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2015-01-05 16:28:59

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. and LONDON, Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gill Electronics, Inc. and Chargifi Ltd.

2015-01-05 08:38:02

New products include the Energi Sliding Power Case for iPhone 6/6 Plus, VU Wireless Charging Car Mount, VU SOLO and more. LAS VEGAS, Jan.

2015-01-05 08:24:26

2015 Edition Includes More than 200 Updates and Revisions to Help Keep Canadians Safe TORONTO, Jan.

2014-12-21 23:00:29

The report the wireless charger market based on the applications, which include consumer electronics, defense, healthcare, automotive, industrial, and other applications.

2014-12-11 23:01:29

Energy efficiency and cost management can improve any company’s bottom line; for small and medium-sized businesses burdened by higher energy prices, the difference can be crucial—especially


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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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