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Light Converted To Sound For Weapons Detection, Medical Imaging
2014-05-20 03:22:07

Nicole Casal Moore, University of Michigan A device that essentially listens for light waves could help open up the last frontier of the electromagnetic spectrum—the terahertz range. So-called T-rays, which are light waves too long for human eyes to see, could help airport security guards find chemical and other weapons. They might let doctors image body tissues with less damage to healthy areas. And they could give astronomers new tools to study planets in other solar systems. Those...

2014-05-19 16:20:58

NAPLES, Fla., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) ("Hertz" or the "Company"), the parent company of The Hertz Corporation, the world's largest general use airport car rental company and a leading equipment rental company in the United States and Canada, today announced that it expects to issue a press release and hold a conference call detailing the Company's 2014 first quarter earnings results on or before June 9, 2014....

2014-05-19 16:20:27

New Technology and Retail Stations Improved as Hertz Redefines Car Rental Experience Around the Globe for Business and Leisure Travelers PARK RIDGE, N.J., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of an ongoing reinvention of the car rental experience, The Hertz Corporation recently completed technological and logistical renovations at its Newark International Airport facility as part of a larger global effort. Making the rental experience the fastest, easiest and most valued in the industry, the...

2014-05-15 16:20:51

-- Company Donates $30K to the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Renews Associate Sponsorship of Arnold Palmer Invitational -- NAPLES, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate its 30(th) anniversary of the Hertz-Arnold Palmer relationship, Hertz (NYSE: HTZ), the world's largest general use car rental brand, is donating $30,000 to the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando and has renewed its associate sponsorship of the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by...

2014-05-14 16:21:29

NAPLES, Fla., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) is pleased to announce that its Dollar Rent A Car licensee won the Russell J. Bruno Award for outstanding service in auto rental, one of the highest honors in the industry. Doris Cassan, recipient of the award, owns Dollar licensee locations with her husband, James Cassan, in Portland, Ore. and Seattle, Wash., including the Portland International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Doris Cassan...

shocking lucid dreams
2014-05-12 12:40:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Although dreaming takes place entirely within the mind, dreamers often feel like they are living in a reality in which they have no control. However, some dreamers can reach a state in which they are aware they are dreaming and can take control of the dream – a phenomenon called lucid dreaming. While some people try to train themselves into becoming lucid dreamers, a new study in the journal Nature Neuroscience has found dreamers...

2014-05-12 08:22:50

Company's new equipment rental location in Riyadh to serve multi-billion USD initiatives in infrastructure, commercial, government, military, construction, event services and industrial sectors NAPLES, Fla., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) has announced that Hertz Dayim Equipment Rental has further expanded in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by opening a greenfield location in Riyadh, the country's capital and largest city. The new location will serve...

2014-05-06 23:13:01

Blancfleet targets Hertz® U.S. dream car rental fleet business by offering customers the same vehicles for half the price. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Blancfleet, Inc., a New York-based startup has launched a disruptive crowd funding platform to compete with Hertz’s dream car fleet business. Blancfleet plans to compete on price, fleet, and location. Crowdfunding allows people to raise capital online for a product or venture, think Kickstarter.com. Blancfleet is using this...

2014-05-06 08:21:43

NAPLES, Fla., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) (with its subsidiaries, the "Company," "Hertz" or "we"), the parent company of The Hertz Corporation, the world's largest general use airport car rental company and a leading equipment rental company in the United States and Canada, today announced that it is postponing its planned conference call to discuss its 2014 first quarter earnings results....

2014-04-30 08:21:42

Hertz gives high tech makeover to Paris Saint Ferdinand city downtown location - the company's first European city branch, which opened in 1956 LONDON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's leading general use car rental brand, has given its Paris Saint Ferdinand flagship location a high tech makeover as part of the company's global reinvention of the car rental experience. The fully remodelled location reflects a complete rethinking of the way...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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