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2010-07-27 07:05:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Not every engineering dean wants a live bee colony outside of his office, but such is the case at the Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park. Researchers in a lab down the hall from the dean's office have situated the colony there so they have easy access to the bees. They are studying how the bees fly in order to enable micro air vehicles (MAV) to deal with unexpected wind changes. The MAVs someday...

2010-07-12 15:41:00

Playstation 3 Trading Gaining Ground in 2010 Mid-Year Statistics COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Goozex, Inc., the premium online video game and movie trading site, announced today the company's 2010 mid-year trading statistics. Over 43.7 million Goozex points, a virtual currency used to purchase games and movies on the site, have been exchanged since January 2010. The trading service is on track to shatter the 2009 trading volume of 53.8 million Goozex points exchanged by...

2010-07-01 12:10:00

50% Off Sale On All Items On Goozex.Com COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Goozex, Inc., the leader in online video game and movie trading, announced a new sweepstakes to win one new Xbox 360 Slim console. One lucky Goozex member will be playing on the latest Microsoft Xbox console that is Wi-Fi enabled, ready for Kinect motion game play, and has 250GB of storage. It is a prize worthy of any family living room. In addition to the prize, purchasing a Goozex gift card can save members...

2010-06-01 13:54:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goozex, Inc., the premier destination for online video game and movie trading, is celebrating the PlayStation 3 throughout the month of June. The month long event will host a variety of promotions for new and existing members that includes free trades and weekly prize giveaways. New users that join and enter coupon code "PS3Player" will be able to receive a special free points and token bonus. The focus on the PlayStation 3 highlights...

2010-04-26 07:04:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anyone who has ridden behind a truck belching black exhaust knows the smell and discomfort caused by soot, the airborne carbon particles that result from the incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons such as diesel fuel. Those soot particles remain in the body beyond the moment of discomfort and can lead to lung diseases and other conditions. Peter Sunderland, assistant professor of fire protection engineering at the University of...

2010-02-04 09:49:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland's Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program (MIPS), an initiative of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech), today announces 17 research projects teaming Maryland companies and university faculty to develop high technology and biotechnology commercial products. Projects include a system to harvest nutrients from wastewater, technology to restore vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay, high-performance...

2010-01-27 07:04:00

Clark School's Nanofactories Could Be Next Big Step in Antimicrobial Treatment COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research at the A. James Clark School of Engineering could prevent bacterial infections using tiny biochemical machines--nanofactories--that can confuse bacteria and stop them from spreading, without the use of antibiotics. A paper about the research is featured in the current issue of Nature Nanotechnology. "Engineered biological nanofactories...

2010-01-25 10:37:00

Company Developing Multiple-Disease Barcode Diagnostics COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Prognosys LLC (www.prognosysinc.com), a company developing rapid, multiplexed diagnostics for multiple diseases, has joined the University of Maryland's Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) Technology Advancement Program (TAP) incubator, institute officials announce today. One of the company's first products, supported by a $100K phase 1 contract from the National...

2010-01-11 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, one of 13 Presidential libraries operated by the National Archives and Records Administration, opened approximately 280,000 pages of textual materials, 12 hours of sound recordings, and 7,000 images from the personal collection of White House photographer Oliver F. Atkins ("Ollie") at the National Archives College Park, MD, facility and at the Nixon Library in Yorba Linda, CA. (Logo:...

2010-01-06 10:57:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following news advisory is issued by the National Archives: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080925/DC35252LOGO) WHAT: The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, one of 13 Presidential libraries operated by the National Archives and Records Administration, will open approximately 280,000 pages of textual materials, 12 hours of sound recordings, and 7,000 images from the personal collection of White House photographer...