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2011-06-30 18:07:00

VIENNA, Va., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroTech President & CEO Tony Jimenez was recognized by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce as "Executive of the Year," on June 29 at the Annual Chairman's Luncheon & Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards.

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2011-06-15 12:50:00

Scientists at George Mason University discovered that a phenomenon called a giant magnetic rope is the source for solar storms.

2011-05-07 00:00:28

Never seen before data is being gathered on what's normal in today's society in relationships and dating.

2011-04-05 22:12:22

The HFES George Mason University (GMU) Student Chapter was recently featured in a television news story about an interactive driving simulation video game the students developed to highlight the human factors/ergonomics science behind distracted driving.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.