Latest Ridge Stories

2007-10-18 18:00:46

Standard Car Truck Company (Park Ridge, Illinois) announced today, Thursday October 18th, 2007, that they have formed a Joint Venture (JV) with Tian Rui Group Foundry Company Ltd. to market globally cast steel railway wheels for railway rolling stock. The JV agreement was signed by the Chairmen of Standard Car Truck Company and Tian Rui, Mr. Richard Mathes and Mr. Li Liu Fa respectively, in Chicago where the JV company "Barber Tian Rui Railway Supply Company" will be located. Tian...

2005-07-20 17:30:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 20, 2005  - Scientists working with salmon have found that gene expression in the brain can differ significantly among members of a species with different life histories. Their study indicates that roughly 15 percent of Atlantic salmon genes show differential expression in males who migrate from their freshwater birthplaces to mature in oceans versus those who do not leave the freshwater environment to mature. The researchers, at Harvard University, the University...

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