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2013-07-29 23:19:33

Silicon Valley takes its place as strategic hub of the healthcare industry globally. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Mark Zawacki, founder of 650 Labs, a strategy and business management group, spoke July 15th at the Healthcare Innovation Transfer Knowledge Exchange at Nyenrode Business Universiteit in The Netherlands. The discussion was centered around topics that could provoke a positive and valued impact on healthcare. While the Internet era, computer automation and...

2013-03-31 23:03:43

Pent up demand reaches critical mass as homeowners plan spring renovations. CFS Floors expands manufacturing sources to meet increased demand. Shanghai, China (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 As the trend in manufacturing globalization continues U.S. companies like CFS Flooring expands their global presence. U.S. sales continue to trend positive as home renovations expand into spring. CFS executives visit China: Bill Einhaus, Bin Liu and Jerry Balthrop are on a fact-finding mission in China this...

2013-02-27 23:04:29

Research and Markets Announces Global Chemical Logistics 2012, an in-depth analysis of the trends impacting the market and at how these in turn will affect supply chains. Dublin, Ireland (PRWEB) February 27, 2013 The chemical industry is one of the foundations of the modern economy; its products are used in almost every aspect of manufacturing and retailing. Like the rest of the world's economy, the chemical industry has experienced intense volatility over the past few years. However, this...

Consumers Are Eating Up Earth At Astounding Rate
2012-11-27 16:07:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to a new report, consumers eat a gallon of diesel fuel, 63 pounds of soil, and over two tons of water, in the form of food each day. A book entitled “The Coming Famine: the global food crisis and how we can avoid it” suggests that these numbers are what it takes to feed the typical human being. Science writer Julian Cribb, author of the new book, told the Australian Academy of Science in Canberra that...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.