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2011-07-18 08:00:00

ATLANTA, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Among the many new features of Monaco® 3.0, Dynamic Conformal Arc (DCA) Therapy provides clinicians with a simple way to deliver highly conformal stereotactic plans by using the multi-leaf collimator (MLC) to dynamically conform around a target as the treatment beam rotates around the patient. DCA recently received 510(k) clearance for Monaco from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. "DCA can be used to render more conformal plans...

2011-06-30 05:00:00

MONACO, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Well-wishers around the globe can join in the celebrations via the internet at this week's royal wedding between the Principality of Monaco's Prince Albert and Miss Charlene Wittstock, who are hosting two days of glamorous festivities including a historic live international concert by Jean Michel Jarre from Monaco's landmark Port Hercules. Billed as the world's biggest concert, this high-tech visual extravaganza atop a 650 foot-long stage will be...

2011-06-13 07:12:00

MONTE CARLO, Monaco, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After a season of new acquisitions, featuring some of the best sailors from several different European countries, the Esimit Europa team is now ready to start with an exciting sporting season. The presentation of the crew, the first one to sail not for a nation, but in the name of a united Europe, has taken place in the Yacht Club de Monaco, Monte Carlo, at the presence of Prince of Monaco Albert II and other important personalities. HSH...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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