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2011-05-30 08:43:16

Zoologists of Jena University (Germany) present the results of the most extensive study worldwide concerning the motion of dogs and demonstrate precise insights into their course of movement for the first time The reason being: "So far scientific studies were limited mostly to the movement of sick animals or to single aspects of locomotion", says Fischer, Professor of Systematic Zoology and Evolutionary Biology. To change this, Professor Fischer and his team started a comprehensive study...

2011-05-16 17:14:24

The majority of seaports around the world are unprepared for the potentially damaging impacts of climate change in the coming century, according to a new Stanford University study. In a survey posed to port authorities around the world, the Stanford team found that most officials are unsure how best to protect their facilities from rising sea levels and more frequent Katrina-magnitude storms, which scientists say could be a consequence of global warming. Results from the survey are published...

2011-04-18 08:26:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hella, a major supplier of automotive electronics and lighting systems, continues to grow its operations in the Americas -- adding jobs, expanding its manufacturing footprint and introducing new fuel-saving technology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101019/DE84104LOGO ) The company added more than 50 jobs in Illinois and Michigan last year and plans to fill more new positions throughout the Americas in 2011, said Dr. Martin...

2010-11-01 09:25:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hella, a global supplier of electronics and lighting, is adding a new electric wastegate actuator to its portfolio of fuel-efficiency products. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101019/DE84104LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101019/DE84104LOGO ) Designed especially for direct-injection gasoline engines, the new actuator provides more precise control of the engine's turbo-charger for better overall performance and...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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