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2014-09-23 16:29:57

Newly-published book showcases Sodexo Chief Human Resources Office Gerri Mason-Hall and the company's commitment to developing the next generation of STEM leaders GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, Inc., a leader in delivering sustainable, integrated facilities management and foodservice operations, and its Chief Human Resources Office, Gerri Mason-Hall, have been recognized by STEMconnector®, the one-stop for "who is doing what" in STEM education and careers,...

2014-08-27 23:15:44

Troubled Teens Gaithersburg, a new hotline for adolescent substance abusers, is helping juveniles locate a reliable teen recovery center. Gaithersburg, MD (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Finding a teen recovery center is often the most difficult aspect of the entire recovery process for a teenager who regularly struggles with substance abuse. Thankfully a new hotline operating in Gaithersburg, MD is making things easier for a teen alcohol addict to locate the help they need right away. By...

2014-05-15 20:25:47

Rhombus Power's product independently verified by NIST to meet ANSI standards MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhombus Power Inc.'s first product, Mercury, is a networked, scalable, digital, highly accurate, easy to use neutron detector. Mercury can be readily used by homeland security, defense, and intelligence communities to detect contraband nuclear weapons and materials. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has independently verified that...

2014-05-14 12:21:33

Charging Stations to Offer Washington DC Tourists and Visitors Convenient Location to Charge Electric Vehicles WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The summer tourism season has begun in the Washington, DC area and electric vehicle drivers can now plan their trip to DC with another place to easily charge their vehicle. SemaConnect, Inc. announced that they were chosen by Comfort Inn to install an electric vehicle charging station at their Comfort Inn Shady Grove location in Gaithersburg,...

2014-05-13 23:03:30

NextEnergy, a leader in accelerating advanced technologies and PEIC member organization, will receive over $300,000 as a sub award to support grant activities. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The Power Electronics Industry Collaborative (PEIC) has been awarded a $500,000, two-year grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Consortia (AMTech) Program to fund their proposal titled “Strengthening the Domestic Power...

2014-04-29 08:37:44

- Five Joint Research Projects Underway - GAITHERSBURG, Md. and ADELPHI, Md., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, and the University System of Maryland announced today that the initial research collaboration between MedImmune and the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) has been expanded to include the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. The collaborators have also...

2014-04-24 12:21:53

20th Anniversary Marked by Partnering with Local Charities Across The World GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNSI, one of the world's leading business solutions providers with vast experience in developing and delivering innovative technology solutions, this week marks its 20(th) anniversary and celebrates a long history of helping public and private sector organizations cut costs and build efficiencies. To celebrate this milestone and the company's overall...

2014-04-23 12:29:13

Sodexo Named #2 on 2014 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity List GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With a #2 ranking in 2014, Sodexo, a leading provider of sustainable, integrated facilities management and foodservice operations, is the only company to rank in the top two on DiveristyInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, five consecutive years, making it a benchmark company for sustainable inclusive practices. The DiversityInc list assesses performance...

2014-04-16 08:30:31

GERMANTOWN, Md., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Investment of $10 million in Germantown and Frederick campuses brings QIAGEN's total recent commitment in Maryland to $50 million -- Germantown campus becomes state-of-the-art research, manufacturing and office site for Molecular Diagnostics with consolidation of activities from Gaithersburg site -- Germantown site passes FDA pre-approval inspection to manufacture digene HC2 HPV Test --...

Final Joplin Tornado Report Issued By NIST
2014-03-31 13:56:17

NIST The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the final report on its technical investigation into the impacts of the May 22, 2011, tornado that struck Joplin, Mo. The final report is strengthened by clarifications and supplemental text suggested by organizations and individuals from across the nation in response to the request for comments on the draft Joplin report, released Nov. 21, 2013. The revisions did not alter the investigation team's major...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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