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2009-05-11 06:30:00

Brings Executive Experience from Previous Roles with BMC Software and IBM HOUSTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Exobox Technologies Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: EXBX), an information risk management and security solutions provider, announced that Don Baird joined the Exobox executive leadership team as the senior vice president of sales. Baird brings more than 20 years of sales management and expertise in the security software and enterprise information technology industry. (Logo:...

2005-08-29 14:50:44

Blacksburg, Va. -- There is a lot of excitement about incorporating nano particles into polymers because of the ability to improve various properties with only a small percent of the particles. "You can improve the barrier to gases, such as hydrogen, carbon dioxide, and oxygen. You can increase material strength with little increase in weight," said Don Baird, professor of chemical engineering at Virginia Tech. But there are problems. "While 1 percent by weight of nano particles will change...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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