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2009-10-20 09:49:00

BALTIMORE, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsis International is pleased to announce that the United States Patent and Trademark Office today issued U.S. Patent No. 7,604,929 to Celsis In Vitro Technologies (Celsis IVT). This patent generally covers processes by which the company creates its unique LiverPool(TM) products for drug discovery research. The pooling process combines primary cells from multiple donors to create large lots with targeted activity levels. The resulting LiverPool...

2009-09-25 02:49:00

MAASTRICHT, The Netherlands, September 25 /PRNewswire/ -- - Q-Park Liverpool ONE 'Champions of Europe' The 2000-space car park that opened in 2008 was chosen to be winner by the European Parking Association (EPA), for its first class innovative design, ultra modern feel and light airy atmosphere. The high profile awards ceremony was held at the EPA congress in Vienna, Austria and the Liverpool ONE parking destination was praised for its high ceilings and striking spiral...

2009-08-29 00:04:03

A new ferry terminal in Liverpool has won the Carbuncle Cup for this year's ugliest building in Britain. The winners were announced Thursday by Building Design, a Web site for architects. The runners-up were both university buildings, the Make's Amenity Building at the University of Nottingham and the Queen Margaret University campus in Lothian, Scotland. The Pier Head Ferry Terminal, which incorporates a Beatles museum, won because the judges regarded it as a blot on its site, a waterfront...

2009-07-30 14:05:00

NEW YORK, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Forest Products Transport Association (IFPTA) and RISI announced today a number of initiatives to help reduce the cost of attending the upcoming PPI Transport Symposium 18. The event will be held in Liverpool, England, from 6-9 October 2009. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090730/NE54643 ) Attendees will benefit from the following cost reductions when they sign up for PPI Transport Symposium: A 200 Euro discount on the...

2009-04-22 09:00:00

Winner will Perform on the Stage that Made The Beatles Famous in Liverpool LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Courier-Journal.com Abbey Road on the River is launching the world's biggest Beatles song singing competition, sponsored by the Hard Days Night Hotel (Liverpool), named after Ringo Starr's Act Naturally lyric "They're Gonna Make a Big Star Out of Me." With shows like American Idol and Britain's Got Talent capturing the world's attention, it's time Abbey Road on the River...

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2009-02-27 14:36:24

Officials at England's Liverpool Cathedral Friday said the church's bells will play the late John Lennon's Imagine for the North West's Futuresonic festival. The Liverpool Daily Post quoted cathedral leaders as saying they took into consideration the song's lyrics, Imagine there's no heaven and no religion, too, but also noting they hope the bells performance would inspire those who hear it in May. Lennon, a Liverpool native and former member of The Beatles, once described his signature...

2009-02-16 13:19:33

A British man said his wife left him after rival soccer fans tricked him into driving nine hours for a rendezvous with a woman who never existed. Stuart Slann, 39, a die-hard Manchester United fan, said the Liverpool fans recorded the phone conversation that featured their confession and posted it on Facebook and YouTube along with an embarrassing photograph of Slann, The Daily Telegraph reported Monday. Slann said he met the two Liverpool fans during a vacation in Cancun, Mexico, when they...

2008-12-29 10:39:44

Police in England's Merseyside county said Monday they have arrested Liverpool Football Club star Steven Gerrard in connection with a brawl. An unidentified police spokesman said the British midfielder was arrested early Monday along with five other men and charged with suspicion of assault, The Times of London reported. Merseyside police (are) investigating an assault that took place in the early hours of Monday, Dec. 29, on Bold Street in Southport, the spokesman said. A 34-year-old man...

2008-10-11 18:00:22

A DELEGATION from Liverpool John Lennon Airport is setting off to Malaysia to attend The World Route Development Forum. Described as "speed dating" for businesses, hundreds of airports will meet around 300 of the world's major airlines at the annual event at Kuala Lumpur. The forum, which runs from tomorrow until Tuesday, gives airports the opportunity to explore route development opportunities with airlines. John Lennon Airport will be promoting its capabilities to prospective...

2008-10-11 18:00:21

By TINA MILES AN inventive Liverpool moth-er is pitching a musical buggy she dreamed up to the nation in a Dragon's Den-style contest. Clare Cassidy has reached the live semi-finals of TV show This Morning's "mum-trepreneur"competition after creating a digital musical box which fixes to prams. The 37-year-old came up with the idea to occupy her one-year old daughter Darcey while she is in her pushchair during their regular walks. She is now hoping to win the backing of the ITV1...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.