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2011-05-04 08:00:00

HOUSTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At 10 am on Friday, May 6, students from HISD's Mark Twain Elementary will gather at one of Houston's most well-known pieces of public art, Henry Moore's Large Spindle Piece in Eleanor Tinsley Park on the Allen Parkway. This year in their first year to adopt a monument, the students have worked to raise funds for the ongoing maintenance and upkeep of the large bronze. Supplemented by a generous donation from eCORP, the total amount raised is $2,800....

2011-04-27 09:10:00

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's AccuDial® has been named a 2011 Edison Awards winner. Children's AccuDial, a product line of AccuDial Pharmaceutical, Inc., won gold in the Consumer Packaged Goods category, one of 12 categories honored by the Edison Awards. AccuDial Pharmaceutical, Inc.'s corporate headquarters is in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110427/FL89969 ) (Logo:...

2011-04-12 09:30:00

OREM, Utah, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aribex, Inc., the worldwide leader in handheld x-ray technologies, has been honored with a Silver Award from the internationally-known 2011 Edison Best New Product Awards(TM). The winners were announced April 5 during a ceremony at the historic Capitale ballroom in New York City. The NOMAD® Handheld X-ray System by Aribex was recognized in the Science and Medical Handheld or Miniaturized Devices Segment. The Edison Awards are...

2011-04-11 07:27:00

CINCINNATI, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- inno360 has been named as a Gold Medal Winner by the internationally-known 2011 Edison Best New Product Awards(TM). inno360(TM). was the Gold Medal winner in the Innovative Services Category, one of twelve categories honored by the Edison Awards. In addition to inno360(TM), other gold medal winners included the Apple iPad, Chevrolet Volt, and Coca-Cola Freestyle. The distinguished Edison Awards symbolize the persistence and excellence...

2011-04-06 07:01:00

WINDBER, Pa., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- API Technologies Corp. (OTCBB: ATNY) ("API"), a provider of secure communications, electronic components and subsystems, and contract manufacturing services to the global defense and aerospace industries, was named recipient of a 2011 Edison Award. Presented by the Discovery Channel, the Edison Awards is a yearly competition, which honors innovation and excellence in the development, marketing and launch of new products and services. API received...

2011-02-17 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Replenish has been named as an Award Finalist by the internationally renowned 2011 Edison Best New Product Awards(TM). Recognized for its innovative Reusable Bottle System, Replenish is a finalist in the Packaging segment of the Energy and Sustainability category. Replenish unveiled its flagship product in the fall of 2010: a 98% plant-based, ultra concentrated, multi-surface cleaner in a patented Reusable Bottle System designed to transform...

2011-02-08 08:19:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative Ford safety and connectivity technologies will be recognized at Edison Awards Gala on April 5 in New York Ford's industry-first MyFord Touch((TM)), MyKey(®), SYNC(®) AppLink((TM)) and inflatable rear seat belts are each finalists Alan Mulally, CEO of Ford, to be presented with prestigious Edison Achievement Award Four of Ford Motor Company's innovative new technologies that have helped draw new...

2011-01-12 10:37:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthSky - a clear voice for science - today announced the selection of E.O. Wilson as the 2010 EarthSky Science Communicator of the Year. The selection was made by EarthSky's 600+ Global Science Advisors, who voted overwhelmingly during fall 2010 to select Dr. Wilson from among many excellent candidates. EarthSky visited Dr. Wilson in Boston in late 2010 and shot a series of videos with him in which he discusses topics including the value and...

2010-11-15 12:31:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Playboy magazine's December issue (on newsstands and online at www.playboydigital.com Friday, November 12) provides readers with an exclusive first look at the second volume of Mark Twain's autobiography, not scheduled for release until 2012. In the excerpt, titled "The Palm Readers," Twain responds with his timeless wit to the conclusions of fortune-tellers who were asked to read his handprints without knowing their subject's identity. The text was...

2010-11-03 13:00:00

EATONTOWN, N.J., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Osteotech, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSTE), a leader in the emerging field of biologic products for regenerative healing, announced today that its patent supporting the innovative Plexur M® Technology has been selected to receive the Research and Development Council of New Jersey's 31st Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award in the medical category. Osteotech was chosen from a broad field of nominees comprised of New Jersey small...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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