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2009-07-22 11:49:00

NORWALK, Conn., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Defentect (OTC Bulletin Board: SLNH) and San Diego State University's Department of Homeland Security Immersive Visualization Center ("Viz Lab") unveiled their joint Homeland Security project, a permanent, ongoing fixed radiation perimeter system featuring Defentect's gamma radiation detection technology. The deployment, at the entranceway to the Viz Lab courtyard on the SDSU campus, serves as a real time demonstration lab illustrating best...

2009-03-18 00:18:50

Lorrenzo Wade's double-double Tuesday carried San Diego State to a 65-49 win over Weber State in first-round action of the NIT. Wade finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds. The Aztecs (24-9) also got 11 points from Kyle Spain and 10 from Billy White. The Wildcats (21-10) got 14 points from Kellen McCoy. Damian Lillard contributed 10 points and seven rebounds, but shot only 4-of-12 from the field and committed five turnovers. SDSU shot 51.6 percent from the field en rout to a 39-17 halftime...

2009-02-18 05:00:00

San Diego State University's Viz Center Tests and Displays Leading Radiation Technology to Protect the Region, Nation, and World Against Terrorism and Assist Business NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Defentect (OTC Bulletin Board: SLNH) announced today that it has entered a joint operational agreement with San Diego State University's Homeland Security Program and its Immersive Visualization Center (SDSU Viz Center) to establish a permanent gamma radiation detection...

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2008-09-29 14:35:00

Illusive mammals such as the beaked whale are hardly seen, mysterious, and obscure, and yet they have become the focus of new studies due to the harm that military sonar systems seem to cause them. "There's not much known about these creatures - where they live, their lifestyle," says Ted Cranford from San Diego State University. "In fact, they might be the least understood group of large mammals on Earth." This summer, the research yacht Song of the Whale, operated by the International...

2008-09-21 00:00:20

Five local educators selected from a field of 43 nominees were named San Diego County Teachers of the Year during the 18th annual "Cox Presents: A Salute to Teachers brought to you by Ashford University" in cooperation with the San Diego County Office of Education. The sold-out annual event honored San Diego County's public school teachers and was televised live on Channel 4 San Diego. The 2008-09 San Diego County Teachers of the Year are: Theodosia Ballard, Walter J. Porter North...

2008-09-04 09:00:29

The College of Business Administration at San Diego State University (SDSU) announced today research conducted by one of the University's professors concluded that major airline disasters may have little or no effect on the long-term pricing of the stock of publicly held airlines. Dr. Kuntara Pukthuanthong-Le, a finance professor at SDSU, along with Dr. Thomas Walker and Dolruedee Thiengtham, both from the Molson School of Business at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, concluded...

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2008-03-13 12:51:23

Microbial profiles serve as the ecological version of the human genome projectNowhere is the principle of "strength in numbers" more apparent than in the collective power of microbes: despite their simplicity, these one-cell organisms - which number about 5 million trillion trillion strong (no, that is not a typo) on Earth - affect virtually every ecological process, from the decay of organic material to the production of oxygen.But even though microbes essentially rule the Earth, scientists...

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2008-02-26 14:40:00

Simulation May Help Big Cities Develop Early Warning Systems On January 26, 1700, at about 9 p.m. local time, the Juan de Fuca plate beneath the ocean in the Pacific Northwest suddenly moved, slipping some 60 feet eastward beneath the North American plate in a monster quake of approximately magnitude 9, setting in motion large tsunamis that struck the coast of North America and traveled to the shores of Japan.Since then, the earth beneath the region "“ which includes the cities of...

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2008-02-04 10:15:00

Researchers from San Diego State University and the University of California have been using computer models to mimic the effects of underwater noise on an unusual whale species and have discovered a new pathway for sound entering the head and ears.Advances in Finite Element Modeling (FEM), Computed tomography (CT) scanning, and computer processing have made it possible to simulate the environment and anatomy of a Cuvier's beaked whale when a sonar signal is sent out or received by the whale....

2006-03-16 15:25:00

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A San Diego arena was evacuated for about two hours on Thursday, delaying a first-round game in the hugely popular national college basketball championship, after a hot dog cart attracted the attention of a bomb-sniffing dog. Thousands of fans arriving for a game between Marquette University and the University of Alabama were kept outside Cox Arena at San Diego State University until police determined that there was no bomb at the cart. Authorities cordoned off part of...