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2010-10-22 01:45:15

Over the past decade, Christine Mahoney and a team of scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Maryland have been working to stop the threat of terrorist-based attacks in the form of explosives or explosive-based devices, by providing a sound measurement and standard infrastructure. "Our program encompasses many different aspects of explosives research, from development of measurement standards for trace explosives detection at airports, to the development...

2010-10-21 11:40:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over the past decade, Christine Mahoney and a team of scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Maryland have been working to stop the threat of terrorist-based attacks in the form of explosives or explosive-based devices, by providing a sound measurement and standard infrastructure. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100714/AIPLOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100714/AIPLOGO) "Our...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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