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2013-11-04 23:20:20

Dutch sound design firm ABC International Trade B.V. is among five finalists out of 743 entries for the prestigious Herman Wijffels Innovation Award for Health Care, to be presented Nov. 7 in Utrecht, Netherlands. BERGAMBACHT, Netherlands (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Dutch sound design firm ABC International Trade B.V. has been named one of five finalists for the prestigious 2013 Herman Wijffels Innovation Award for Healthcare for the company’s OtoCube portable audio booth for testing,...

RoboRoach Project Not Getting Rave Reviews From PETA
2013-11-01 14:33:01

[ Watch the Video: PETA Doesn’t Like The Idea Of Remote-Controlled Roaches ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Earlier this year a new Kickstarter campaign launched that allowed people to fund a project to control cockroaches using an iPhone, and the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is finally speaking out against the project, months later. RoboRoach is a device that hijacks a cockroach’s antennae, allowing a user to tell the insect to turn...

2013-10-30 23:03:55

Multidisciplinary Team of Doctors at The Mount Sinai Hospital Testing Innovative Heart Failure Therapy in Global Clinical Trial New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 A multidisciplinary team of experts in heart failure, cardiac arrhythmia, and neurosurgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital are now testing nerve stimulation in the neck as a novel therapy for heart failure patients to potentially help relieve their debilitating symptoms of fatigue, shortness of breath, and heart arrhythmias,...

2013-10-29 23:18:51

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Cardiac Bio Implant Devices (Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators, Implantable Cardiac Pacemakers, Heart Valve, Coronary Stent, Peripheral Stent, Ventricular Assist Device) Market Forecast, Clinical Trials, M&A. London (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The cardiac implant medical device market is forecasted to grow in single digit percent per year during 2010-2017 and is likely to exceed US$ 27 Billion by 2017. Growth in...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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