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2010-08-04 09:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Reno Contracting announced today its collaboration with Atlas Project Support to provide energy conservation/renewable energy solutions for clients interested in creating energy efficient buildings. These services include providing solar PV energy systems. As part of that work, a four-member team of companies including Atlas and Reno Contracting, has been selected to be on a short list of solar photovoltaic (PV) energy service providers for the...

2010-07-30 16:16:13

A borrowed boat, a small mountain lake and the inaugural run of a half-a-million dollar state-of-the-art multi-beam sonar system made history this month with the successful high-definition mapping of the bottom of Fallen Leaf Lake, a tributary lake just upstream from Lake Tahoe. "The clarity of the images we produced is unmatched in detail," said University of Nevada, Reno Seismology Lab Director Graham Kent and co-lead investigator of the project. "We can clearly see 1,000-year-old trees...

2010-07-21 17:40:00

RENO, Nev., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameTech International, Inc. (Nasdaq: GMTC), a leading supplier of electronic bingo equipment and video lottery terminals, announced today that Bill Fasig has been named as President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Mr. Fasig's appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer is effective immediately, although subject to regulatory approvals. While Floyd "Bud" Glisson will no longer be serving as President and Chief Executive...

2010-06-23 19:00:00

RENO, Nev., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameTech International, Inc. ("GameTech" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: GMTC), a leading designer, developer and marketer of interactive electronic bingo equipment, bingo systems, video lottery terminals, and slot machine equipment, held an investor conference call on June 23, 2010. GameTech has made available a digital playback of the June 23, 2010 investor conference call. The playback is available through 9:00 am EST on July 8, 2010 and can be...

2010-06-22 17:20:00

RENO, Nev., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameTech International, Inc. ("GameTech" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: GMTC), a leading designer, developer and marketer of interactive electronic bingo equipment, bingo systems, video lottery terminals, and slot machine equipment, today announced that it has scheduled an investor conference call for 2:00 pm pacific time (5:00 pm eastern) on Wednesday, June 23, 2010. The domestic toll-free call-in number for the investor conference call is:...

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2010-06-17 08:06:51

Third experiment in University of Nevada, Reno series uses innovative materials and construction After a succession of eight separate earthquake simulations, a 110-foot long, 200-ton concrete bridge model at the University of Nevada, Reno withstood a powerful jolting, three times the acceleration of the disastrous 1994 magnitude 6.9 Northridge, Calif. earthquake, and survived in good condition. "This is very satisfying to see how well the design and components worked," Saiid Saiidi, principal...

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2010-05-31 07:26:59

Exergames takes first steps to accessibility VI Fit, a project at the University of Nevada, Reno, helps children who are blind become more physically active and healthy through video games. The human-computer interaction research team in the computer science and engineering department has developed a motion-sensing-based tennis and bowling exergame that can be downloaded for free at www.vifit.org. "Lack of vision forms a significant barrier to participation in physical activity and...

2010-03-29 17:45:00

Plasma spectroscopy course popular with scientists RENO, Nev., March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists and students in the highly specialized world of plasma physics virtually attend the University of Nevada, Reno from around the world to learn the latest in plasma spectroscopy from Roberto Mancini, professor and chair of the physics department, through an interactive, real-time, web-based classroom. Mancini's expertise in the subject, from over 20 years of research and teaching,...

2010-03-17 19:17:00

RENO, Nev., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameTech International, Inc. ("GameTech" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: GMTC), a leading designer, developer and marketer of interactive electronic bingo equipment, bingo systems, video lottery terminals, and slot machine equipment, has filed its 2010 first quarter results with the SEC on Form 10-Q on March 17, 2010. The Form 10-Q Quarter Report can be accessed online via the SEC's EDGAR database, and includes information about GameTech's...

2010-03-17 14:47:00

$200,000 National Science Foundation grant for University of Nevada, Reno RENO, Nev., March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Imagine packing skis into a suitcase, skis that never need wax or skis that hold a perfect line in all snow conditions. That's just what University of Nevada, Reno students in Kam K. Leang's mechanical engineering senior design course do, they imagine the possibilities of design using nanotechnology. Leang is the principal investigator for the National Science...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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