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2014-05-23 08:24:42

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strand Genomics Inc., a new generation healthcare innovation company headquartered in Bangalore, India, today announced that Ravi Venkatesan, the Chairman of Microsoft India from 2004-2011 who helped to build and expand Microsoft's position in India as the company's largest presence outside of the U.S., has joined the Strand Board of Directors. Mr. Venkatesan is the author of the acclaimed Conquering the Chaos: Win in India, Win Everywhere,...

2014-05-22 23:08:01

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Specialty Fuel Additives Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/specialty-fuel-additives.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Specialty fuel additives include deposit control agents, corrosion inhibitors, antioxidants, antiknock agents, metal deactivators and others. Companies have been...

2014-05-22 23:05:02

According to a new report from BCC Research, the global market for nanocomposites is expected to grow to $4.2 billion by 2019, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 24%. The nanocomposite category is projected to claim the lion's share of the overall market. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, Global Markets for Nanocomposites, Nanoparticles, Nanoclays, and Nanotubes, the global market for...

2014-05-22 23:03:33

Sponsored by Disney and Target, IMMERSION 2014 features Disney Animation Studios, the Smithsonian, Google, Microsoft, Stratasys, Oculus, Oracle, Bitcoin and more. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Immersive Education Initiative today announced that Jon Cobb, Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Stratasys, will keynote the IMMERSION 2014 Business and Economics day in Los Angeles, California, this June. "From Bits to Atoms — The Rise of 3D Printing" addresses the...

2014-05-22 08:24:05

LAKE FOREST, Calif., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (Nasdaq-SMALL: QTWW), a global leader in compressed natural gas (CNG) storage systems, integration and vehicle system technologies, today announced that the Company will host investor meetings at the following conferences. -- Craig-Hallum's Institutional Investor Conference in Minneapolis on May 28, 2014 -- FBR Technology Summit in New York on May 28, 2014 -- Cowen...

2014-05-21 16:21:29

Muratsuchi honored for his dedication to the automotive manufacturing industry SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) is proud to name Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi as its 2014 "California Legislator of the Year," for his support of the industry's efforts to produce a new generation of alternative fuel technologies. The award was presented at the Global Automakers annual Sacramento Dinner, on May 19, 2014....

2014-05-21 12:51:48

American Chemical Society Turning the "hydrogen economy" concept into a reality, even on a small scale, has been a bumpy road, but scientists are developing a novel way to store hydrogen to smooth out the long-awaited transition away from fossil fuels. Their report on a new solid, stable material that can pack in a large amount of hydrogen that can be used as a fuel appears in the ACS journal Chemistry of Materials. Umit B. Demirci and colleagues explain that storing hydrogen in solids...

lab-grown meat from stem cells
2014-05-21 05:05:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The same scientific advances that have made it possible to cultivate stem cells into laboratory-grown organs could one day be used to develop eco-friendly meat products, according to new research appearing in the latest edition of the journal Trends in Biotechnology. According to researchers from Wageningen University in The Netherlands, producing in vitro meat in an animal-cell cultivation process is “a technically feasible...

2014-05-20 20:20:25

Tucson Fuel Cell, the Next-Generation Electric Vehicle, Arrives at Port Hueneme With Retail Availability Soon PORT HUENEME, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at a port near Los Angeles, Hyundai's Tucson Fuel Cell CUVs began rolling onto U.S. soil, marking the first delivery of a mass-produced fuel cell vehicle for the U.S. market. The first retail sale of the Tucson Fuel Cell is expected within the next several weeks in Southern California....

2014-05-20 12:23:57

DUBLIN, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bdp344/oled_lighting) has announced the addition of the "Global OLED Lighting Market Report: 2014 Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769Six years ago, OLED lighting was first being proposed as a serious commercial product. Back then, 2014 was projected as the year when OLED lighting would first make its impact felt on general...


Latest Emerging technologies Reference Libraries

The History Of Virtual Reality
2014-07-01 08:19:17

Virtual reality (also known as immersive multimedia) is a computer-simulated environment that mocks or simulates real-world environments, as well as simulates physical presences in real or imagined worlds. VR technology has traditionally been a virtual sight- and perhaps sound-based experience, but has the potential to recreate other sensory experiences, such as virtual taste, smell, and even touch. As for touch (haptic technology), some systems have already included such experiences in...

Maglev
2014-04-11 09:17:26

Maglev is a vehicle propulsion system that uses magnetic levitation to move a vehicle with magnets instead of wheels. The vehicle hovers a short distance above the guide way by magnets and also uses the magnets for motion. The operation of this system is quite and maintains less friction for improved acceleration and deceleration. Weather does not affect the performance of the vehicle. Currently, some trains make use of the Maglev system, but vacuum tube trains could allow a Maglev system...

Flavr Savr
2013-10-03 09:43:32

Flavr Savr, also known as CGN-89564, a genetically modified tomato, was the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. It was produced by the Californian company Calgene, and submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1992. On May 18, 1994, the FDA completed its evaluation of the Flavr Savr tomato and the usage of APH(3’)II, concluding that the tomato “is as safe as tomatoes bred by conventional means” and “that the...

Roundup Ready Soybean
2013-10-02 13:09:21

Roundup Ready Soybean, GTS 40-3-2, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant soybeans created by Monsanto. Glyphosate kills plants by obstructing the synthesis of the essential amino acids phenylaline, tyrosine, and tryptophan. These amino acids are referred to as “essential” due to the fact that animals cannot make them; only plants and micro-organisms can make them and animals acquire them by consuming plants. Plants and microorganisms make these amino acids with...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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