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Luminous Grains Of Sand Help Determine Year Of Historic Storm Flood
2011-10-12 03:10:41

Scientists at TU Delft have successfully matched a layer of sediment from the dunes near Heemskerk to a severe storm flood that occurred in either 1775 or 1776. This type of information helps us gain more insight into past storm floods and predict future surges more accurately. The scientists´ findings have been published in the online edition of the scientific magazine Geology, and will be on the cover of the paper edition of November. Historic knowledge Our historic knowledge...

2011-07-12 00:00:56

Sand Artist Joe Castillo will perform two new SandStories at TEDGlobal 2011 in Edinburgh, Scotland on July 13 and 15, 2011. Joe is the originator of a form of storytelling art that he calls SandStory. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 Sand Artist Joe Castillo will perform two new SandStories at TEDGlobal 2011 in Edinburgh, Scotland on July 13 and 15, 2011. A mesmerizing story-teller, Joe Castillo brings an unforgettable, one-of-a-kind live performance to every possible venue. Combining...

2011-05-25 08:00:00

MONTREAL, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SAND Technology Inc. (OTCBB: SNDTF), provider of leading column database software today announced a strategic partnership with Averna, a global test engineering company for communications and electronics device makers worldwide. Averna will be embedding SAND's patented, high-performance analytic database in their test analytics product offering, providing scalability and ensuring optimal use of resources for their users. "I'm very pleased to have...

2011-04-13 08:00:00

MONTREAL, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SAND Technology Inc. (OTCBB: SNDTF), today announced the immediate availability of the second version of SAND native connector for SAS®. Based on SAND Analytics' patented column database technology, SAND v2 for SAS efficiently stores and manages the large amounts of supporting data kept in SAS data sets, flat files, and databases, delivering information on-demand for ad hoc analytics in SAS. "Large enterprises using SAS are...

2011-04-07 16:34:06

The sand along the south-western coastal rim of Norway has drifted for more than 9000 calendar years. This was triggered by sea-level changes and human activities, new research has found. Researchers in countries such as Denmark, the Netherlands and Poland study sand drift, but most of them are focusing on sand dunes along the coastline, not on the plains further inland. "Sand dunes are dynamic. For all we know, they may have been formed last year. But sand plaines are much older and in...

2011-03-09 00:00:29

Beverly Hills cosmetic dentist, Dr. Kevin Sands, is known around town as the dentist of the stars. This dentist is responsible for the bright, white smiles of many of music, television, and film's most popular celebrities. To be able to provide these treatments, Dr. Sands utilizes the latest technological advancements for the comfort of his patients. One of these advancements now used at Dr. Sand's office is digital imaging, which provides a safer and more comfortable experience for patients...

2010-12-19 00:25:51

Desert's Sand Cat litter is all natural, eliminates all odors. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) December 18, 2010 An innovative Arizona corporation has launched a product that it calls a bio-scientific breakthrough in the $1.8-billion a year cat litter business. First appearing on retailers' shelves in November, Desert's Sandâ“ž¢ cat litter is different from other competitors: its all-natural volcanic ash based product (Zeolite) absorbs urine and renders both urine and feces...

2010-11-01 10:57:00

DALLAS, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- Daltile has relaunched its ONE(TM) Quartz line of quartz slabs and tiles with the introduction of 24 new colors and two new collections. The new Micro Flecks collection features a fine grain detail, while the Geo Flecks collection reflects the look of natural granite and limestone graining. "This re-launch of Daltile's ONE Quartz surfaces brings together the beauty of natural quartz and modern technology, paired with more...

Word of the Day
  • 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.