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2014-09-12 08:22:34

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After working in a field on a neighbor's farm, Jim Flach parked his equipment and stepped out of the vehicle.

2014-09-10 12:22:37

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has scheduled a live audio webcast of a panel presentation including Robert P.

2014-09-01 23:02:05

Caprolactam market research report focuses on the basis of applications, end-user industries, and geography along with forecasting volume, value, & analyzing trends.

2014-08-30 23:04:55

Automatic Lightning Protection supplier launches new website offering all necessary lightning protection equipment and installation instruction manuals. Mosinee,

2014-08-26 16:23:36

TerraPass Introduces Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) For the Individual Customer SAN FRANCISCO, Aug.

2014-08-25 12:21:53

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has scheduled a live audio webcast of a presentation by Brian X.

2014-08-25 08:22:32

New Transformer Condition Monitoring Platform Simplifies and Empowers Data-Driven Interventions by Bringing Together Real-Time Diagnostics, Analysis, Health and Condition Assessment to One View WATERTOWN,

2014-08-25 08:22:02

WALNUT, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that CEO Dr.


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2010-10-21 17:15:50

A lightning rod is a metal conductor mounted on the top of a building and connected through a wire to the ground to protect the building from lightning. The rod should conduct the electricity from a lightning strike down through the wire instead of passing through the building. The rod is just a single component in the lightning protections system along with rooftop conductors and multiple conductive paths. Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod in 1749. The taller the building the...

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2009-04-28 16:42:15

Count Alessandro Antonio Anastasio Volta was born on February 18, 1745 in Como, Duchy of Milan. At age 39, Volta became a professor at the Royal School in Como in the physics department. A year later, in 1775, Volta invented a device called the electrophorus which generates static electric charges. He marketed his creation so well, that he is often given credit as its inventor. However, a similar machine was documented by Johan Carl Wilcke in 1762. He changed his focus to chemistry in...

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2007-05-21 06:18:54

The Electric eel, Electrophorus electricus, is a species of fish. It is capable of generating powerful electric shocks, which it uses for both hunting and self-defense. It is a top predator in its South American range. Despite its name it is not an eel at all but rather a knifefish. Taxonomy The species is so unusual that it has been reclassified several times. Originally it was given its own family Electrophoridae, and then placed to a genus of Gymnotidae alongside Gymnotus....

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  • Large; stout; burly.
The word 'bowerly' is an alteration of 'burly'.