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2014-08-21 00:20:23

OXFORD, England, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The next generation battery technology company, OXIS Energy Ltd, has delivered the third phase of a research programme to improve its Lithium Sulfur cells for Lincad Ltd and the UK MOD. The project is part of a wider Dstl (Defence Science and Technology Laboratory) research programme. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130612/621367-b ) In Phase 3 OXIS has developed an advanced prototype cell and...

2014-08-13 12:32:49

DUBLIN, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Colocation and Managed Hosting Services Market in North America 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The analysts forecast the Colocation and Managed Hosting Services market in North America will grow at a CAGR of 13.59 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing need to reduce...

2014-07-23 04:22:54

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telehouse North Two will be a major investment in a next generation mission-critical data centre, enabling hybrid services to realise growth for British business Telehouse International Corporation, one of the largest global data centre owner operators, is spending GBP135 million in a next generation mission-critical data centre to expand the leading network ecosystem in Europe. UK Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and...

2014-07-08 23:05:24

Sirius technology expert has been awarded the status of Chartered Fellow Sirius technology expert has been awarded the status of Chartered Fellow by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc., a leading national IT solutions integrator, is proud to announce that Senior Technologist Jerry J Petru has been awarded the prestigious status of Chartered Fellow by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. BCS is a leading industry body...

2014-06-18 23:01:26

QinetiQ North America announced today it was awarded the 2014 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award. Reston, VA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 QinetiQ North America announced today it was awarded the 2014 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award. The Cogswell Award is the most prestigious honor the Defense Security Service (DSS) presents to cleared industry. Stan Sims, director of DSS, presented this year’s awards at the 50th Annual NCMS...

2014-06-02 08:26:48

LONDON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- London's world-leading tech sector will be showcased in June as the capital holds the first London Technology Week. Comprising over 130 independently run events taking place across the city, this will be the largest collection of tech events ever seen in Europe. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/629764-a ) Over 30,000 tech entrepreneurs, investors and developers from around the globe are expected to attend...

2014-05-27 08:34:35

New company offers full-spectrum of innovative, high-quality services and solutions to the federal marketplace CHANTILLY, Va., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The SI Organization, Inc. (the SI) announced today that it has completed its transaction to acquire QinetiQ North America Services and Solutions Group (QNA/SSG) from QinetiQ U.S. Holdings Inc. QNA/SSG's core offering of high-end systems engineering and integration services and software solutions will strengthen the SI's offerings...

2014-05-23 12:24:55

LA JOLLA, Calif., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr) has received a Translation Award from the Wellcome Trust to develop a novel semi-synthetic antibody-based immunotherapy to treat hormone-refractory prostate cancer. The novel therapeutic agent engages the patient's own immune system to selectively destroy prostate tumor cells. This approach offers a potentially more efficacious and safer alternative to traditional...

2014-04-22 08:41:11

Combination creates industry leader with a complete spectrum of mission critical solutions CHANTILLY, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The SI Organization, Inc. (the SI) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire QinetiQ North America Services and Solutions Group (QNA/SSG), a leading provider of differentiated, engineering services and solutions to the U.S. Federal Government. The combination of the SI and QNA/SSG brings together two highly...

From Red Mars To Green Earth
2014-04-15 13:36:50

ESA How can a sensor for analyzing the atmosphere of Mars help us to cut greenhouse emissions on Earth? By going where no human or machine has been before. Parts of our planet are so hostile they are unreachable. But if we are to understand Earth’s atmosphere it is vital we monitor factors such as gases around industrial chimneys and erupting volcanoes. A new portable device created by the young space scientist Hugh Mortimer promises a greener future by readily analyzing the...


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William Buckland
2013-10-14 14:04:00

William Buckland (March 12, 1784 – August 14, 1856) was an English theologian, ordained Anglican minister, geologist, and the prominent paleontologist of his day. He pioneered the use of fossilized feces, which he named “coprolites,” in the study and reconstruction of ancient ecosystems. Buckland is perhaps best known for naming and describing the very first recognized dinosaur fossil, the Megalosaurus, before the term “dinosaur” ever existed. Buckland was born at Axminster in...

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vermicular
  • 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.
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