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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...

2013-10-11 23:01:05

Even in the midst of an ongoing national debate about the Affordable Care Act and a federal government shutdown, local chiropractor Dr. Greg Swistak of Active Family Chiropractic in Gaithersburg, MD continues to work with the Washington DC area’s employers and employees to promote health and wellness in the workplace. Gaithersburg, MD (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Despite the ongoing debate over the Affordable Care Act and a government shutdown, Dr. Greg Swistak of Active Family Chiropractic...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.