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2014-03-25 04:20:31

Asymptote's liquid nitrogen-free cryogenic solutions are aligned with most of the cutting-edge technologies in the fields of regenerative medicine, stem cells, tissue transplantation and biobanking LONDON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the cryopreservation industry, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Asymptote Limited (Asymptote) with the 2014 European Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership. Asymptote's commitment to providing novel,...

2014-01-21 08:24:08

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To illustrate Air Products' (NYSE:APD) leadership in cryogenic technology applications, the company is turning its booth into the "Cold Zone" at the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Ga. from January 28-30. In the "Cold Zone", meat and poultry producers will learn how Air Products' gases, equipment, and expertise can help remove heat from their processes and improve the quality, throughput, and shelf life...

Liquid Nitrogen And Food: A Potentially Lethal Concoction
2012-10-09 12:10:05

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the UK last week, an 18 year old woman's birthday celebration ended in emergency surgery to remove her perforated stomach. The cause: a cocktail prepared using liquid nitrogen. The tragedy has prompted an intense look at the use of liquid nitrogen in food and beverage preparation. Gaby Scanlon ingested the "correctly prepared Jagermeister drink made with liquid nitrogen" at her 18th birthday celebration. Shortly thereafter she...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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