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2014-09-30 08:33:25

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Immunomedics Inc. (NASDAQ: IMMU), Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS), OPKO Health Inc. (NYSE: OPK), Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSE MKT: NAVB), and Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ: EXAS). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. On...

2014-09-30 08:33:24

COLDSTREAM, British Columbia, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canada-based e-commerce retailer of affordable high quality skincare products, Schneid's Products Inc, today announced the opening of its new online store at www.OkanaganPure.com, serving both U.S. and Canadian consumers. "We're excited to share our healthy and protective skincare product through e-commerce," explains company founder and owner Richard Schneider. "Our new online store will permit us to reach much larger...

2014-09-30 08:32:55

Former Commissioner of London Police and Former Head of Group Regulatory Risk at HBOS, along with other notable GRC, Audit, and IT professionals will convene to discuss and share insights, best practices, and trends during the two day event LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MetricStream, the market leader in Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) solutions, announced today its agenda and speaker lineup for the MetricStream GRC Summit Europe 2014, which will be held at The May Fair Hotel...

2014-09-30 08:32:44

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging ER doctors, or nurse managers to call them at 866-714-6466 if they have well documented proof of a hospital admitting Medicare patients, who should have been sent home, as an intentional way to overbill Medicare. The reward potential can be substantial, as the Center would like to explain. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140929/149016 Photo -...

2014-09-30 08:31:41

Molecular Methods Present Significant Opportunities LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This deliverable provides research and analysis of the global infectious disease diagnostics market. It includes an in-depth analysis of revenue forecast by segment, drivers and restraints, and technology trends, along with the competitive factors and strategies, and key companies to watch. The global market is primarily driven by the high prevalence of these diseases and the growing demand for...

2014-09-30 08:31:20

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Accelovance, Inc. (Accelovance), a contract research organization (CRO) focusing in early phase oncology, vaccines, and general medicine, today announced that Dr. Joseph D. Purvis has joined the company as Vice President Medical Affairs, Oncology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140219/DC68221LOGO "I'm excited to announce Dr. Purvis' addition to our company, his expertise will be invaluable as we continue our growth...

2014-09-30 08:31:03

Super-insulating Shippers Transmit Payload Location and Critical Status Information to Enable Cloud-based Cold Chain Management BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLFS), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary clinical grade hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze media and precision thermal shipping products for cells and tissues ("BioLife" or the "Company"), today announced the formation of a joint venture...

2014-09-30 08:31:00

Chief Medical Officer Appointed to Advance Growing Portfolio; Series A Extension Earmarked for Second Product Candidate Preclinical Development SAN CARLOS, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allakos Inc. announced today that it has secured an additional $10 million investment from current investors to fund development of an additional therapeutic antibody. The additional financing was completed following achievement of a key, pre-specified milestone related to the company's lead...

2014-09-30 08:29:08

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA), Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ: LBTYA), DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR), and Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. The US markets on...

2014-09-30 08:28:47

Marketing research center to provide data-driven insights, marketing best practices and education based on experience working with more than 3300 companies using Marketo as a marketing system of record SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marketo Inc. (NASDAQ: MKTO), the leading provider of engagement marketing software and solutions, today announced the Marketo Institute, a first-of-its-kind marketing research center focused on providing global marketing leaders with fact-based...


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The History of 3D Printing
2013-09-20 10:14:26

Three-dimensional printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is the process of using additives to form solid 3D objects of virtually any shape from a digital model. This is achieved using specially formulated additives, such as plastics, that are formed into successive layers of material typically laid down on a platform in different shapes. 3D printing is uniquely distinct from a more traditional 3D sculpting technique, which relies on the removal of layers (subtractive manufacturing)...

The History Of Robotics
2013-09-08 10:48:36

Robotics is a branch of technology that deals with the design, construction, operation and application of robots and autonomous systems, as well as the computer systems that power such devices, including control, sensory feedback and information processing. Robots are typically designed as automated machines that can take the place of humans. Most robotic machines can be seen in manufacturing lines, such as widely used in the auto industry. Robots are also utilized to replace humans in...

Flip or Clamshell
2012-07-01 22:49:47

The flip or clamshell is a form factor found mainly in cellphones in the electronics market. There are typically two distinct sections of the device that fold together via a hinge. When the device is open, it is up and ready to be used, and provides more surface area then when closed. When the unit is closed, the interface components such as keys and display are protected and the device is shorter, making for easier to be carried and stored. A disadvantage of the flip unit is the connecting...

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2010-10-26 18:29:03

A paper clip is a thin wire in a looped shape that uses elasticity and strength of its construction materials to compress and hold pieces of paper together. Other types of clips use a two piece clamping system. Recent innovations are multi-colored plastic-coated paper clips. The first patent for a bent wire paper clip was awarded to Samuel B. Fay in 1867. He wanted it to be used for attaching tickets to fabric originally. His design, however, is not really reminiscent to the modern...

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2010-10-11 21:16:18

Liquid Paper, a brand of the Newell Rubbermaid Company, is a type of correction fluid used to fix typewriting in the past and now handwriting mistakes. Bette Nesmith Graham created the first correction fluid in 1951. Since she worked as a typist she made many mistakes and wanted to correct them, so she started with tempera paint and created what she called Mistake Out. She even provided her co-workers with bottles that had the brand name on it. Soon Graham was fired from her typist job...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'