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2014-08-06 12:32:30

FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avalanche Technology, Inc., a developer of ultra-high performance enterprise solid state storage, today announced it has been awarded and or granted additional key patents for its non-volatile spin torque transfer magnetic random access memory (STT-MRAM) technology in areas of memory management, Perpendicular Magnetic Tunnel Junction (pMTJ) STT-MRAM, and MRAM Integration and Manufacturing. These new patents further strengthen the...

2014-08-06 12:29:25

DUBLIN, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Safety Syringes - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Volume, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013-2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The report on safety syringes market provides comprehensive information about the various facets of the market from detailed product analysis, market trends and future opportunities to the competitive landscape. The two...

2014-08-06 12:26:39

New resource from ECRI Institute paves way for hospitals to meet the Joint Commission's 2014 National Patient Safety Goal PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Widespread. Threatening to patients. Difficult to eliminate. Characteristics of a deadly new disease? Not quite. The issue is alarm hazards--the No. 1 danger on ECRI Institute's 2014 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards list. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110112/DC29081LOGO To boost hospitals' efforts to...

2014-08-06 12:20:59

Auto insurance group offers discount to drivers in South Carolina that install text blocking devices. ATLANTA, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good2Go®, specialists in minimum coverage auto insurance, announced that their Cell Phone Safety Discount will now be available in South Carolina. Customers will receive 5% off bodily injury, property damage, and collision coverage per vehicle for installing a device that blocks distracting cell phone functions such as text messaging, email, and...

2014-08-06 12:20:54

QUEBEC, Aug. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, where the MV Federal Katsura has grounded off the McLean Export Dock on St. Mary's River. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the...

2014-08-05 23:09:29

VLEDS, the leader in state-of-the-art LED headlights, fog lights, brake lights, turn signal lights, light bars, accent lights, and more for an incredibly wide range of automobiles, is announcing that it is expanding its already large line of daytime running lights. Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 For safety and style, VLEDS lights are optimal for just about any automobile model. Now, VLEDS has expanded its daytime running lights line, available currently on its website at...

2014-08-05 23:07:21

W.R. John Morgan Brings a Wealth of Experience in Steel Toe Shoe Covers and PPE Products Newmarket, ON (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Bottomline Safety Inc.®, an online international distributor of safety toe shoe covers from leading vendors such as Wilkuro, Impacto, Steel-Flex and Osborn, today announced that W.R. John Morgan has joined the firm as General Manager. John has spent over ten years in the occupational health and safety industry with a strong focus on temporary protective...

2014-08-05 23:07:15

OnRamp brings together industry professionals from NeverFail and EMC to discuss disaster recovery and business continuity solutions as part of a three-part web series. Click the links within this news release to register for each event. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 OnRamp, an industry leading high security and hybrid hosting solutions provider with data center locations in Austin, TX and Raleigh, NC, announced today that the company will host a webinar series centered on the topic...

2014-08-05 23:04:46

Advanced Nursing Research Includes New Features to Improve Nursing Practice IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Nurses looking for information to help provide the best care possible to their patients can now turn to Nursing Reference Center Plus™ from EBSCO Health. The evidence-based clinical decision support tool was created by nurses for nurses and is designed to improve nursing practice and positively impact patient care. Nursing Reference Center Plus is the most advanced nursing...

2014-08-05 23:01:32

Veteran storm chaser Martin Lisius has battled fierce tornadoes and incredible Hurricane Katrina surge. In his new book, "The Ultimate Severe Weather Safety Guide," he shares the insight he has gained to teach others how to stay safe, and survive the storm. Arlington, Texas (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Veteran storm chaser Martin Lisius has released a new book titled “The Ultimate Severe Weather Safety Guide.” It is currently available in paperback (76 pages) and on Kindle (83...


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Villarrica
2014-08-19 11:03:54

Villarrica, also known as Rucapillán, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Chile and is protected within Villarrica National Park. This volcano is one of five known volcanoes to have a lava lake within its crater and it often produces strombolian eruptions that contain lava flows and incandescent pyroclasts. It is one of three volcanoes that occur along the Gastre Fault Zone, along with the less active Quetrupillán and Lanín volcanoes. During the Valdivia Interglacial, it...

Hoodoo Mountain
2014-08-19 10:23:50

Hoodoo Mountain is flat-topped stratovolcano that is located in British Columbia, Canada and is part of the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province and the Pacific Ring of Fire. It is thought to be potentially active and was named for the needle like projections that protrude from it. These lava spines, or hoodoos, reach heights of 492 feet, making it the most distinct mountain in that area of the Boundary Ranges. Hoodoo Mountain is primarily flat-topped, which led volcanologist Jack Souther...

Socompa
2014-08-19 10:02:27

Socompa is a complex stratovolcano that can be found at the border of Chile and Argentina, reaching an elevation of 19,852 feet. This volcano is best known for its avalanche debris deposit, which have formed the Monturaqui Basin on its west side, the most noted example of this type of deposit in the world. It is a difficult volcano to visit, taking at least a day by vehicle traveling from the north or the west. Socompa is also known for the microbial ecosystems that occur near grasses at its...

Mount Erebus
2014-08-19 09:49:48

Mount Erebus is an active volcano that can be found on Ross Island in Antarctica. It is the second largest volcano in Antarctica, reaching a height of 12,448 feet. Sir James Clark Ross discovered it in 1841 in mid-eruption and named it and another volcano Mount Erebus and Mount Terror, after two of his ships. The first people to climb the volcano and reach its summit were part of Sir Ernest Shackleton's party, including Professor Edgeworth David, Jameson Adams, and Dr. Eric Marshall. Mount...

Mercury Park Lane 1959
2014-04-17 12:46:27

Mercury automobiles was a brand of vehicles as a subsidy of the Ford Motor Company. It was established by the Edsel Ford in 1938. The Mercury brand was a luxury vehicle placed between the high end Ford and the base Lincoln models. In 1945, Mercury became half of the Lincoln division until it was phased out in 2011. The last Mercury produced was a Grand Marquis which left the assembly line on January 4, 2011. From 1958 to 1960, Edsel brand models were part of the Lincoln-Mercury group. The...

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