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2014-02-15 00:20:46

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) FIRST AMERICAN COMPUTER Profile America -- Saturday, February 15th.( )For many Americans nowadays, it's hard to conceive of life without computers. But such a life is within the living memory of America's seniors. The first electronic computer was publicly demonstrated on Valentine's Day...

2013-10-03 23:33:48

Plans for major new software release to be unveiled at APQC event. St. Charles, IL (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Phil Davis, Managing Partner of St. Charles Consulting Group, today announced that his firm will serve as the exclusive sponsor of APQC’s 2013 Process Conference to be held October 21-25 in Houston, Texas. APQC – the American Productivity & Quality Center – is a world leader in promoting best practices in business process design, and its annual conference provides a unique...

2013-07-25 23:25:29

Reid Eckert, one of Nutritional Products International’s esteemed board members, was recently the subject of a profile article in Examiner.com. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Reid Eckert, one of Nutritional Products International’s esteemed board members, was recently the subject of a profile article in Examiner.com. Reporter Helen Svendsen met up with Eckert at his health products store in Tamarac, Fla. to gain some insight into his business’s overwhelming popularity....

2011-06-30 08:09:00

PITTSBURGH, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eckert Seamans announced that the Supreme Court of the United States has granted its petition to review the decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Kawashima v. Holder. The Kawashimas, whom the firm represents, own and operate successful restaurants in California. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110418/NE84026LOGO ) This case has wide and significant consequences for legally admitted immigrants...

2011-01-21 09:03:00

BERLIN, January 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eckert & Ziegler Strahlen- und Medizintechnik AG (ISIN DE0005659700), a firm specializing in radioactive compounds for the treatment of cancer, has renewed the approval of its drug YTTRIGA (Yttrium-90 chloride) by the European Commission. Five years ago the European Medicines Agency EMA approved this drug for the first time and as a result of the current renewal process the drug has now been granted an indefinite approval....

2010-11-23 04:17:00

BERLIN, November 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eckert & Ziegler Strahlen- und Medizintechnik AG (ISIN DE0005659700), a company specializing in special compounds for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, via its subsidiary company Eckert & Ziegler f-con Deutschland GmbH closed an exclusive sales agreement with the Karlsruhe-based ZAG Zyklotron AG for the regular delivery of Fluorodeoxyglucose (18F) (FDG). FDG is used in the context of the so called Positron Emission...

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.'