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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...

2010-01-04 13:24:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goozex, Inc., the leading online video game and movie trading community, produced its annual review of most requested video games and movies by site members. The list is a cumulative demand total produced by Goozex members that add items to their "request queue" in 2009. Within the top 10 most wanted games are late 2008 released titles that carried their demand momentum well into 2009. Perhaps the biggest surprise was the continued...

2009-12-15 09:10:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The biggest problem with solar panels is they cost too much for the power they generate. AccuStrata Inc. is developing a technology that could change that. The company, based in the University of Maryland's Technology Advancement Program incubator, just won a $150,000, phase-one Department of Energy Small Business Innovation Research grant, its third in six months. AccuStrata will use the grant to refine its field-tested,...

2009-11-23 10:44:00

Goozex.com Suspends Trading Fees On All Items For University Students Through Jan 31, 2010 COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goozex, Inc., the leading online video game and movie trading community, announced it has suspended the trading fees for all members that are university students. Now students are allowed to buy and sell video games and movies on Goozex.com without paying any trading fees. The "No Student Fees" promotion is now available through January 31, 2010...

2009-10-12 09:03:00

Engineer to Be Inducted into Innovation Hall of Fame for Technology Behind Today's Electronic Devices COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Those who enjoy -- or depend on -- using a powerful laptop computer, cell phone, game system, MP3 player or GPS system should thank Buno Pati, 2009 inductee in the Innovation Hall of Fame at the University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering. Pati earned his electrical engineering bachelor's, master's and...

2009-09-01 09:29:00

Legal Services Provider to be Headquartered in Mtech's TAP Incubator COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Maryland Intellectual Property Legal Resource Center (MIPLRC), which offers free legal services on intellectual property and related matters to entrepreneurs and emerging technology companies and explores relevant legal, ethical and policy issues in the high technology and intellectual property areas, is moving to the University of Maryland, College Park on...

2009-08-25 07:37:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor Mark J. Lewis is the new chair of the Clark School's Department of Aerospace Engineering, effective September 14. The Clark School's Department of Aerospace Engineering just received its highest ranking ever (6th in the nation) in the recent U.S. News survey of undergraduate programs; it is ranked 9th in the graduate survey. In the last year, the department has seen an alumna, Jeanette Epps, selected as an astronaut candidate, and a...


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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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