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2014-06-30 08:26:55

GRENOBLE, France, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- July 8-10, Moscone Center, San Francisco - Booth 2028 As part of its involvement to become even more global, Minalogic [http://www.minalogic.org/84-competitiveness-cluster.htm ] reinforces its operations towards US innovative ecosystems in micro-nanoelectronics Minalogic [http://www.minalogic.org/84-competitiveness-cluster.htm#.UrgQCvZbxAs ], the leading French cluster...

2010-04-08 08:22:00

NEW YORK, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Inter-Rhone is proud to announce that its first U.S. consumer advertising campaign has been recognized by MRI Starch as the most compelling advertising campaign within the wine category among young male consumers. MRI Starch, recognized as the leading U.S. source of market intelligence regarding the effectiveness of print advertising, considered over 16,000 one and two page consumer magazine advertisements and selected the top contenders within eleven...

2008-05-30 21:00:19

People living along France's Rhone River and people who regularly eat fish from the river have tested positive for a toxic chemical, health officials said. Some of those tested had four to five times the so-called safe level of PCB, or polychlorobiphenyl, in their blood, EuroNews.net reported Friday. PCB is known to be toxic, said Pierre Souvet, president of the medical association in Provence, which carried out the tests on 52 Rhone residents. It can cause cancer, neurological problems...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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