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2013-08-03 23:00:27

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2013-07-31 23:21:13

WERF seeks proposals to identify existing and emerging technologies that can be used to recover carbon-based commodities from wastewater or wastewater byproducts. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) is seeking proposals to identify and provide a comprehensive list of existing and emerging technologies that can realistically be used to recover carbon-based commodities from wastewater or wastewater byproducts. The research seeks to include a...

Simulations Study Helping With Earthquake Dampers For Structures
2013-07-31 08:47:43

Purdue University Researchers have demonstrated the reliability and efficiency of "real-time hybrid simulation" for testing a type of powerful damping system that might be installed in buildings and bridges to reduce structural damage and injuries during earthquakes. The magnetorheological-fluid dampers are shock-absorbing devices containing a liquid that becomes far more viscous when a magnetic field is applied. "It normally feels like a thick fluid, but when you apply a magnetic...

2013-07-30 23:18:11

ManureMagic™ Delivers Billions of Microorganisms to Food Source through Patented Delivery Process Prosper, Texas (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 DryLet Technologies, a biotechnology company providing industry-leading products for use in applications such as animal waste reduction, bioremediation, wastewater treatment, aquaculture and grease, fat and oil reduction in wastewater treatment plants and restaurant kitchen settings, announced today the launch of its new product for the confinement...

Earthquake-engineering Progress Accelerated With Online Tools
2013-07-30 10:15:41

Purdue University A new study has found that online tools, access to experimental data and other services provided through "cyberinfrastructure" are helping to accelerate progress in earthquake engineering and science. The research is affiliated with the National Science Foundation's George E. Brown Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES), based at Purdue University. NEES includes 14 laboratories for earthquake engineering and tsunami research, tied together with...


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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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