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2010-12-14 09:00:00

SINGAPORE, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- OAG (www.oagaviation.com), the global leader in aviation intelligence, and Intouch Data Pty Ltd. (ITD), a specialised business in data solutions for the hospitality industry, have signed an agreement in which OAG will provide international flight seating capacity. With the addition of OAG data to Intouch Data's forecasting tools, hotel operators will gain access to a new data set that will boost their forecasting ability and help deliver enhanced...

2010-12-12 16:00:00

BRISBANE, Australia, Dec. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- An icon of the Australian hospitality industry is making a welcome return with the re-emergence of the Parkroyal brand in Sydney. Helping to recreate its market presence will be Brisbane-based Intouch Data Pty Ltd (ITD) www.intouchdata.com which has developed a suite of web-based programs that enable hotel operators to convert guest data into powerful marketing initiatives aimed at maximising revenues and occupancy rates. ITD has just...

2010-07-01 11:10:37

Animals can locate the source of a sound by detecting microsecond (one millionth of a second) differences in arrival time at their two ears. New York University researchers have identified a mechanism the brain uses to help process sound localization. This group of scientists found that one reason these neurons are able to perform such a rapid and sensitive computation is because they are extremely responsive to the input's "rise time""”the time it takes to reach the peak of the...

2010-03-20 13:13:48

Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) found an Infrared Thermal Detection System (ITDS) to be a fast and effective fever screening tool in clinical settings during the H1N1 influenza pandemic. The ITDS detected fever in patients through split-second, non-contact skin temperature measurements. Fever is a primary symptom of seasonal influenza, H1N1, avian influenza, SARS and other infectious diseases. The results of the study were presented at the Fifth Decennial...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'