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2014-08-23 23:02:35

The Troubled Teens Athens Helpline is a new service dedicated to assisting young adults as they turn their life around and start living free from drugs and alcohol. Athens, GA (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Young adults in Athens, GA who find that they have a problem quitting drinking or doing drugs should pick up the phone and call the new helpline which can offer support and guidance for a troubled teen drug addict. Troubled Teen Athens is a wonderful resource for an adolescent drug or...

2014-08-21 08:28:39

Prestigious Paediatric-medicine conference focuses on formulating better medicines for children. HOUSTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA) will recognize innovation in paediatric medicine by awarding the three best scientific presentations at the sixth European Paediatric Formulation initiative (EuPFI) conference. The Formulating Better Medicines for Children conference, held September 17 - 18 in Athens, Greece, includes...

2014-08-06 20:20:29

Antcor acquisition strengthens u-blox' technology for robust short-range connectivity THALWIL, Switzerland and ATHENS, Greece, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss u?blox (SIX:UBXN), a leading provider of wireless and positioning semiconductors and modules for the automotive, industrial and consumer markets, has acquired the company Antcor, a developer of Wi-Fi baseband intellectual property (IP). The acquisition consists of a purchase of 100% of the shares of Antcor Advanced Network...

2014-07-26 23:03:22

A new paper for PLOS ONE on the Antikythera Mechanism transforms our understanding of eclipse prediction on this amazing geared calculating machine from ancient Greece: http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0103275. London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 A simple and ingenious design Not only did the Antikythera Mechanism predict eclipses over many decades, but also a whole range of their characteristics. Dr Tony Freeth is a London-based researcher on the Antikythera Mechanism,...

2014-07-25 23:01:57

A new paper for PLOS ONE on the Antikythera Mechanism transforms our understanding of eclipse prediction on this amazing geared calculating machine from ancient Greece:http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0103275 London, United Kingdom. (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 A simple and ingenious design Not only did the Antikythera Mechanism predict eclipses over many decades, but also a whole range of their characteristics. Dr Tony Freeth is a London-based researcher on the Antikythera Mechanism, who...

2014-01-27 08:20:23

-- 22 per cent more seats to the Caribbean than last summer -- More flights from Montreal to Cancun, Port-au-Prince and Punta Cana MONTREAL, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today announced that its leisure carrier subsidiary, Air Canada rouge(TM), is expanding its choice of more Caribbean destinations this summer. Routes previously operated by Air Canada from Toronto and Montreal to Cuba, Dominican Republic, Bahamas, Barbados, Haiti, Cancun...

2014-01-14 08:20:36

--The investment will result in 130 new positions-- SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DENSO announced it is investing an additional $55 million and adding more than 130 new manufacturing jobs at its DENSO Manufacturing Athens Tennessee (DMAT) facility in Athens, Tenn. This is in addition to the $50 million investment and 130 jobs that was announced last year to localize its gasoline direct injection injectors (GDI), bringing the total investment to approximately $105...

2013-10-25 23:00:56

The inaugural event for the new Technology Association of Georgia Athens chapter will be held at noon. Athens, Georgia (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 The inaugural event for the new Technology Association of Georgia Athens chapter will be held at noon, Nov. 6, at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Learning Development at UGA. Several University of Georgia colleges, including the College of Engineering, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, are...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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