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2009-09-15 13:45:00

BOSTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced from its 24th annual North American Forest Products Conference in San Diego, the addition of two industry leaders to its economic analysis ranks. Rod Young, former RISI CEO and current Chairman, assumes the newly created role of Chief Economic Advisor, responsible for overseeing the quality and accuracy of all RISI economic analysis products. Lynn Michaelis, a...

2009-09-14 13:07:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") Testing and Simulations Systems (TSS) Division today announced the completion of a 67 ton Psychrometric Test Facility used to test capacities of air-conditioners, heat pumps and rooftop air-handling units. Ziki Arici, Engineering Manager, Alarko Carrier Sans Tic AS, stated, "There is no doubt that your achievements will be spoken of for some time...

2009-08-11 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In a true photo-finish, Opera Solutions, a global management consulting firm, in partnership with two other high-ranked teams ("The Ensemble"), recently edged out a Bell Labs/Yahoo consortium in the largest and most prestigious global analytics competition ever. The Netflix Prize competition attracted 41,000 registered teams comprised of the best and the brightest scientists and mathematicians from 186 different countries, all seeking a $1MM prize for...

2009-07-30 13:43:46

As mathematics continues to become an increasingly important component in undergraduate biology programs, a more comprehensive understanding of the use of algebraic models is needed by the next generation of biologists to facilitate new advances in the life sciences, according to researchers at Sweet Briar College and the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech.In the paper, "Mathematical Biology Education: Beyond Calculus," which is featured in the July 31, 2009 issue of...

2009-07-30 10:21:00

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alpha1 Security Inc. has agreed in principle with George Karam, Chairman of Karamco Inc., to provide secure communications to the government of Saudi Arabia. The contract has a potential value of $15 million a year for five years. As previously announced Alpha1 Security Inc. has entered into an acquisition agreement with Global Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GOHG). Alpha1 provides Internet based (IP) data security services as well as...

2009-07-29 08:17:00

WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alpha1 Security Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GOHG) has agreed in principle with George Karam, Chairman of Karamco Inc., to provide secure communications to the government of Saudi Arabia. The contract has a potential value of $15 million a year for five years. Alpha1 provides Internet based (IP) data security services as well as develops and markets software and microprocessor-based products. Alpha1's primary data security products use an...

2009-07-29 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha1 Security Inc. has agreed in principle with George Karam, Chairman of Karamco Inc., to provide secure communications to the government of Saudi Arabia. The contract has a potential value of $15 million a year for five years. Alpha1 provides Internet based (IP) data security services as well as develops and markets software and microprocessor-based products. Alpha1's primary data security products use an advanced form of computer security...

2009-07-21 14:26:16

You don't need a crystal ball to tell you what is going to happen next in the economy. You need a statistical model. A new method from North Carolina State University can help researchers determine which economic variables they should focus on by identifying whether a variable can be predicted.The new method could be a breakthrough for economists and statisticians, says Dr. Mehmet Caner, an associate professor of economics at NC State and co-author of the paper unveiling the new research....

2009-07-02 08:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, England, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambridge technology start-up Sonnet Models are set to change the way aspiring models get onto the books of the world's leading modelling agencies through a newly-launched Facebook application. Based on the public's votes, the 'Sonnet Face of the World' competition will allow any aspiring Kate Moss to get the attention of top modelling agencies around the world. Sonnet currently has partners in 33 locations and all finalists will secure...

2009-06-16 09:04:00

PARIS, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- - While Some States Envisage a "New Approach" to Resume the Doha Round, the Theses and Figures Put Forward by Pascal Lamy were Contested at the end of the International Workshop Organized at the Sorbonne on June 4th and 5th by momagri's Head Economist Bertrand Munier, University Professor and Chief Economist at momagri, stated at the end of this workshop: "agricultural price volatility, the impact of speculation and the progress made in...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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