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2014-08-21 08:29:12

Nonprofit specializing in community-based fundraising has provided nearly $100 million in support to families facing financial challenges due to uninsured medical expenses. PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HelpHOPELive, a nonprofit organization engaging communities in fundraising campaigns for people who need a transplant or are affected by a catastrophic injury or illness, announced today the appointment of David Bakelman as its new chief executive officer. "David's...

2014-08-21 08:29:01

China, Brazil, Korea See IVD Market Growth and Industry Attention NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Growth in the $54.6 billion in 2013 came from emerging markets while developed nation markets grew slowly, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research publisher said that China Brazil, and Korea were among the countries that received industry interest in the form of acquisitions, partnerships and expanded sales efforts. Kalorama revealed the market estimates...

2014-08-21 08:28:37

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of VirtualScopics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSCP), a leading provider of clinical trial imaging solutions, today announced that James Groff, 44, has been named chief financial officer, effective immediately. Mr. Groff has held the role of acting chief financial officer since August 2013. He joined VirtualScopics in January 2006 as an accounting manager and was promoted to controller in February 2013. "When the board of...

2014-08-21 08:27:32

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The trading session on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 ended on a mixed note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,979.13, up 0.35% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,526.48, down 0.02%. The S&P 500 finished the day 0.25% higher at 1,986.51. During the trading session, eight out of ten sectors finished on a positive note. The S&P 500 Health...

2014-08-21 08:27:29

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, August 20, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,526.48, down 0.02%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.35% higher at 16,979.13, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,986.51, up 0.25%. The gains were broad based as eight out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index ended the day at 308.48,...

2014-08-21 08:27:21

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- George Pyne, the President of IMG Sports and Entertainment, was recently featured in a Bloomberg News article that was published on August 13, 2014, regarding his departure from IMG and his plans to launch a new business venture. In the story, Bloomberg News wrote, "George Pyne, who as president of IMG Sports and Entertainment helped build its college division is leaving the sports marketing company to create a new venture. It's the...

2014-08-21 08:27:20

Company also named among the top 20 Connecticut companies WEST HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCIO Health Analytics, a leading provider of actionable healthcare analytic solutions, was named to the 2014 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies for the third consecutive year. The company received a ranking of 1,055. In addition, SCIO also was named among the top 20 Connecticut companies, ranking eighth. "We are proud and honored to once again be included on...

2014-08-21 08:27:12

57,000 Votes Determined the Public's Favorite New Products BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ion interactive was named a winner of a People's Choice Stevie® Award for Favorite New Products in The 12(th) Annual American Business Awards today. ion garnered the win in the Software-Web Services category for its marketing apps platform which enables users to create beautifully engaging interactive experiences on the web. The American Business Awards are the nation's...

2014-08-21 08:26:54

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY), The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), Hess Corp. (NYSE: HES), BP Plc (NYSE: BP) and Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are...

2014-08-21 08:26:52

Combination Will Bring Next-Generation Mobile Technology and an Improved In-Venue Experience to Fans and Promoters SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ticketfly has acquired WillCall, a concert discovery, ticketing and on-demand commerce app for iOS and Android. The acquisition brings together two leading event technology companies in an effort to accelerate innovation for fans and lay the foundation for an improved in-venue experience. WillCall is best known for its...


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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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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