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2014-09-17 12:31:57

Young Innovators Travel to Washington, D.C. to Compete for Prizes and Showcase Projects Ranging from Engineering Computers to Detect Wildfires to a Novel Biocompatible Medical Implant Material, and More IRVINE, Calif., and WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Highlights: -- 30 U.S. middle school students awarded all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. to compete for more than $75,000 in awards on October 28 -- California has the most finalists with...

2014-03-03 23:03:12

The Marconi Society's free webinar, “Remarkable Wireless Future: More Megabits Soon, Gigabits to Come,” features three leading wireless engineers offering their vision of the future of wireless, MIMO and 5G. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 "Remarkable Wireless Future: More Megabits Soon, Gigabits to Come," a free webinar sponsored by the Marconi Society, takes place March 6, 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. New York, 6 p.m. London. MIMO inventor A.J. Paulraj, Stanford...

2012-04-27 22:02:25

In the fight against emerging public health threats, early diagnosis of infectious diseases is crucial. And in poor and remote areas of the globe where conventional medical tools like microscopes and cytometers are unavailable, rapid diagnostic tests, or RDTs, are helping to make disease screening quicker and simpler. RDTs are generally small strips on which blood or fluid samples are placed. Specific changes in the color of the strip, which usually occur within minutes, indicate the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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