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2014-05-30 04:21:06

TAICHUNG, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TSMC Solar today announced the engagement of Dr. Rommel Noufi in a long-term consulting capacity, to augment its CIGS R&D program. Dr. Noufi is a 33-year veteran of the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) where he was Principal Scientist and lead the team driving CIGS and CdTe cell research. He has authored over 190 publications and has 8 patents. TSMC Solar has a track record of R&D achievement, having produced a TUV-SUD...

2014-05-28 16:29:47

MONROE, La., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced that its Board of Directors voted to declare a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.54 per share, a portion of which will be payable out of capital surplus, on June 20, 2014, to shareholders of record on June 9, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090602/DA26511LOGO About CenturyLinkCenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a...

2014-05-20 08:38:09

In 50th anniversary celebration of the seminal cosmic background radiation discovery, Alcatel-Lucent's research arm launches the Bell Labs Prize to ignite innovation from a new generation of researchers PARIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bell Labs, the research arm of Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU), today celebrated the 50(th) anniversary of the discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation, one of the strongest pieces of evidence supporting the "Big Bang" theory of the...

2014-05-08 23:09:41

Featuring Verizon Wireless services, new store brings the latest mobile technology to southern Wisconsin residents. Portage, WI (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Local entrepreneurs Matthew Williams and Eric Reynolds are bringing the nation’s largest Verizon Wireless retail franchisor to Portage, Wisconsin, with the opening of a new Wireless Zone® store in the city. Located at Northridge Plaza, 2850 New Pinery Rd., Williams and Reynolds will offer area residents the hottest mobile devices and...

2014-05-08 16:27:14

- 'Clinical Map Initiative' On Track; Advanced RG-101 and RG-012, Expect to Nominate Third microRNA Clinical Candidate by YE 2014 - LA JOLLA, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLS), a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today reported financial results and highlights for the quarter ended March 31, 2014 and provided a summary of recent corporate highlights. "In the first quarter of...

2014-05-08 12:33:01

MISSISSAUGA, ON and COLUMBUS, OH, May 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The Xerox Research Centre Canada (XRCC) and Battelle Memorial Institute have signed a strategic alliance to co-market and collaborate on materials science research services. The alliance will allow clients of XRCC and Battelle to access the deep capabilities of the two renowned research organizations - including the use of XRCC`s pilot plant and manufacturing scale-up facility - to augment their own resources in developing and...

2014-05-05 23:02:25

“This will help C Spire customers and prospects and in fact it will also help C Spire because it keeps their customers happy.” Says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 C Spire Wireless announced today May 5, their new 10 Gb wireless plan for $160 and competes directly with AT&T, Verizon and Sprint with unlimited talk and text. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “C Spire is a strong wireless competitor in the southeastern United...

2014-05-05 16:30:50

MONROE, La., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announces that it is scheduled to participate in the following analyst conferences: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090602/DA26511LOGO Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Global Tuesday Telecom & Media Conference June 3, 2014 Morgan Stanley Leveraged Thursday Finance Conference June 12, 2014 About CenturyLink CenturyLink is the...

2014-05-01 23:01:47

Brenda Schulman, Ph.D., joins an illustrious group of scientists recognized by the academy. Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Brenda Schulman, Ph.D., of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Membership in the academy is a widely accepted mark of excellence in science and is considered one of the highest honors a scientist can receive. Schulman, a structural biologist, is among 84 new members and 21 foreign associates from 15...

2014-05-01 16:32:43

LA JOLLA, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLS), a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today announced that it will report financial results and highlights for the quarter ended March 31, 2014 on Thursday, May 8, 2014, after the U.S. financial markets close. Regulus will host a conference call and webcast on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at 5:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time to discuss...


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William Beebe
2014-01-07 10:37:00

William Beebe was an American who held many titles including naturalist, marine biologist, ornithologist, explorer, and author. He is most famous for the many expeditions he led for the New York Zoological Society, his scientific writings, and his deep dives within the Bathysphere. Beebe was born Charles William Beebe in Brooklyn, New York in 1877. In his early life, The American Museum of Natural History and the environment of East Orange, New Jersey influenced him to explore nature and...

Karl Henize
2012-10-22 10:51:32

Karl Henize was an astronomer, space scientist and a NASA astronaut. He was born Karl Gordon Henize on October 17, 1926 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He grew up on a small dairy farm outside the city, where he grew his interest in Buck Rogers and Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man to reach the peak of Mount Everest. He attended primary and secondary schools in Plainville and Mariemont, Ohio and then continued on to the University of Virginia. There he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics...

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2010-10-11 21:19:19

Velcro is a brand name, two layered system of fabric hook-and-loop fasteners. There is a "hook" side, which is a piece of fabric covered with tiny hooks, and a "loop" side, which is covered with even smaller and "hairier" loops. Pressing the two sides together will cause the hooks and loops to catch and hold the pieces together. The hooks and loops can be made of various materials, although the first was made of cotton, which turned out to be impractical. Today the most common material is...

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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