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2014-05-10 05:10:15

[ Watch the Video: Regenerating Plastic Grows Back After Damage ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Taking inspiration from the way in which blood clots can help repair wounds, engineers from the University of Illinois have developed a new regenerating plastic capable of regrowing material to fill in cracks and holes. According to BBC News reporter James Morgan, previous research in the field of self-healing materials could only focus on microscopic cracks....

2012-02-07 11:45:00

Learn-To-Read App Provides Self-Paced Reading Adventures for Children Ages 3 to 7. SEATTLE, Wash. (PRWEB) February 07, 2012 Early Ascent, LLC today announced the release of Reading Raven, an interactive and multi-sensory learn-to-read educational game available in the Apple App Store. Reading Raven provides a structured and engaging learning experience for children ages 3 to 7 that will help them build a solid foundation for reading. The lessons use a proven step-by-step phonics-based...

2011-12-20 21:31:16

When one tiny circuit within an integrated chip cracks or fails, the whole chip — or even the whole device — is a loss. But what if it could fix itself, and fix itself so fast that the user never knew there was a problem? A team of University of Illinois engineers has developed a self-healing system that restores electrical conductivity to a cracked circuit in less time than it takes to blink. Led by aerospace engineering professor Scott White and materials science and...

2011-12-06 08:00:00

In a world becoming increasingly dependent upon technology to advance education, Dr. Scott White has introduced an interactive website aimed at informing patients and the community. Glenpool, OK (PRWEB) December 06, 2011 Family and cosmetic dentist, W. Scott White, DDS, has announced the launch of a new, patient-focused website created by dental website design leader, ProSites, Inc. Dr. Whiteâs practice is utilizing the website to educate the community on various dental...

2011-01-31 09:12:00

TEMPLE, Texas, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott & White Healthcare Board of Trustees Chairman Drayton McLane announced Alfred B. Knight, M.D. will finalize his transition from president and CEO of Scott & White Healthcare to his new full-time role as president of the Scott & White Healthcare Foundation (Scott & White's philanthropic arm), effective April 15, 2011. The Board appointed Dr. Knight to the Foundation leadership position in August 2010, in addition to his...

2010-07-13 08:00:00

TEMPLE, Texas, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Former University of Texas great Colt McCoy is teaming up with Scott & White Healthcare as part of a philanthropic initiative to raise $50 million for a planned regional children's hospital. The collaboration was announced today at a reception for hospital officials and donors at Scott & White Hospital in Temple. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/sw/45124/ (Photo:...

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2008-10-16 10:49:20

Adding a food additive to damaged polymers can help restore them to full strength, say scientists at the University of Illinois who cooked up the novel, self-healing system. The repair process, in which solvent-filled microcapsules embedded in an epoxy matrix rupture when a crack forms, is a major improvement over the original self-healing process first described in February 2001. "While our previous solvent worked well for healing, it was also toxic," said Scott White, a professor of...

2008-08-17 21:00:27

By Linda Thomson Deseret News Two early morning fights kept Salt Lake City emergency personnel busy Saturday. A shooting in Salt Lake City Saturday left a 24-year-old man in extremely critical condition, according to police. Salt Lake police had responded to a different call in the general area of 516 E. Elwood Place, a downtown Salt Lake residential neighborhood where the shooting occurred. They heard several shots fired and rushed to the driveway of a residence and found a man, who...


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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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