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2009-12-18 12:32:00

DETROIT, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Accelerated Concept to Product (ACP) process, marketed by Engineering Technology Associates, Inc. (ETA) was the winner of the 2nd Annual Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Detroit Section / Massachusetts Institute of Technology Enterprise Forum (MITEF) Vehicle Innovation Competition. ACP is ETA's trade name for WorldAutoSteels's Future Steel Vehicle (FSV) Design Methodology, a multi-disciplinary approach utilizing computer-aided engineering tools...

2009-09-10 10:03:53

Can these drugs help with a wider array of diseases? Expert to address conference of experts Being sponsored by the American Physiological Society (APS) Recent research to block the effects of endothelin, a powerful substance that constricts blood vessels and stimulates cell growth, has led to successful treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension and provides hope for treating other chronic diseases. The usefulness of the new drugs to treat congestive heart failure is much less clear, said...

2009-08-18 11:58:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Electric Transmission America (ETA), a transmission joint venture of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) and MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company, has joined with American Transmission Company, Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) and MidAmerican Energy Company, a subsidiary of MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company, to sponsor a comprehensive study of the transmission needed in the Upper Midwest to support renewable...

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2009-02-12 07:20:00

The latest ESO image reveals amazing detail in the intricate structures of one of the largest and brightest nebulae in the sky, the Carina Nebula (NGC 3372), where strong winds and powerful radiation from an armada of massive stars are creating havoc in the large cloud of dust and gas from which the stars were born. The large and beautiful image displays the full variety of this impressive skyscape, spattered with clusters of young stars, large nebulae of dust and gas, dust pillars,...

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2009-01-28 15:53:34

Researchers may have found why women have an edge in keeping a healthier balance between the amount of salt they eat and excrete - at least before reaching menopause. Premenopausal women are known to have fewer problems with salt-sensitive hypertension and hypertension in general, but afterward their risks are essentially the same as men, says Dr. David Pollock, renal physiologist in the Vascular Biology Center at the Medical College of Georgia. The reason appears to be related to female...

2008-10-30 18:00:13

A car bomb exploded at a Spanish university Thursday, injuring 17 people, in an attack authorities blamed on the Basque separatist group ETA. The explosion at the University of Navarra in Pamplona set off a massive blaze as fuel tanks in nearby parked cars caught fire, Bernardino Leon, a university professor, told the Spanish Antena 3 TV network. The 17 injured suffered from glass cuts and hearing problems, a spokeswoman for Clinica Universitaria de Navarra, across the street from the...

2008-10-07 18:00:29

Educational publisher ETA/Cuisenaire announces that two of its flagship products, VersaTiles(R) Math and VersaTiles(R) Literacy, have been reviewed and recommended by the U.S. Department of Education in a new Consumer's Guide to Afterschool Math and Literacy. The guide is a joint publication produced by the U.S. Department of Education's National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning at SEDL (formerly the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory) and PEAR (Program in Education,...

2008-10-01 15:00:31

GREENWICH, Conn., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PASSUR Aerospace, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: PSSR) announced today that Salt Lake City International Airport has contracted for PASSUR RightETA(TM), an information feed of PASSUR Estimated Times of Arrival (ETA's), which will be incorporated into the airport's information systems. "Accurate information for our passengers and those meeting them is a key airport service," said Lisa Oldham, IT Manager for the Salt Lake City Department of...

2008-09-24 00:00:19

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 500 guests attended Susan and Tony Bennett's Exploring the Arts (ETA) gala tonight which was held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. The evening raised over $1.2M for the Bennett's non-profit Exploring the Arts organization that supports arts education in public schools. Honored at the event were Reed Hastings, Chairman, President and CEO of Netflix Sumner Redstone, Executive Chairman of Viacom and CBS Corporation, and Steve Wynn, Chairman of...

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2008-09-11 08:50:00

Eta Carinae, the galaxy's biggest, brightest and perhaps most studied star after the sun, has been keeping a secret: Its giant outbursts appear to be driven by an entirely new type of stellar explosion that is fainter than a typical supernova and does not destroy the star. Reporting in the Sept. 11 issue of Nature, University of California, Berkeley, astronomer Nathan Smith proposes that Eta Carinae's historic 1843 outburst was, in fact, an explosion that produced a fast blast wave similar...


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Auriga Constellation -- Auriga (the charioteer) is a northern constellation. It was one of the 48 constellations listed by Ptolemy, and counts is one of the 88 modern constellations. Its brightest star is Capella, which is associated with the mythological she-goat Amalthea. The three stars Epsilon, Zeta and Eta Aurigae are called the "Kids". ----- Abbreviation: Aur Genitive: Aurigae Meaning in English: the Charioteer Right ascension: 6 h Declination: 40 Visible: to...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Eta Carinae -- Eta Carinae is a very large (100-150 times as much mass as the Sun) and bright (about 4 million times as bright) star, in the constellation Carina (right ascension 10 h 45.1 m, declination -5941m). The star is surrounded by a large, bright nebula, known as the Eta Carinae Nebula, the Keyhole Nebula, or NGC3372 One remarkable aspect of Eta Carinae is its changing brightness. When it was first catalogued in 1677 by Edmond Halley, it was of the 4th magnitude, but later it...

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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