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2014-03-03 23:02:56

A full range of Guardian’s advanced transportation glass technologies will be on display in Las Vegas this week as the CONEXPO – CON/AGG show gets underway. Sterling Heights, MI (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 A full range of Guardian’s advanced transportation glass technologies will be on display in Las Vegas this week as the CONEXPO – CON/AGG show gets underway. The Custom Glass Solutions team worked closely with its customer, Crenlo Cab Products, to retrofit Crenlo’s proprietary...

2014-03-03 12:23:17

DUBLIN, Mar. 03, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wtjdgh/china_lowe_glass ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the Chinese LOW-E Glass Industry" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) 'Concise Analysis of the Chinese LOW-E Glass Industry' is a professional and in-depth research report on the Low-E glass industry in China. The report first provides an overview of the Low-E...

2014-03-03 08:33:10

Olympus Biotech initiating aggressive transaction process aided by pharmaceutical and biotechnology consultants, PharmaBioSource Realty LLC LEBANON, N.H., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus Biotech today announced the initiation of an aggressive transaction process to find a buyer of its West Lebanon, NH manufacturing facility over the next 90 days. In recent months, the Company has received interest from buyers and contract manufacturing organization (CMO) partners, but no deal has been...

2014-02-28 12:28:56

DUBLIN, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7zvg6t/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Low-E Glass Industry" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) 'Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Low-E Glass Industry', mainly analyzes policy environment, technological environment, production costs, production lines and...

2014-02-28 12:27:39

HOPKINTON, Mass., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus Corporation announced today that it plans to discontinue operations for its U.S. biotechnology division, Olympus Biotech. The company expects the entire closure process to take some time to complete and it will start with the Hopkinton, MA facility. Commercial operations and product availability will end May 30, 2014 in the United States and Canada. "This was a very difficult decision and was made only after numerous alternatives for...

2014-02-27 23:28:05

In the report, NanoMarkets analyzes opportunities available for the following categories of smart auto glass: self-tinting glass (electrochromic, photochromic, thermochromic and SPD), smart privacy glass, smart mirrors, self-cleaning glass, self-healing glass, device- embedded glass and retrofit window film. Glen Allen, VA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Glen Allen, VA: Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets has published a new report, “Smart Glass Opportunities in the Automotive Industry –...

Image Transport Through New Fiber Architecture Rivals That Of Current Endoscopy Imaging Fibers
2014-02-27 13:31:41

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee After having recently discovered a new way to propagate multiple beams of light through a single strand of optical fiber, engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) now have found that their novel fiber architecture can transmit images with a quality that is comparable or better than the current commercial endoscopy imaging fibers. Because of this, the work has potential not only in next-generation high-speed communication, but also...

2014-02-26 12:25:32

Annual Award Honors Best Places to Work Based on Employee Surveys CENTER VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a precision technology leader in designing and delivering innovative opto-digital solutions in healthcare, life science and consumer electronics products, announced today that the Company has been selected as one of The Morning Call Top Workplaces for 2014. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback, gathered by Workplace Dynamics, a leading...

2014-02-25 16:25:30

CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Driehaus Museum offers fascinating lectures, concerts, tours, and more! In honor of Women's History Month, the Driehaus Museum proudly presents special programs exploring the world of Louis Comfort Tiffany and Tiffany Studios through the eyes of the "designers in the Women's Glass Cutting Department." Author Susan Vreeland will share insights from her groundbreaking book, while the "Tiffany Girls" Studio Tour will immerse you in...

2014-02-24 23:25:36

Occasion to Be Commemorated Throughout 2014 Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 AFL, a leading fiber optic cable and accessories manufacturer and provider of services, is celebrating its 30-year anniversary throughout 2014, commemorating this occasion with activities around the world. AFL commenced operations in 1984 in Spartanburg, South Carolina where it manufactured Optical Ground Wire (OPGW), a fiber optic cable used on transmission lines. Through organic growth and...


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Venus’ Flower Basket, Euplectella aspergillum
2014-01-05 00:00:00

Venus’ Flower Basket (Euplectella aspergillum) is a species of hexactinellid sponge found in the deep ocean. It is found with a male and female shrimp living inside it, which spend their lives living in just one sponge basket. Because of this, Asian cultures use the dead, dried sponge as a wedding present to signify the symbiotic relationship of the sponge and shrimp. The shrimp that make their home inside the basket reproduce and their offspring escape and find their own sponge to call...

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2010-11-15 17:15:41

Fiberglass consists of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass. Although experimented with throughout history actual glass fibers were not mass produced until the invention of finer machine tooling. A dress with glass fibers was first worn in 1893 by stage actress Georgia Cayvan. Russell Games Slayter invented, in 1938, what is commonly known as fiberglass today. It is commonly used for insulation. Carbon fiber is also a somewhat similar but more expensive technology used in place of...

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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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