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2014-06-11 12:28:32

World's Only Articulating HD 3D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System Improves Speed, Accuracy and Precision When Compared to 2D Systems CENTER VALLEY, Pa., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a global technology leader in delivering innovative diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for medical and surgical procedures, among other core businesses, announced today that its ENDOEYE FLEX 3D articulating videoscope was one of 16 medical innovations on display in front of thousands of...

2014-06-10 12:23:29

DUBLIN, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/csttt5/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese High Borosilicate Glass Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese High Borosilicate Glass Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global High Borosilicate Glass industry with a focus on the...

2014-06-09 16:20:58

ROANOKE, Va., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Optical Cable Corporation (Nasdaq GM: OCC) ("OCC(®)") today announced that it will release its second quarter of fiscal year 2014 results on Wednesday, June 11, 2014. The second quarter results are for the three-month and six-month periods ended April 30, 2014. The Company will also host a conference call on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Individuals wishing to participate in the conference call should call (888)...

2014-06-08 23:01:04

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds latest report on “Research Report on Auto Glass Industry in China, 2014-2018” to its store. Place a direct purchase order at http://www.chinamarketresearchreports.com/contacts/purchase.php?name=114830. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 08, 2014 Fuyao Glass is the largest manufacturer of auto glass in China, which accounts for nearly 70% of auto glass OEM market in China. Meanwhile, Fuyao Glass is expanding into overseas market. The average automobile reserve...

2014-06-07 23:00:12

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2013 Deep Research Report on Global and China CVD Diamond Industry” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 08, 2014 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China High Borosilicate Glass Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on the China high borosilicate glass market. The report provides basic high borosilicate glass information including high borosilicate glass definition, classification, application, and...

2014-06-05 23:05:57

Videos examine various categories of cross-connect products typically used in metropolitan, wide, local and storage area networks. Tukwila, WA and Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The Light Brigade, AFL’s education and training division, is releasing its newest menu-based DVD titled Fiber Optic Patch Panels, Closures and Pedestals. This updated release to the company’s popular Staff Development Series of instructional videos examines the various categories of cross-connect...

2014-06-04 23:08:46

Step-by-step instructions demonstrate the termination of a 3 mm SC FuseConnect connector. Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 AFL released a new instructional video for AFL’s SC and LC FuseConnect connectors including step-by-step instructions that demonstrate the termination of a 3 mm SC FuseConnect connector using a Fujikura 70S fusion splicer. Uniquely designed to feature four to five components, AFL’s FuseConnect fusion-spliced, field installable connectors feature factory...

2014-06-04 23:05:28

Transparency Market Research added a new report "Fiber Optic Connectors (FOC) Market Analysis, Size, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts, 2013 to 2029" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/fiber-optic-connectors-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 An optical fiber connector is used to terminate the end of an optical fiber cable and it enables quicker connection. The connectors couple and align...

2014-06-04 08:35:05

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: US High-Performance Flat Glass Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/glass/us_high_performance_flat_glass_market.html US demand to rise 8.2% annually through 2017Demand for high performance flat glass products in the US is forecast to rise 8.2 percent per year to $9.2 billion in 2017, equivalent to 910 million square feet. This will represent a substantial improvement from...

2014-06-03 12:32:52

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Flat Glass Market 2013-2023 - Opportunities in Construction, Automotive & Solar Energyhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/glass/flat_glass_market_2013_2023_opportunities_construction_automotive_solar_energy.htmlReport DetailsDespite the slowdown of mature economies such as North America and Europe, flat glass demand continues to rise due to key global trends. Flat...


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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
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.