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2010-10-22 01:45:15

Over the past decade, Christine Mahoney and a team of scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Maryland have been working to stop the threat of terrorist-based attacks in the form of explosives or explosive-based devices, by providing a sound measurement and standard infrastructure. "Our program encompasses many different aspects of explosives research, from development of measurement standards for trace explosives detection at airports, to the development...

2010-10-21 11:40:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over the past decade, Christine Mahoney and a team of scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Maryland have been working to stop the threat of terrorist-based attacks in the form of explosives or explosive-based devices, by providing a sound measurement and standard infrastructure. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100714/AIPLOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100714/AIPLOGO) "Our...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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