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2014-07-17 12:28:20

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Stand-up Pouches Trends Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2052069/Global-Stand-up-Pouches-Trends-Industry.html"Stand-up Pouches are among the newer forms of flexible packaging that offer numerous benefits in terms of their ease of use and portability, and concurrently enhance the shelves' visual effects and quality of the products. Stand-up Pouch is a type of form/fill/seal...

2014-07-17 12:28:06

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Electron Microscope Trends Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2052060/Global-Electron-Microscope-Trends-Industry.htmlAn Electron Microscope (EM) is a high-magnification, high-resolution microscope that utilizes an electron beam for illuminating a specimen, and magnifies the image. Semiconductor industry and miniaturization of Semiconductor chips are the growth engines driving...

2014-07-17 12:23:17

The release also includes new pore pressure prediction and shale analysis modules. HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paradigm(®) (www.pdgm.com) announced today that it has released the latest version of its industry-leading Geolog(®) formation evaluation and petrophysics analysis solution suite. The release includes a plug-in that enables direct data transfer from Geolog to Petrel* seismic to simulation software, providing log analysts and petrophysicists the freedom to...

2014-07-17 08:31:50

CHICAGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diversity is the driver of innovation in the workplace, a core message the Society of Women Engineers is proud to promote through a partnership with Arup. SWE is partnering with the global multidisciplinary engineering, design and consulting firm to present the Diversity and Inclusion Knowledge Cards, an invaluable set of tools for organizations and companies looking for best practices designed to explore the value of diversity in the workplace....

2014-07-17 08:29:12

Millennium PGT helps clinicians make individualized medication decisions SAN DIEGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Laboratories announced today that it has expanded its pharmacogenetic test (Millennium PGT(SM)) to include seven additional genes. The expanded test gives clinicians additional, objective information, based on patients' own genetics to help determine their potential response to a broad list of medications commonly prescribed across four key therapeutic areas,...

2014-07-17 08:28:51

Led by Qualcomm, Gregory Lucier Makes First Investment after Leading Life Technologies SAN DIEGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edico Genome announced today that it has raised $10 million in a Series A financing to commercialize its DRAGEN(TM) Bio-IT Processor, the world's first next-generation sequencing bioinformatics application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC). The financing was led by Qualcomm Incorporated, through its venture investment group, Qualcomm Ventures, and included...

social interaction stereotypes
2014-07-17 07:56:10

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Throughout the years, we have all had to deal with the unfair notion that women talk more than men. Women deal with the stereotype that not only do they talk more, but that their talk also tends to be gossip, while chatty men have to deal with name calling and unfair stigmas. In fact, because of the stereotype that women talk more than men, we all have to deal with unfair stigmas. But is there any truth to this idea of the more...

2014-07-17 04:20:19

VADUZ, Liechtenstein and MUNICH, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The QUANT e-Sportlimousine with nanoFLOWCELL(R) drivetrain concept has been approved by TÜV Süd in Munich for use on public roads. Nunzio La Vecchia, chief technical officer at nanoFLOWCELL AG, was handed the official registration plate with number ROD-Q-2014. After an in-depth inspection by TÜV Süd, this means that the vehicle with its nanoFLOWCELL(R) has now been officially approved for use on public roads in...

2014-07-16 23:11:43

PenBay Solutions is thrilled to be recognized together with the City of New York Fire Department for a 2014 Esri Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) award. The award will presented on Wednesday, July 16th at the Esri International User Conference in San Diego. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 PenBay Solutions, the leading developer of GIS-based facility management and public safety software, and the City of New York Fire Department (FDNY) were selected out of 100,000 Esri clients...

2014-07-16 23:07:21

World’s Most Highly Spoken Language Mandarin Chinese Among Languages Also Supported by Sensory’s Speaker Verification Technology Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Sensory Inc., the industry leader in speech and vision technologies for consumer products, is pleased to announce that it supports a wide range of languages across 41 countries all over the world with its innovative speech recognition solutions. Languages currently supported by Sensory’s speaker recognition...


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Northwestern Salamander, Ambystoma gracile
2014-05-26 07:53:38

The northwestern salamander (Ambystoma gracile) is a species of mole salamander that can be found along the Pacific Coast of North America. Its range extends from May Island in southeastern Alaska to the Gulala River in Sonoma County, California. It resides in a number of habitats from sea level to the timberline, including grasslands and woodlands, but cannot be found east of the Great Divide. It holds two subspecies known as A. g. decorticatum and A. g. gracile, which are separated by a...

2014-04-22 14:52:09

Edwin Harris Colbert (September 28, 1905 – November 15, 2001), known as “Ned” to his friends and colleagues, was a distinguished American Paleontologist. He helped popularize the study of dinosaurs through his prolific research, writings, and 40 years of work as a curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Colbert was born in Clarinda, Iowa, but moved to Maryville, Missouri during infancy. Like many young children, and most of his predecessors and contemporaries,...

Primatology
2013-10-02 13:00:50

Primatology is the study of primates that focuses on their behaviors and possible evolution. Those who practice this science, known as primatologists, focus on primates in the wild and in laboratory settings. There are many different sub-divisions of primatology that differ based on methodology and theory, but the two major branches are Western primatology and Japanese primatology. There share basic principles, but differ culturally and in many other regards. Western primatology originated...

Reptilians
2013-09-05 08:02:45

Reptilians are depicted as reptile humanoid creatures that are used in science fiction, ufology, and in conspiracy theories. Sometimes reptilians are also called reptoids, reptiloids, or draconians. One of the first alleged contacts with a reptilian occurred in 1967 in Ashland, Nebraska. Police officer Herbert Schirmer claimed to have been abducted and taken aboard a UFO by reptile-like humanoids that had a winged serpent emblem on the left side of their chests. David Icke, a British...

Astrophysics
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Image Caption: NGC 4414, a typical spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices, is about 56,000 light-years in diameter and approximately 60 million light-years distant. Credit: NASA/ESA/Wikipedia What is Astrophysics? For much of the modern age the term Astrophysics has been used synonymously with Astronomy. This interchange is so common that many textbooks even offer the two as having the same meaning. However, from a strictly historical perspective there are differences...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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