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2014-05-13 23:07:41

Agreement combines Cissoid’s experience in developing semiconductors for extreme temperatures and harsh environments -- with M.S. Kennedy’s expertise in developing complex, high-reliability multi-chip modules. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Cissoid, the leader in high-temperature and extended lifetime semiconductor solutions, and M.S. Kennedy, a leader in high-temperature and extreme environment modules, jointly announce today they have signed a long-term collaboration agreement to...

Rubber Band Distortions Lead To Discovery Of A New Shape
2014-04-24 12:33:38

[ Watch the Video: Rubber Bands Help Scientists Discover New Shape ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a new report published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE, a team of Harvard University engineers have described the factors behind the creation of a hemihelix, a distorted version of a regular helix, from elastic rubber bands. The Harvard team said these newly-described factors could inform the creation of new geometric shapes at the molecular level. "Once...

2011-05-06 14:34:11

Music producers have for decades had electronics tricks at their disposal for improving a recorded vocal performance. They can add a little reverb or echo to bolster a weak rendition, use effects such as phasing and delay to add color to the vocal, fix duff notes with auto-tuning or even reprogram a whole melody line in software. In recent years, voice synthesis for converting text to spoken word has improved considerably but combining that technology with auto-tuning capability allows...

2011-03-14 00:59:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is celebrating Pi Day with the delivery of hundreds of apple pies to math and science teachers at public middle and high schools located within a 3.14-mile radius of the company's headquarters in Waltham, Mass. Pi, the mathematical constant approximately equal to 3.14, is celebrated March 14 because of the date's numerical significance. The initiative is part of Raytheon's MathMovesU® program,...

2011-02-18 15:00:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The holidays are long gone, but the work to shed those extra holiday pounds continues. To make the task easier, Medical Mutual of Ohio is teaming up with Curves, the global leader in women's fitness, to offer Medical Mutual customers a discount on the fitness club's fees. "Curves is a unique fitness center in that it gives women a place to come together to not only work out, but support each other in their quest to become healthier," said Paula...

2010-06-24 15:58:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- As recently reported by Us Magazine and others, Jennifer Love Hewitt, star of TV's Ghost Whisperer, is enjoying her new trim figure. "I just got this machine called the Ab Circle Pro -- I ordered it off TV, and I love it!" the 31-year-old star says about the fitness machine that helped her get her flat belly and maintain her weight loss. She adds: "It's amazing. It's probably my best secret!" (Photo:...

2010-02-10 11:17:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Online Media: Downloadable photos, video and press information available at www.stellarhead.com/MNR/Curve/ The Curve fragrances invite you to go behind the scenes of their enticing new ad campaign at www.getcurve.com. Visitors to the site will have the chance to meet the campaign's exciting new stars, "Ima Vixin", "Chizel Dabs" and "Kim Phoenix" and learn some scintillating facts about their personalities. Ima's interests include black leather,...

2009-10-14 05:15:00

AURORA, Ontario, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX, FSE: "HBP" / OTCQX: HXBPF) today announced that a presentation on L-DOS47 formulation and analytical method development will be made at the "Formulation Strategies for Protein Therapeutics" conference to be held on October 13 to 15, 2009, in Raleigh, North Carolina. The conference is sponsored by IBC Life Sciences. Dr. Tim Kelly, Vice President, Biopharmaceutical Development of KBI Biopharma, Durham N.C.,...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'