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2014-04-28 08:27:24

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts'

2014-04-27 16:20:44

BAYONNE, N.J., April 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A record breaking sum of $100,000 was raised by The NRA Foundation's auction of a legendary Henry lever-action rifle from 1865 paired with serial

2014-04-23 08:29:05

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, MIT Technology Review releases

AT&T Announces Plans To Roll Out More High-Speed Fiber Internet Networks
2014-04-22 13:32:44

AT&T announced on Tuesday that it will bring high-speed fiber Internet networks to as many as 100 cities in 21 metro regions throughout the United States.

2014-04-14 16:28:13

MONROE, La., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announces that it is scheduled to participate

2014-04-09 08:34:30

Company Will Collaborate with Internet2 Members to Provide Education Services WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard

2014-04-08 16:25:33

Leading universities standardizing on Fuze, giving students access to new resources and curriculum; allowing faculty to connect in new ways, regardless of location SAN FRANCISCO

2014-04-07 12:38:33

THREE-DAY CONFERENCE TO TAKE PLACE AT THE NEW WORLD CENTER APRIL 26-28, 2014 MIAMI BEACH, Fla., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New World Symphony, America's Orchestral

2014-04-04 16:23:43

LA JOLLA, Calif., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc.

2014-04-03 12:21:08

LIVONIA, Mich., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW) has recently started production of its roof airbag technology on the Citroen C4 Cactus.


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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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