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2014-07-16 12:21:25

YAPHANK, N.Y., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Long Island Rail Road strike will put 20,000 tons of goods and products and 800 long haul trucks back on Long Island roadways over the course of

2014-07-02 23:12:20

Tarm Biomass, of Lyme, NH is pleased to announce that the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (NY DES) has certified the Fröling FHG Model 20 wood heating boiler for use in

2012-01-30 08:00:00

Brookhaven National Laboratory completes Phase I of a major renovation to science laboratories in an effort to modernize their existing research facilities, including materials science and fuel

2011-08-16 09:40:00

IRVINE, Calif., Aug.

2011-03-14 13:43:25

Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, Stony Brook University, and collaborators have demonstrated the efficacy of a "wearable," portable PET scanner they've developed for rats.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.