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2014-09-16 08:24:26

HANGZHOU, China, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astronergy announced it successfully developed new 4-busbar technology into PV cells and modules which are named Violin. Mass production of the Violin series will begin in September 2014. Compared to the traditional 3-busbar cells, the Violin PV cells will have better performance, including: -Decreasing current transmission lost due to shorter distance between busbars ; -Reducing resistance between cell arrays; -Increasing cell...

2014-09-16 08:23:48

Hole 39 steps out 140m north cutting 252m of 0.69% Cu and 0.55 g/T AuHole 40 retests assumed southern limit, predicts a southern extension of deposit Trading Symbols: TSX: SEA NYSE: SA TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Seabridge Gold today announced initial results from its 2014 drill program on the Deep Kerr copper-gold...

2014-09-16 08:23:39

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CB&I (NYSE:CBI) today announced it has been awarded a contract by Enable Products, LLC, part of Enable Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: ENBL), for the engineering and procurement of equipment and process modules for a new natural gas processing plant. The new plant will be located near Enable Midstream's Bradley Processing Plant currently under construction in Grady County, Oklahoma. The facility will utilize the NGL-MAX(SM) gas...

2014-09-16 08:23:35

SHENYANG, China, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NF Energy Saving Corporation (NFEC) ("NF Energy" or the "Company"), a leading energy saving services and solutions provider for China's power, petrochemical, coal, metallurgy, construction, and municipal infrastructure development industries, today announced that the Company has established a special internet marketing department to promote overseas sales and has set up a website called "FMYZT.COM" as a global valve trade service...

2014-09-16 08:23:13

NYSE MKT Equities Exchange Symbol - UEC -- The PEA shows a robust pre-tax project Internal Rate of Return ("IRR") of 63% and a Net Present Value ("NPV") of $142.2 million at a discount rate of 10%, with a post-tax IRR of 50% and an NPV of $101.1 million, based on a uranium price of $65 per pound. -- Average production in excess of one million pounds per annum, for a total production of 16 million pounds...

2014-09-16 08:23:05

MURRAY HILL, N.J. and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Linde Healthcare experts will present a paper on the critical elements of installing and maintaining U.S.P. (United States Pharmacopeia) medical oxygen storage and deliver systems at the American Society of Plumbing Engineers Convention and Exposition. The Convention will be held at the Chicago Sheraton Hotel and Towers in Chicago, September 20-24. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/NY23246LOGO-b Derrick...

2014-09-16 08:21:26

NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) ("Hertz" or "the Company") today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Carl C. Icahn and affiliated entities under which Vincent J. Intrieri, Samuel Merksamer and Daniel A. Ninivaggi have been appointed to the Hertz Board of Directors as Class II, Class I and Class I directors, respectively. Messrs. Intrieri, Merksamer and Ninivaggi have also been appointed as directors to The...

2014-09-16 08:20:32

Oil filter company produces pink filters to raise awareness, funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation VALHALLA, N.Y., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOMS Technologies LLC, the manufacturer of the microGreen® Extended Performance Oil Filter, announced today that they will begin distributing pink oil filters to raise awareness for breast cancer and benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.® (NBCF). "The filters, which are normally dark green, will raise awareness by...

nature trail
2014-09-16 03:00:13

Nathan Hurst, University of Missouri Research suggests local policymakers should evaluate outdoor resources to encourage exercise As youth obesity levels in America remain at record high levels, health professionals and policymakers continue to search for solutions to this national health issue. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri and the University of Minnesota have found that local governments can help reduce youth obesity levels by increasing the amount and type of public...

2014-09-16 04:21:23

LONDON and BOSTON, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heptares Therapeutics notes that its Chief Scientific Officer, Fiona Marshall, will give a presentation entitled "Structure-based Drug Design for G protein-coupled receptors using StaR(R) technology" as part of the inaugural "Advances in Drug Discovery and Development" virtual symposium run by Chemical & Engineering News, a publication of the American Chemical Society. The virtual symposium is on Wednesday, 24 September...


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Belgian Landrace
2014-08-27 09:35:46

The Belgian landrace, also known as the Belgian lop-eared, Belgian improved landrace, or the improved Belgian, is a breed of domestic pig that can be found in northern areas of Belgium. It was developed when English pigs were imported into Belgium, after which time they were improved upon until 1930, when they were bred with German landrace pigs. The resulting breed was crossbred with Dutch landrace pigs in 1945 and later other breeds including those from Germany and Luxemburg. This breed...

British Friesian Cattle
2014-07-12 11:44:10

The British Friesian is a breed of cattle from the United Kingdom. The modern British Friesian dominated the dairy cattle population from the 1950s through the 1980s. Stock as well as semen were exported during this time throughout the world. The original Friesian breed was imported to ports of England and Scotland during the 1800s until it was stopped in 1892 when a threat of foot and mouth disease became a concern. By the end of 1912 there were 1,000 bulls and 6,000 cows registered in...

Blue Gray Cattle
2014-07-12 10:27:38

The Blue Grey is a breed of beef cattle that is popular in Scotland and north of England. It was developed by crossing a white bred shorthorn and Black Galloway cows. The color of the Blue Grey is roan blue. However, roan coloration is not a dominant color gene and the color does not always hold true. Only about half of the calves born to two true blue roan cattle will be blue roan, the rest will be either solid white or solid black. Blue roan is only consistent in the first generation of...

Belgian Blue Cattle
2014-07-09 14:37:46

The Belgian Blue is a breed of beef cattle originating in Belgium. It was developed in the 1800s by crossbreeding local cattle with a Shorthorn breed from the United Kingdom. It is quite possible that the Charolais cattle was also used in the development of the Belgian Blue. A modern breed of the Belgian blue was developed in the 1950s by Professor Hanset while working at an artificial insemination facility in the Liege province. The breed was introduced to the United States in 1978 by...

Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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