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2013-09-18 12:50:00

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics innovators to exhibit at event sponsored by Congressman Frank Wolf and the National Science Foundation September 27-28. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics--the so-called STEM fields--are the foremost drivers of American competitiveness in an increasingly global economy. Research shows that more than half of U.S. economic growth during the last 50 years has resulted from improved productivity brought about by STEM-led...

2013-09-18 12:31:14

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The J. Craig Venter Institute, a not-for-profit genomics research institute, today announced that they have received $2.4 million which represents the first year of a two year award from The National Science Foundation to fund the first phase of a planned five year project to develop the Arabidopsis Information Portal (AIP). Christopher Town, Ph.D., is principal investigator on the grant. Town and other JCVI researchers, along...

2013-09-17 23:19:10

Gluten-free products certified via NSF International’s Gluten-Free Certification Program already meet the FDA’s new gluten-free labeling regulation. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 NSF International, a global public health organization with nearly 70 years of food safety expertise, has confirmed that its science-based Gluten-Free Certification Program meets the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) new regulation defining the term “gluten-free” for voluntary food...

2013-09-17 04:22:00

Both Professional Athletes and Fitness Enthusiasts Thrilled with New Alternatives to Performance Enhancing Drugs NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- There are plenty of performance enhancing drugs on the market, but many athletes and fitness lovers are unwilling to take them due to the controversy that surrounds them. That's why the fitness world has been buzzing with excitement over the release of two revolutionary new formulations from Limitless Worldwide that have received...

2013-09-13 23:23:31

Hycrete Meets NSF/ANSI 61 Criteria for Drinking Water Projects Carlstadt, NJ (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Hycrete, Inc., a leader in waterproofing and corrosion protection technologies for concrete, is proud to announce the approval of its concrete admixtures in potable water applications. Hycrete admixtures were tested in accordance with NSF/ANSI 61 for use in concrete pipes and water tanks containing drinking water. The NSF approval is highly regarded by engineers locally as well...

2013-09-05 23:00:38

Guerbet announces first US adult injection of Dotarem (gadoterate meglumine) Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Guerbet announced today that Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, NY recently performed the first US adult injection of Dotarem® (gadoterate meglumine), the only macrocyclic and ionic gadolinium-based contrast agent (GBCA) approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. The procedure was performed in an adult with borderline renal function. It follows the first...

2013-09-04 23:25:23

The Olive Oil Source, the industry leader in olive oil-related products, announced that the company has entered into a distributorship agreement with world-renowned Minox products now available on their (http://wholesale.oliveoilsource.com/browse/containers-and-accessories/71) and Boutique (http://boutique.oliveoilsource.com/browse/for-the-home/503) websites. The full line of food-safe storage product solutions includes exclusive product configurations for retail stores and brings...

2013-08-30 23:04:40

Leading provider of server handling solutions for data centers expands into South African market. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 ServerLIFT Corporation proudly announced the signing of a distribution agreement with DataNet, the market-leading ICT infrastructure distribution arm of Pinnacle Africa, a subsidiary of the listed Pinnacle Technology Holdings group (JSE: PNC). This agreement is part of the company’s strategic plan to facilitate leading distribution channels in major...

2013-08-29 04:20:48

Limitless Worldwide's(TM) SeroDyne(TM) Causing Frenzy of Excitement Among Athletes and Fitness Enthusiasts Looking for Alternatives to Performance Enhancing Drugs NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For years, professional athletes have turned to synthetic injections to increase their levels of a specific pituitary peptide, which naturally decline with age. Why? Because they believe this increase can help improve their performance -- both on and off the field -- and give them...

Milky Way Gas Cloud Creates Multiple Images Of Distant Quasar
2013-08-29 03:49:01

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Using the National Science Foundation's Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) radio telescope system, astronomers have for the first time managed to capture an image of a distant quasar split into multiple images due to the effects of a cloud of ionized gas in the Milky Way. While these events were first predicted some four decades ago, the VLBA has managed to obtain the first evidence of their existence. Using the array, the...


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2004-10-19 04:45:40

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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2004-10-19 04:45:40

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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