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2011-11-02 07:00:00

Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI - http://www.stuttering.org), a leader in stuttering research and treatment innovation, launches a multifaceted initiative that makes stuttering therapy more affordable during these challenging financial times. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) November 02, 2011 Unemployment and the continuing drain on consumersâ wallets during the countryâs turbulent economy have caused many people to cancel life-enhancing therapies and medical...

2011-10-17 07:00:00

Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI â“ http://www.stuttering.org), a leading center for stuttering research and therapy innovation, has extended its fluency-training iPhone/ iPod Touch app software to run on Apple iPads, adding to the nonprofit Instituteâs wide range of technologically advanced stuttering therapy tools for clients. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) October 17, 2011 Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI â“...

2011-09-21 14:00:00

Jerome Parnell III will be responsible for AppTech Solutions contract manufacturing, R&D pipeline, and strategic growth. The packaged waste water treatment system represents the next generation in wastewater treatment through the utilization of advanced materials and emerging treatment technologies. Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) September 21, 2011 AppTech Solutions, LLC announced today that it has hired Jerome Parnell III as Chief Executive Officer and President to manage the growing...

2011-08-09 05:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridium Inc., the global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and consulting solutions, today announced that Gladstone Liquefied Natural Gas (GLNG) in Queensland, Australia, has selected Meridium as the platform for its enterprise-wide APM initiative. The GLNG plant, which began construction earlier this year, is a joint venture between some of the world's largest energy providers: Santos, Australia's largest producer of natural...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.