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2011-06-08 13:05:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC.PK) ("ETC" or the "Company") The NASTAR® Center, the premier commercial aerospace training and research center, completed a 5-day Aerospace Physiology Instructor Training Program for the Egyptian Air Force (EAF) on May 20th, 2011. This course was part of a series of courses for the EAF and was conducted by NASTAR Center's Aeromedical Training Institute (AMTI)...

2011-05-19 15:49:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") today announced the formation of the NASTAR Foundation, a non-profit organization that fosters opportunities for people of all ages to experience the excitement of aerospace exploration. Core focus areas of the NASTAR Foundation are to: Inspire, facilitate, and grow public awareness and participation in aviation and space activities Enhance workforce...

2011-05-18 00:11:24

A new study links the intermittent interruption of breathing that occurs in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) to enhanced proliferation of melanoma cancer cells and increased tumor growth in mice, according to researchers in Spain. The study also found tumor cells of OSA mouse models tended to contain more dead cells, indicating a more aggressive type of cancer. The results of the study will be presented at the ATS 2011 International Conference in Denver. "To our knowledge, this...

2011-04-12 09:07:00

ALLEN, Texas, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- COHERENCE LLC, Allen, Texas is awarded US Patent #7922664, describing the detection and measurement of a blood wave that rises and falls when we breathe with depth and regularity - what COHERENCE refers to as "Coherent Breathing." Author and inventor Stephen Elliott and colleagues call this the "Valsalva Wave," named after 15th century physiologist Antonio Valsalva, one of the first Western scientists to observe and document the relationship...

2011-03-22 14:34:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation (Pink Sheets: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") today issued the following statement: "Environmental Tectonics Corporation would like to express our heartfelt concern for the victims of the catastrophic events which have occurred in Japan. Our thoughts remain with our friends, colleagues, and the entire Country of Japan as they continue to recover from this unprecedented event. ETC Simulation, a business...

2011-02-15 16:10:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") Aircrew Training Services Division today relayed a result of the successful training in one of their training devices. According to the Asiaone News, two F-16's crashed about a kilometer apart during the 30th annual Cobra Gold exercise in Chiang Mai, Thailand but both pilots ejected safely due in part to ongoing training that they had received on...

2011-01-24 18:24:51

In an important study that may shed light on human ability to adapt to hypoxia, or inadequate levels of oxygen, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have proven that the genome of flies exposed to long-term hypoxia are changed to permanently affect gene expression. Their findings, to be published online by the journal of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) the week of January 24, 2011, may lead to new targets for development of...

2011-01-18 13:28:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") International Logistics Support (ILS) Division today announced that they have entered into a contract with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to provide an upgrade and modernization of their High Altitude (Hypobaric) Research & Training Chambers located at the Civil Aerospace Medical Institute (CAMI) in Oklahoma City, OK. These chambers are...

2010-07-20 14:32:12

Air travel poses no "significant threat" to cardiovascular health, with few conditions likely to warrant restrictions, concludes new guidance published in the journal Heart. The guidance, which has been drawn up by the British Cardiovascular Society, was prompted by widespread public concern about the impact of air travel on health and a House of Lords Science and Technology Committee report on this same issue, published in 2007. The House of Lords report called for definitive specialist...

2010-07-13 12:59:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Over the last eighteen months, Bucks County, PA small business manufacturer, Environmental Tectonics Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") has been awarded three major aeromedical equipment contracts totaling $92 million dollars for the new joint-service Aeromedical Center of Excellence (COE) complex at Wright Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) in Dayton, Ohio. ETC is scheduled to provide a total of six training and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.