable cryogenic medical devices. iSi's newest cylinder offering has a large 32cc (32ml) water capacity and provides 23.5 grams of liquid N2O with the same industry-leading, high-integrity...

2011-06-04 14:10:00

SAN ANTONIO , June 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Competitive Companies Inc. (CCI) (OTCBB: CCOP) announced today that it is entering into a Letter of Intent to purchase the assets of Argon Technologies, Inc. The purchase includes wireless Internet equipment valued at over $2M, commercial property valued at over $500K and broadband subscribers generating more than $900K in profitable annual sales. The growth potential for Argon is enormous as they currently cover more than 257,000 homes with their...

2011-03-15 06:12:00

ATHENS, Texas, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Argon Medical Devices, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive license agreement with Rex Medical, LP ("Rex Medical") for exclusive global rights to market and distribute the Option(TM) Retrievable Inferior Vena Cava Filter, an implantable device used in the prevention of Pulmonary Embolism (PE). "We are very pleased with the addition of Option(TM) to our product portfolio. This proven technology has rapidly become a leader...

2011-02-16 14:02:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) has been selected by Solar Atmospheres, Inc., the largest commercial vacuum heat treating company in North America, to provide industrial gases for its newest plant in Fontana, Calif. Air Products will supply Solar Atmospheres with nitrogen, argon and helium for use in the vacuum processing of metals. With this latest contract, Air Products continues to supply all of Solar Atmosphere's nitrogen, argon and helium...

2011-02-02 15:12:07

Gallium nitride (GaN) material holds promise for emerging high-power devices that are more energy efficient than existing technologies "“ but these GaN devices traditionally break down when exposed to high voltages. Now researchers at North Carolina State University have solved the problem, introducing a buffer that allows the GaN devices to handle 10 times greater power. "For future renewable technologies, such as the smart grid or electric cars, we need high-power semiconductor...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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