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2014-03-03 23:03:54

Immersive natural history education app launches on iOS and Android. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Cainkade, a New York-based software design and development studio, today announced that the California Academy of Sciences has launched Science Today for iPhone and Android phones. This educational app presents the latest natural history news and research in rich photos and originally-produced videos. Cainkade worked with the California Academy of Sciences to design and build this...

2014-03-03 08:39:47

DENVER, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) has named Vernon Irvin as vice president-sales within CenturyLink's Business Solutions Group. Irvin oversees the sales team that supports small and midsized business customers with bundled voice, data and Internet connectivity solutions, cloud products and outsourced IT support. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090602/DA26511LOGO Irvin, most recently a sales executive at Time Warner Cable, Inc., is...

2014-02-27 16:28:10

- Achieved All Goals on 'Road to the Clinic'; Launched 'Clinical Map Initiative'- LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLS), a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today provided an update on its corporate strategy and reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2013, including a summary of recent corporate highlights. Corporate Strategy...

2014-02-26 16:29:07

LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: RGLS), a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today announced that Kleanthis G. Xanthopoulos, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Regulus, will present a company overview at the Cowen and Company 34(th) Annual Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 10:40 am EST. The conference is being held at the Boston...

2014-02-05 08:29:18

-Regulus to Develop microRNA-21 for Alport Syndrome, a Life-Threatening Orphan Kidney Disease, and microRNA-21 in Oncology, to Human Proof-of-Concept- LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLS) announced today that it has renewed its strategic alliance with Sanofi to discover, develop, and commercialize microRNA therapeutics to focus on specific orphan disease and oncology targets. Regulus will lead development of its fibrosis...

2014-02-04 20:25:31

New configurations and features add value to the popular UPS lineup DALLAS, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Para Systems, Inc. today announced the latest upgrade to its popular Enterprise Series with the new EnterprisePlus LCD UPS products. These updated battery backup systems protect vital networking, security and communications equipment from all power problems. Upgraded features include an LCD status display for monitoring power and system status, separate standard and...

2014-02-03 16:25:26

LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLS), a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today announced that Kleanthis G. Xanthopoulos, Ph.D., President and CEO of Regulus, will present a company overview at the 16(th) Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference being held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 11:30 am EST. Dr....

2014-02-03 12:31:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP), a leading provider of advanced communications, today announced it will present at the Stifel Technology, Internet & Media Conference at The Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, on Feb. 10 at 10:20 a.m., PST. Representing FairPoint will be CEO Paul Sunu and Paul Taaffe, vice president of corporate communications and development. FairPoint will also be hosting one-on-one meetings with investors....

2014-01-29 23:27:20

Trident University International introduces its new Career Advising and Development Center. The Center offers assistance with job searches, resume development and interview preparation for current Trident students, as well as alumni. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 On November 7, 2013 Trident University International (Trident) launched the Career Advising and Development Center. The Center will help civilian and military/veteran students and alumni during any stage of their career...

NASA Premieres Unique Spherical Film Called 'Water Falls'
2014-01-23 17:03:30

[ Watch The Video: NASA Film Focuses On Science Behind Rain ] NASA NASA has created a unique spherical film showing water's journey and extensive impact as it cycles through Earth. "Water Falls," created in partnership with the Global Precipitation Measurement mission, will premiere this month on spherical movie screens at special events hosted by The Wild Center in Tupper Lake, N.Y., and The Space Foundation in Colorado Springs, Colo. Shortly afterwards it will be released to more...


Latest Science and technology in the United States Reference Libraries

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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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