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2014-03-01 23:02:36

The Brain Preservation Foundation (BPF) has received a one million NXT coin ($43,000) donation from the digital currency entrepreneur Androklis Polymenis. The donation goes toward supporting its research into the development of a scientifically-proven medical procedure capable of preserving a person’s unique neural circuitry at death with the hope of allowing that person to eventually be brought back to life by future technology. Ashburn, VA (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 The Brain Preservation...

2014-01-24 12:21:59

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, and Portico, a not-for-profit digital preservation service, today announced an extension of their relationship to preserve the majority of Gale's remaining digital archives. Among those to be preserved and added to Portico's D-Collection Service are The Times Digital Archive, Slavery &...

2013-12-04 12:24:11

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Trust for Historic Preservation is accepting nominations for its annual list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places®. For over a quarter century, this list has highlighted important examples of the nation's architectural, cultural and natural heritage that are at risk for destruction or irreparable damage. Nominations are due on March 3, 2014. "Historic places are a tangible reminder of who we are as a...

2013-11-21 23:02:30

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Food Preservation Technologies Market 2013-2023. London (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Report Details Although recent economic turmoil has put its stamp over many industries worldwide, Food Preservation Technologies industry continue to stay robust and in many countries is expected to show a very good performance. Developed nations experience a saturated state at the moment, when it comes to Food Preservation Technologies, but...

2013-10-16 08:24:15

Leading information and knowledge management firm to retain employees, continue serving preservation and archiving needs of motion picture industry LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The integration of LAC Group, a leader in information and knowledge management, and PRO-TEK Vaults, a state-of-the-art film preservation and archival storage company, promises to expand the range of information stewardship services available to companies and institutions, ranging from law firms...

2013-09-30 12:22:56

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope(®) has partnered with Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) on "The Future of Energy," bringing together world-renowned experts to exchange ideas on how best to address energy production and consumption issues for the future. This full-day conference is open to the public and will be held on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at The Museum of Modern Art in New...

2013-09-25 12:30:39

With harvest season upon us, many universities are sponsoring local programs to educate, promote safety WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As food prices continue to rise across the region, consumers are increasingly looking to old traditions of home preservation to stretch their food budget. While canning fruits and vegetables has deep cultural roots in the Southern United States, a new generation of cost-conscious consumers has embraced home food preservation techniques....

2013-04-26 20:21:53

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation presented 23 awards recognizing the best of preservation in Georgia during its 36(th) annual Preservation Awards ceremony in Milledgeville on April 26. The Old Post Office in Dublin, Ga. received the Marguerite Williams Award, presented annually to the project that has had the greatest impact on preservation in the state. Built in 1911 the grand neoclassical post office building was...

2013-02-13 08:30:22

Since 1988, 11 Most list has served as a powerful alarm to raise awareness of the serious threats facing some of America's most significant historic places WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Until the deadline of Friday, March 1, the National Trust for Historic Preservation will be accepting nominations for its annual list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places®. For over a quarter century, this list has highlighted important examples of the nation's...

Ancient Chinese Warrior Relics Preserved With Air Curtain
2013-02-07 13:11:15

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online New methods have been unveiled to help preserve ancient relics, such as China's world-renowned Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses. These large, immovable historic relics displayed in China have faced many environmental factors, deteriorating many of the more than 1,500 relics. The museum was first opened in 1979, providing an exhibition of Qin Shinhuang's mausoleum. Qin Shinhuang was the first emperor in China's...