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2011-03-11 01:00:00

--Stratos recognized for greatest contribution to FleetBroadband sales growth in 2010-- BETHESDA, MD, March 11 /PRNewswire/ - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it is deploying the Inmarsat FleetBroadband satellite communications service on six deep-sea tugboats in Fairplay Towage's fleet. Deployment on four of the vessels already has been completed. Based in Hamburg, Fairplay Towage is...

2010-10-29 07:00:00

CHICAGO and JONESBORO, Ark., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Nordex USA celebrated the official opening of its flagship wind turbine manufacturing plant in the US today. Representing a $40 million investment, the 150,000 square foot plant is one of the most modern production facilities in the wind industry, optimized for lean flow and reduced lead times for customers. It positions Nordex as a domestic manufacturer of the highest caliber in one of the biggest wind energy markets in the world....

2010-07-27 11:45:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- James M. Golubieski, president of Foundation Venture Capital Group, LLC, (FVCG) a New Jersey Health Foundation/Foundation of UMDNJ affiliate, announced today that it has sold its equity interest in Longevica Pharmaceuticals, Inc., to Rostock International Ltd. Longevica, a Princeton, NJ, based company, is involved in developing kinase inhibitors that may keep normal cells healthy during chemotherapy or radiation treatments. Rostock...

2010-07-06 10:59:00

DUSSELDORF and ROSTOCK, Germany, July 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Second Offshore Summit in Rostock in September 2010: Knowledge Exchange Between Representatives of German and U.S. Government Agencies and International Offshore Experts The United States are starting to rely increasingly on ocean wind for energy generation. Last month, the "Atlantic Offshore Wind Energy Consortium" was established: U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and the governors from...

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2010-05-12 13:35:00

The downside of marriage for women: the greater a wife's age gap from her husband, the lower her life expectancy Marriage is more beneficial for men than for women - at least for those who want a long life. Previous studies have shown that men with younger wives live longer. While it had long been assumed that women with younger husbands also live longer, in a new study Sven Drefahl from the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock, Germany, has shown that this is not...

2010-05-04 15:00:50

Materials based on water ferns could reduce fuel consumption massively The hairs on the surface of water ferns could allow ships to have a 10 per cent decrease in fuel consumption. The plant has the rare ability to put on a gauzy skirt of air under water. Researchers at the University of Bonn, Rostock and Karlsruhe now show in the journal Advanced Materials (doi: 10.1002/adma.200904411) how the fern does this. Their results can possibly be used for the construction of new kinds of hulls with...

2009-08-19 12:05:00

DUSSELDORF, Germany, August 19 /PRNewswire/ -- - 1st "Offshore Summit: European-North American Dialog" on the 10th and 11th of September 2009 in Rostock (Germany) Offering US-Based Companies the Unique Opportunity of Profiting From the Early Exchange of Offshore Wind Project Experiences to Take Place Between the European and American Participants On June 23rd 2009, the US administration approved five offshore wind projects along the coasts of New Jersey and Delaware and US...

2008-10-26 09:00:16

ROSTOCK, Germany, October 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The German Environmental Award of the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU, Osnabruck) has been awarded for the 16th time. The 500,000-euro award, the most lucrative environmental prize in Europe, is being shared by the Dean of the Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, Prof. Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker (69), and the founder and CEO of the biotech company BRAIN AG, Dr. Holger Zinke (45). At the presentation ceremony in the...

2006-06-14 08:06:24

By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) - Ruling body FIFA is discussing how it can stop people running on the pitch during World Cup matches and will ensure violators are punished. "We will do everything to prevent this sort of thing and to punish people who do it," FIFA spokesman Gerd Graus told reporters on Wednesday. A Croatian fan surprised security forces during Tuesday's game against champions Brazil by leaping over the two-meter wide moat that surrounds the field at the...

2006-04-28 14:15:38

By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) - Streakers in Germany not only risk sunburn to sensitive parts of their anatomy if they dart on to the pitch to interrupt soccer matches but also face increased fines following a ruling by a state court on Friday. The court in the northern port city of Rostock upheld a 10,000 euros ($12,550) fine for damages against a streaker claimed by Hansa Rostock for an incident in 2003. "The spectators enter an agreement when they arrive in a stadium that...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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