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2014-05-20 08:24:24

POTSDAM, N.Y., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What makes people use less energy? For many, it's the cost: economic, environmental or both. Costs are only made clear, though, in a monthly utility bill. And that's something millions of Americans never see. These are people who live in various types of housing where power is part of the rent. This group includes more than half a million New York state inhabitants that live in college residence halls. Across the U.S., student...

2014-05-19 12:23:47

POTSDAM, N.Y., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At some point, everyone's ancestors depended on a three-stone fire. It's exactly what the name suggests: three stones of roughly the same size that hold cookware over an open flame. It's the traditional way of heating food and water, but it also poses risks and other problems. Users can be burned or scalded. Smoke can't be controlled. Only one piece of cookware can be used at a time and three-stone fires are inefficient and waste...

2014-03-03 08:32:15

NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CodeSmart Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: ITEN), with its subsidiary, The CODESMART(TM) Group, Inc. (collectively, "CODESMART"), a premier ICD-10 education and solutions group that offers CODESMART(TM) UNIVERSITY, its on-line education solution and customizable training solutions, announces today that it will be the exclusive provider of ICD-10 training for SUNY Potsdam in Potsdam, New York. "We're excited about the opportunities our partnership will...

2014-01-28 08:23:57

Boosted by financial backing from a regional development fund and with strategic collaboration from an industrial partner Changers sets it sights on expansion into new markets, technology innovation, and engagement with additional commercial partners. BERLIN and POTSDAM, Germany, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Changers, the company that motivates people to transform their energy behavior, has closed $1.5 million in Series A financing. BFB Frühphasenfonds Brandenburg GmbH led...

2012-01-17 22:35:12

In future it should be possible to produce the best anti-malaria drug, artemisinin, more economically and in sufficient volumes for all patients The most effective anti-malaria drug can now be produced inexpensively and in large quantities. This means that it will be possible to provide medication for the 225 million malaria patients in developing countries at an affordable price. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam and the Freie...

Image 2 - Slowpoke Pulsar Found Nestled In Young Supernova Remnant
2011-12-20 15:09:57

Astronomers have discovered a very slowly rotating X-ray pulsar still embedded in the remnant of the supernova that created it. This unusual object was detected on the outskirts of the Small Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way, using data from a number of telescopes, including ESA's XMM-Newton. A puzzling mismatch between the fairly young age of the supernova remnant and the slow rotation of the pulsar, which would normally indicate a much older object, raises interesting...


Word of the Day
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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