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2013-05-17 23:19:03

IAC Industries shares the success story of DisperSol Technologies, a start up laboratory needing to set up and furnish a research lab knowing that the company would be moving to a larger facility within a year´s time. How does a company make choices in lab furnishing with the knowledge that the laboratory is temporary? Brea, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 IAC Industries wants to share with you the success story of DisperSol Technologies, a start up laboratory needing to set up and furnish a...

2013-05-10 23:22:16

HRL Laboratories built and tested the rugged, water-proof, modular, 360° imaging sensor nicknamed OWL (Omni-directional threat Warning and Locator). Malibu, CA (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 During a May 1 deployable force protection exercise at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia, HRL Laboratories, LLC demonstrated a new 360-degree imaging sensor front-end as part of DARPA´s Cognitive Technology Threat Warning System (CT2WS). HRL developed the sensor front-end that communicates with the...

Tiny Robotic Insects Take Flight
2013-05-03 09:06:20

[ Watch the Video: Controlled Flight Of A Biologically Inspired Robot ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last summer, in the early hours of the morning, Harvard engineer“¯Pakpong Chirarattananon looked on as a tiny metallic insect jumped, hovered and then sped through the air along a preset route. The Harvard graduate student had just witnessed the first flight of an insect-sized robot and the result of more than a decade's worth of work. "I was...

2013-04-28 23:04:21

Kris Bailey, CEO of Canada's only Not-for-Profit Medical Laboratory Testing Brokerage, Hospitals In-Common Laboratory (In-Common Labs) will speak at the 18th Annual Executive War College on Laboratory and Pathology Management. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) April 28, 2013 Hospitals In“Common Laboratory, Inc., Canada´s only not“for“profit, full“service medical laboratory tests brokerage, today announced that CEO Kris Bailey will speak at the...

New Adaptive Material Inspired By Tears Designed By Scientists
2013-04-08 14:15:26

Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard [ Watch the Video Adaptive Material Demonstration ] Tunable material system designed by Harvard team is easily adaptable for diverse applications in fuel transport, textiles, optical systems, and more Imagine a tent that blocks light on a dry and sunny day, and becomes transparent and water-repellent on a dim, rainy day. Or highly precise, self-adjusting contact lenses that also clean themselves. Or pipelines that can...

2013-04-08 12:26:08

A new antibody-guided drug has shown promising activity in a phase I trial involving ovarian cancer patients with platinum drug-resistant disease, researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will report today at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research. The findings (abstract LB-290) will be discussed at a press conference on Saturday, April 06, 2013, 1:00 p.m., ET, in Room 153, in the Washington Convention Center and later at an oral presentation on Tuesday, April...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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