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2014-04-23 16:21:13

MILAN, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcantara's "Kaleidoscope" exhibit at this year's Milan Design Week featured a unique display created by Nendo -- an award-winning Japanese design studio headed by Oki Sato. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140423/77743 Sato's Conic Vine display used layers of Alcantara material bonded with a thermo-compressing process to create the impression of rows of climbing plants in shades of dove grey and pastel. Alcantara first worked with Nendo...

2014-04-11 16:20:13

MILAN, Italy, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcantara was recently in the news at major fashion, design and new-car shows in China and Switzerland last month. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140411/DE03871 The iconic Italian brand's fashion materials were on display at Design Shanghai and at a special Alcantara fashion show and exhibit in Shanghai. Alcantara also was featured on a number of new cars shown at the recent Geneva Motor Show. Design Shanghai is a bi-annual...

2014-04-05 04:21:11

ESSEN, Germany, April 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second time in a row, the Red Dot: Design Team of the Year will be announced in Milan: In the course of the largest international design fair, "Salone Internazionale del Mobile", the Red Dot Award is going to uncover the name of its biggest champion for 2014. Swedish Trade Minister Ewa Bjorling and Red Dot President Professor Dr Peter Zec will congratulate the company in the course of a press conference. The bearer...

2014-03-27 16:26:32

ROME, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States of America has signed the Expo Milano 2015 participation contract. President Barack Obama made the announcement at the end of today's meeting in Rome with President of the Board of Ministers Matteo Renzi. In the afternoon, Secretary of State John Kerry and Commissioner of Italian Government for Expo Milano 2015 Giuseppe Sala met to discuss the details of America's participation in next year's Universal Exposition....

2014-02-18 12:35:02

MILAN, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Messagenet releases Mtalk.net, which provides users with a free, personal web link that can be clicked on by anyone to initiate a voice call or send a text message to the link owner - no special software or registration required -- The Mtalk.net web link can function as a customizable, web-based toll-free number, with chat capability, suitable for either personal or commercial use -- The service...

2014-02-17 04:22:24

MILAN, February 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BMG Pharma S.r.l. today is pleased to announce that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Samyang Biopharmaceutical Corporation granting them the rights to promote, sell and market its novel mucositis management product GelX(R) in the territory of South Korea. BMG Pharma S.r.l will receive an undisclosed down payment from Samyang Biopharmaceutical Corporation who will exclusively market GelX(R) in South Korea....

2014-02-10 11:17:25

Twenty proteins specifically secreted by primary effusion lymphoma cell lines identified, according to new research published in The American Journal of Pathology Primary effusion lymphoma (PEL) is a rare B-cell neoplasm distinguished by its tendency to spread along the thin serous membranes that line body cavities without infiltrating or destroying nearby tissue. By growing PEL cells in culture and analyzing the secretome (proteins secreted into cell-conditioned media), investigators have...

2014-01-29 23:30:50

The Board of Directors of Luxottica Group S.p.A. (MTA: LUX; NYSE: LUX), a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear, met today to review consolidated net sales and preliminary results for the fourth quarter of 2013 and full fiscal year in accordance with IAS/IFRS standards. Milan, Italy (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Net Sales Performance for the Full Year and the Fourth Quarter of 2013 Luxottica set a new net sales record for the full year 2013...

2014-01-21 04:21:53

MILAN, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky has chosen ad.agio, Neodata's video ad server, to manage online video advertising delivery on their Italian Sky Go and Sky On Demand services. ad.agio was Sky's first choice after a careful assessment process that involved a number of competing brands; amongst ad.agio's winning features: - Multiscreen campaigns allowing to profile users' more accurately across all devices and tailor offers to...

2014-01-13 16:26:15

GENSIGNIA plans to introduce minimally invasive diagnostic test which is urgently needed to improve the diagnostic performance of high resolution imaging for lung cancer detection LONDON, MILAN, and SAN DIEGO, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GENSIGNIA Ltd, a London-based, privately held molecular diagnostics company with laboratory operations in San Diego, CA, and Fondazione IRCCS, Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori (INT), Milan, a National Cancer Research Center in Italy, announced...


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.