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2014-05-29 08:34:03

BROUSSARD, La., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Optogain USA Inc., (OPTOGAIN) a leader in the optical communications business, announced plans today to expand their sales of fiber-optic cable and hardware by applying for a GSA Schedule Contract and actively pursuing federal contracts. Government officials utilize GSA Schedules as a means of procuring goods and services knowing that companies on these schedules have been qualified and thoroughly vetted by the General Services...

2014-05-28 23:07:32

Security Window Film Installation Thwarts Entry and Provides Time for Response; Foul Weather Protection an Added Benefit Taylors, S.C. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 In the wake of a surge in armed and violent intrusions into school buildings around the country, Calvert County [Md.] Public Schools has hired Commercial Window Shield to install safety and security film on the doors and windows in all of its buildings. The Maryland project continues a trend in which school and community officials...

2014-05-28 16:29:07

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last year, U.S. exports of goods and services hit an all-time record of $2.3 trillion, and American jobs supported by exports reached more than 11 million. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140528/91880 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker presented Optical Cable Corporation (OCC(®)), www.occfiber.com, with the President's "E" Award for Exports at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. "Optical Cable Corporation has demonstrated a...

2014-05-27 08:23:11

DUBLIN, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ssv7fd/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Borosilicate Glass Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Borosilicate Glass Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global borosilicate glass industry with a focus on the Chinese situation....

2014-05-24 23:00:10

DeepResearchReports.com offer “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Borosilicate Glass Industry” in its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 25, 2014 This is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Borosilicate Glass industry in Global and China. The report provides a basic overview of the industry, including definitions, applications and industry chain structure. Global market analysis and Chinese domestic market analysis are provided with a focus on...

2014-05-22 23:13:54

FlyOver Canada Showcases Vast Canadian Landscape in all its Beauty Kitchener, Ontario (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Christie® technology is taking people on an unforgettable journey across Canada - without flight delays, congested airports or jetlag. A spectacular new flight simulation ride called FlyOver® Canada launches guests into a thrilling immersive experience including the jagged peaks of the Canadian Rockies, cosmopolitan cities, the rugged East Coast and more via the Christie...

2014-05-19 23:11:23

Low voltage and fiber optic cabling contractor based in Atlanta GA has expanded their service area to include the entire region. Services include voice & data cabling, structured cabling, wireless networks, and fiber optic installations. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Atlanta Network Cabling and Fiber Optic (http://atlanta-cabling.com) expands its service area to include all of Georgia and Alabama, and parts of Florida and South Carolina. This expansion comes following the feedback...

2014-05-14 23:05:05

Christie® showcases state-of-the-art solutions for the business, broadcast, control room and digital signage markets at the first TecnoMultimedia InfoComm Brazil 2014. São Paulo (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Christie® showcases state-of-the-art solutions for the business, broadcast, control room and digital signage markets at the first TecnoMultimedia InfoComm Brazil 2014, held at Centro de Exposições Imigrantes, São Paulo, May 13-15. "This trade show is a first...

2014-05-14 08:20:38

STUTTGART, Germany, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good start to the fiscal year - cautious outlook ZEISS has concluded the first six months of the 2013/14 fiscal year with an increase in revenue to EUR 2.074 billion (first half of 2012/13: EUR 1.978 billion). Earnings (EBIT) grew by EUR 57 million to EUR 166 million (first half of 2012/13: EUR 109 million). "We have benefited from the strong demand in the semiconductor market and also achieved further gains in the...

2014-05-13 23:03:16

SF Cable Fiber Optic Jumper Cables Bring Flexibility and Versatility to Fiber Optic Based Transmission Systems Haywar, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 SF Cable has recently released an improved collection of fiber jumper cables for optical components and systems. The company is known for offering reliable data cables, security accessories, and computer products according to industry standards. With its new fiber cable range, SF Cable intends to cater to its consumers using optical systems. SF...


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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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