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2013-12-17 23:01:30

NSF International survey reveals kitchen pet peeves during the holidays and offers tips to protect your guests. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Americans seem to have a bit of a double standard regarding food preparation and safety, according to a survey by NSF International, a global public health and safety organization. NSF International’s 2013 Kitchen Pet Peeve Survey found that four out of five Americans (82 percent) have made at least one food safety mistake when cooking...

Starburst Galaxy M82 - An Up Close And Personal Look
2013-12-10 04:23:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Astronomers have managed to get an up close and personal look at the nearby starburst galaxy M82, detecting concentrations of dense molecular gas surrounding regions of intense star formation and streams of material exiting the galaxy’s disk, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) announced Monday. The new data comes courtesy of the high-frequency Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope (GBT), the world's largest,...

2013-12-05 23:30:09

The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) LLC is pleased to work with NSF International’s Applied Research Center as an advisory resource in selecting companies and/or products as recipients of HFI’s “Clean for Healthy Environments” Award. While neither organization endorses products, both groups are focused on protecting public health and promoting healthier indoor environments, which is this Award’s primary focus. Boise, ID (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 The Healthy Facilities...

Strategic Investments From NSF Help Engineers Revolutionize The Manufacturing Process
2013-12-05 17:30:31

National Science Foundation Additive manufacturing, the technological innovation behind 3-D printing, has revolutionized the way we conceive of and build everything from electronic devices to jewelry to artificial organs. It is not surprising that this field has enjoyed enormous economic returns, which are projected to grow over the coming decade. According to a recent industry report prepared by Wohlers Associates, 3-D printing contributed to more than $2.2 billion in global industry...

2013-12-04 23:32:45

Global nutritional supplement manufacturer Health Specialties Manufacturing, Inc. has been awarded Good Manufacturing Practices for Sport certification. Vista, California (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Health Specialties Manufacturing, Inc. (one of The GHT Companies) is pleased to announce that it has received certification for Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for Sport. This means that the company has been assessed by the top public health and safety organization, NSF International, and...

Astronomers See The Light With Help From Citizen Scientists
2013-12-02 13:35:48

National Science Foundation Einstein@Home volunteers find four Gamma-ray pulsars and shed light on another part of the galaxy The combination of globally distributed computing power and innovative analysis methods is now a proven formula for the discovery of new once-elusive pulsars. Scientists from the Max Planck Institutes for Gravitational Physics and Radio Astronomy together with volunteers from Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan and the United States discovered four...

2013-11-28 23:22:08

Viewer Tool, developer of an extensive line of specialized file viewing and data recovery tools for a broad range of popular mainstream applications, presents the most advanced and efficient version of NSF Viewer Tool, the company’s award-winning NSF viewer. Based on a completely new file analysis engine, the new program features a lightweight and intuitive interface that takes virtually no time to get used to. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 Viewer Tool, a company with a solid...

2013-11-28 23:21:55

Geese control company ‘Away With Geese’ announced today that it has met standards required by Better Business Bureau for accreditation with the organization. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 Geese control company Away With Geese has received official accreditation with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and has received an A+ rating. This demonstrates that Away With Geese wants potential customers to feel comfortable, knowing that the company is credible and trustworthy, when...

2013-11-26 23:00:43

Guebert announces largest exhibit presence ever at Radiology Society of North America Annual Meeting Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Guerbet announced today that it will have the company’s largest exhibit presence ever at the Radiology Society of North America (RSNA)’s 99th Assembly and Annual Meeting Dec. 1-6 in Chicago. Guerbet will be exhibiting at Booth #2535 South Building, Hall A. This will mark the first RSNA for Guerbet since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...


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National Radio Astronomy Observatory -- The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) is a research facility of the U.S. National Science Foundation. They provide state-of-the-art radio telescope facilities for use by the scientific community. They conceive, design, build, operate and maintain radio telescopes used by scientists from around the world. Scientists use their facilities to study virtually all types of astronomical objects known, from planets and comets in our own Solar...

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National Solar Observatory -- The National Solar Observatory (NSO) has its primary headquarters in Tucson. NSO telescopes on Kitt Peak include the McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope Facility containing the world's three largest solar telescopes (1.6-meter main and two 0.9-meter auxiliaries), along with the Vacuum Telescope and the Razdow small solar patrol telescope. The National Solar Observatory also operates telescopes at Sacramento Peak, New Mexico, that include the Vacuum Tower...

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Cerro Tololo Observatory -- astronomical observatory located on Cerro Tololo peak, Chile, with offices in La Serena, about 40 mi (64 km) to the west. Funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), it is operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA), which also operates such other major national observatories as the Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona. The principal instrument is a 158-in. (4-m) reflecting telescope, the largest in the...

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Kitt Peak Observatory -- astronomical observatory located southwest of Tucson, Ariz.; it was founded in 1958 under contract with the National Science Foundation and is administered by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy. Its principal instrument is the Mayall 158-in. (4-m) reflector. The observatory's equipment also includes 84-in. (2.1 m), 50-in. (1.3-m), 36-in. (0.9-m), and 16-in. (0.4-m) reflecting telescopes as well as a planned 3.5-m telescope. Used for wide...

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Arecibo Observatory -- The Arecibo Observatory is part of the National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center (NAIC), a national research center operated by Cornell University under a cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF is an independent federal agency whose aim is to promote scientific and engineering progress in the United States. NSF funds research and education in most fields of science and engineering. Additional support is provided by the National...

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