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2011-06-07 06:30:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR) today announced that the Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique (CEA) Saclay, a global leader in research and development based in France, has selected and successfully deployed its high performance and high capacity Ethernet network for its grid computing projects, CARRIOCAS and the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which powers one of the world's largest energy particle accelerators. CEA Saclay is a...

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2010-08-08 17:25:00

Experts said Friday that fires sweeping across Russia are threatening to re-release nuclear contamination from the Chernobyl disaster into the air, but not in levels dangerous to human health. According to Philippe Renaud, head of the environmental radiation laboratory at France's IRSN nuclear safety institute, radioactive cesium 137 from the 1986 explosion of Chernobyl nuclear power plant is locked up in the trees and dead leaves in the forest in certain areas of Russia, Ukraine and...

2008-10-31 00:00:18

German utility major E.ON and the French government-funded technological research organization Commissariat a L'Energie Atomique have agreed to co-operate in the field of nuclear energy research. The co-operation between E.ON and the Commissariat a L'Energie Atomique (CEA) will mainly focus on material research, innovation in reactor technology and safety, as well as the development of future power generation. The research results are expected to contribute to both safe operation of...

2008-07-18 09:00:41

French nuclear power group Areva has said that it will perform an internal enquiry in the wake of the incident that occurred on July 7, 2008, at the Socatri plant on the Tricastin nuclear power plant site in France. The incident occured during a draining operation at a water treatment installation, downstream from the enrichment facility and unrelated to the site's nuclear plants. The release into the environment was due to a leaktight fault in a hold-up tank. Areva said that the...

2005-06-28 08:04:40

MOSCOW (Reuters) - France won its bid to build a10-billion-euro ($12.18 billion) experimental nuclear fusionreactor after more than a year of wrangling with Japan, theproject's multinational partners said on Tuesday. Ministers from the partner countries signed an agreement ata meeting in Moscow making France the site for the ITERreactor, European Union spokeswoman Antonia Mochan toldReuters. The ITER (International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor)project is backed by China, the EU,...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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