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Mobility Enhancing Soft Exosuit
2014-09-14 05:03:30

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online DARPA has awarded a sizable grant to the Harvard University researchers behind a biologically-inspired soft exoskeleton that could help soldiers travel greater distances and carry heavier loads while tiring out less easily, the university revealed on Thursday. The Soft Exosuit, which was developed by the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, is a robotic suit designed to prevent and reduce...

2014-09-13 20:20:13

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last night before a sold-out crowd at Madison Square Garden, Country star Lee Brice was awarded an industry milestone with a surprise presentation by the RIAA recognizing "I Don't Dance" as the Fastest Certified Platinum Country Single released in 2014. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140913/145970 As final notes to the rowdy new radio single "Drinking Class" faded, Brice's long-time friend Hoda Kotb of Today's "Kathie...

mick jagger
2014-09-13 05:41:15

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Aging UK rock group The Rolling Stones and their lead singer Mick Jagger seem to have been around forever and the excesses of a lifetime of stardom are etched on their faces. Now those famous features have been immortalized with a permanent link to a time that existed even before they began their onslaught on the Pop charts. The 19 million year old fossilized remains of a previously unknown creature have been named after Jagger because of...

sleeping brain
2014-09-13 05:11:00

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online What is your brain up to while you sleep? It helps to regulate the nervous system, it tries to process the day's events or stressors with dreams, sometimes it makes us walk and talk in our sleep. A new study led by the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris, France, shows that your brain can also classify words during sleep. The research team found that simple word exercises performed before bedtime — such as knowing that “cat” is...

2014-09-13 00:20:13

Hybrid solution balances video processing capacity across on-premise and cloud-based resources to elastically meet spikes in customers' capacity needs PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elemental Technologies, the leading supplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, today announced thePlatform has upgraded its mpx Accelerate service with video processing from Elemental. thePlatform has architected a reliable, high-volume workflow with...

2014-09-13 00:20:06

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO FIRST AUTO FATALITY Profile America -- Saturday, September 13th. When Henry Bliss stepped off a streetcar at Central Park West and 74th Street in New York, on this date in 1899, automobiles were a novelty. Thus, he didn't look carefully, and was run over by an almost silent electric taxi. The...

2014-09-12 20:20:53

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recondo Technology today announced that Terry Cameron, formerly President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), will be taking the position of Vice President of Internal Operations, and in this role he will be focusing exclusively on management oversight and support, account implementation, data operations and day-to-day internal operations for Recondo's health care provider clients. The move comes in response to the request of Mr....

2014-09-12 20:20:34

Tips Available for Customers to Save Energy SAN DIEGO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As some of the hottest weather of the year approaches over the next several days, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is prepared to meet system demand with crews on standby if needed, and tips available for customers to save energy and avoid high bills caused by increased energy use. SDG&E has adequate power supplies lined up to meet customer demands during the heat wave. Despite having adequate...

2014-09-12 20:20:11

Sign Up for a Free Visit from Traveling Aquarium OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When the BayMobile visits schools, students learn how their transportation choices affect the environment and San Francisco Bay. Operated by San Francisco's Aquarium of the Bay, the BayMobile is a mobile classroom that delivers animals, interactive experiments, and climate change education directly to the classroom. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132756 Teachers, school...

2014-09-12 16:25:15

Seasoned executive joins leading provider of historical option price data NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- New York-based OptionMetrics, a leading source for quality historical option price data, tools and analytics, has announced that Eran Steinberg has joined the company as Vice President, Head of Global Sales and Marketing. In his new role, Eran will be responsible for increasing visibility and sales for the company and its products, including its flagship Ivy DB...

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Arapawa Sheep
2014-09-16 10:49:57

The Arapawa sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that is typically only found on Arapawa Island in New Zealand. It is thought that this breed has been isolated on the island since 1867 and although there are many theories regarding its origin, it is most widely accepted that it is a descendant Merino strains from Australia. Because the Arapawa sheep has lived in an area with harsh terrain for so long, it often looks hunched over in appearance, carrying its tail and head in a downward...

Ancon Sheep
2014-09-16 09:59:30

The Ancon sheep, also known as the otter sheep or Ancon, is a group of domestic sheep that were developed from a single lamb in Massachusetts in 1791. Although the name “Ancon” was given to this breed, it has also been used to refer to similar breeds including stock from Texas established in 1962 and Norwegian stock that was established in 1919. The phenotype that causes the mutations that are characteristic of the Ancon and other similar breeds has occurred naturally at least four times,...

Afrikaner Sheep
2014-09-16 09:18:15

The Afrikaner sheep, also known as the cape fat tail, is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to South Africa. It is one of the oldest sheep breeds in that area and is a descendant of sheep brought from the Khoikhoin people in the Middle East. There are two types of this breed, known as the Namaqua Afrikaner and the Ronderib Afrikaner, and it is thought that the Ronderib type was the first type of sheep to be introduced into Australia. The Afrikaner sheep is a hardy breed and is known...

Ranitomeya Amazonica
2014-09-11 11:50:10

Ranitomeya Amazonica is a poison dart frog belonging to the genus Ranitomeya. It was initially described by Rainer Schulte in 1999 as Dendrobates Amazonicus when he separated it from Dendrobates ventrimaculatus. The validity of the species is still being discussed between scientists. According to Schulte, this frog is 16 to 19 millimeters long with smooth black skin. The torso is laterally striped orange or red while the legs and the arms have a mesh of blue, grey, or green on black. There...

Welsh Harlequin
2014-09-08 20:14:56

The Welsh harlequin is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in Wales during the twentieth century. Its development began in 1949, when Leslie Bonnet found a coloration mutation in one member of his flock of Khaki Campbells. By 1968, after selectively breeding his flock to hold this color, eggs that would hatch successfully were brought to the United States and later live ducks were imported. It was officially recognized by the American Poultry Association in 2001. The Welsh...

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Word of the Day
  • 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.