Latest Martin Fischer Stories

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.

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.

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.

2010-11-01 09:25:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Nov.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.