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2014-01-14 12:22:11

NineSigma to Host 2014 Innovation Summit, May 14-16 in Cleveland, OH CLEVELAND, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NineSigma, Inc., the leading innovation partner to organizations worldwide, will hold its Innovation Leadership Summit, May 14-16, 2014 at the Global Center for Health Innovation, in Cleveland Ohio. This is the premier industry event for leading innovators and organizations committed to breakthrough achievements through open innovation. Participants will learn how world-changing...

2014-01-14 04:21:17

PARIS, January 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Altran group has launched a collaborative innovation operation for all of its employees, comprising more than 20,000 Innovation Makers[1] throughout the world. THE i PROJECT (whereby "i" stands for innovation) is designed to promote in-house research and innovation by way of a competition open to all Group employees, whatever their profession, industry or country of operation. Candidates must submit their proposition of a useful...

2014-01-13 12:25:53

Esquire.com article recognizes Unequal for high-tech protection GLEN MILLS, Pa., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Protective gear from Unequal(®) Technologies, the leading provider of personalized, concealed sports protection, was named the No. 1 tech innovation of 2013 by Esquire.com in the recent blog "A Sexy Geek on the Top 10 Tech Innovations of 2013." Unequal is featured for its multifaceted approach to protection, including outfitting pro football linebacker James Harrison...

2014-01-13 00:20:20

Regulatory Mandates, Changing Consumer Expectations, and Technological Advances Are Driving Increasing Innovation, According to New Research by The Boston Consulting Group DETROIT, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The global automobile industry is entering a new golden era of innovation and advancement, and the ability to innovate in four key areas--power train, lightweight materials, connectivity, and active safety and assisted driving--will be a major factor in individual carmakers' success in...

2014-01-07 23:02:16

An Innovation and Competitiveness-Centered Approach to Deficit Reduction, produced by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), presents a comprehensive series of recommendations designed to focus federal policy on investments that promote growth. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 The "Washington Consensus" on the federal budget process is grounded in faulty economic theory which leads to a fixation on reducing the debt and a focus on putting...

2014-01-01 23:01:42

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Medspray XMEMS BV Product Analysis and Market Research Report 2013 Update” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/medspray-xmems-bv-product-pipeline-analysis-2013-update. Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 Medspray XMEMS BV (Medspray) is a spray nozzles manufacturer. The company develops and manufactures spray nozzles for near mono-disperse aerosol devices, which are based on...

2013-12-31 23:04:24

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Future of the Syrups and Spreads Market in the United Kingdom to 2017” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/apaxis-medical-inc-product-pipeline-analysis-2013-update. Albany, NY (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Apaxis Medical, Inc. (Apaxis Medical) is a medical device company. The company develops tools and techniques, and develops surgical methods of implanting left ventricular assist devices...

2013-12-31 23:04:09

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “GlycoZym Product Analysis and Market Research Report 2013 Update” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/glycozym-product-pipeline-analysis-2013-update. Albany, NY (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 GlycoZym is a biotechnology company. The company develops HTP platform for production of PTM-peptide microarrays for analysis of protein-protein interactions affected by post-translational...

2013-12-23 23:04:20

NextBank, BankersHub and Innovation Agency Increase Council Services Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 The Bank Innovators Council (“BIC”) today announced new partnerships with NextBank USA, BankersHub and Innovation Agency. All three partnerships will significantly enhance the Bank Innovators Council member experience by improving the speed and quality of information-sharing, idea generation, and implementation. Following successful events in Sydney, Hong Kong, Italy,...

2013-12-19 23:27:21

UnleashWD, the only Innovation Summit for the wholesale distribution industry, and the National Association of Electrical Distributors have partnered to promote innovation in the electrical distribution industry through the creation of the "Unleashing the Innovation Spirit Award." The award will recognize three electrical distributors for their efforts to innovate. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 In an effort to recognize and encourage innovation in the wholesale...


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2010-10-11 21:19:19

Velcro is a brand name, two layered system of fabric hook-and-loop fasteners. There is a "hook" side, which is a piece of fabric covered with tiny hooks, and a "loop" side, which is covered with even smaller and "hairier" loops. Pressing the two sides together will cause the hooks and loops to catch and hold the pieces together. The hooks and loops can be made of various materials, although the first was made of cotton, which turned out to be impractical. Today the most common material is...

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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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