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2014-05-29 12:22:45

Innovation Executives Gather at International Conference to Share Best Innovation Practices to Drive Business Value CLEVELAND, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NineSigma, the leading innovation

2014-05-27 23:01:47

Caltech and The Innovation Institute will collaborate to further the advancement of medical research and development. La Palma, California (PRWEB) May 27, 2014

2014-05-27 16:06:07

An experimental study in which the Universidad Carlos III (UC3M) took part analyzed the interaction between public officials and citizens and found that the presence of intermediaries significantly increases corruption.

2014-05-21 23:07:16

The Open Data Innovation Summit will unite thought leaders and open data activists that are utilizing freely available data.

2014-05-21 08:35:37

Weekly episodes feature engaging interviews with innovation experts & C-Level executives on trends, issues and opportunities related to innovation in the enterprise FAIRFAX, Va., May

2014-05-20 23:14:01

Learn How to Make Product Optimizations Through Customer Driven Learning Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Startup businesses face significant amount

2014-05-08 23:15:07

Leila Lavaee, Data Analytics Lead, Digital Strategy & Customer Experience at TD Bank will share insight, challenges and best practices at Innovation Enterprise's groundbreaking Big Data

2014-05-07 23:12:25

ScanAvert was voted a bronze winner for innovation in the category of Living, Working & Learning Environments/Learning Support & Behavioral Change at the April 30th annual Edison Awards,

2014-05-06 23:16:14

Fast Growing, Not-For-Profit, Open Innovation Organisation Strengthens Operational Resources New York, NY (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The Pistoia Alliance (

2014-05-01 08:29:47

DANVILLE, Va., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Raleigh, N.C., small business commercializing a new product to encourage safe swimming and help prevent drowning announced plans to expand its operations


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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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