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2014-07-07 23:05:58

Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM), the manufacturing favorite in advanced materials, is delighted to announce the release of its new Polymer Tungsten for effective radiation shielding. Irvine, California (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM) the manufacturing favorite in advanced materials is delighted to announce the release of its new Polymer Tungsten for effective radiation shielding. This is a notable triumph in the move towards providing better radiation shielding...

2014-07-01 11:41:41

Stanford School of Engineering Computer simulation shows how to make a crystal that would toggle like a light switch between conductive and non-conductive structures; this could lead to flexible electronic materials and enable a cell phone to be woven into a shirt Do not fold, spindle or mutilate. Those instructions were once printed on punch cards that fed data to mainframe computers. Today's smart phones process more data, but they still weren't built for being shoved into back...

2014-06-30 23:12:13

Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM), the leading materials supplier, is proud to introduce custom manufactured tantalum marker bands for the medical industry. Irvine, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM), the leading materials supplier, is proud to introduce custom manufactured tantalum marker bands for the medical industry. Radiopaque marker bands are thin-walled metal tubes positioned at specific locations on a catheter for enhanced visibility under an x-ray...

2014-06-30 23:11:07

Stanford Magnets the leading magnet manufacture has announced today the expansion of their product line to include rubber coated magnets. This coating will extend the operational life of neodymium magnets as well as their application to damp or external environments. Irvine, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Stanford Magnets the leading magnet manufacture has announced today the expansion of their product line to include rubber coated magnets. This coating will extend the operational life...

2014-06-26 23:05:56

Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM), the leading manufacture of materials, announced today the release of graphene - a new two-dimensional wonder material, which has paved the way for possibilities, such as water filtration. Irvine, California (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM), the leading manufacture of materials, announced today the release of graphene - a new two-dimensional wonder material, which has paved the way for possibilities, such as water filtration....

2014-06-26 23:00:58

Stanford Chemicals launches Sodium Hyaluronate to help reduce pain caused by osteoarthritis. Sodium Hyaluronate is similar to the synovial fluid that surrounds joints. Synovial fluid acts as a lubricant and shock absorber. Irvine, California (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Stanford Chemicals launches Sodium Hyaluronate to help reduce pain caused by osteoarthritis. Sodium Hyaluronate is similar to the synovial fluid that surrounds joints. Synovial fluid acts as a lubricant and shock absorber....

2014-06-26 23:00:34

Stanford Magnets, the chief magnet manufacture introduced a service to enhance the supply chain of magnets. This service named ‘Blanket Order Plan’ will allow customers to pre-order rare earths such as neodymium magnets, samarium cobalt magnets and alnico magnets. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Stanford Magnets, the chief magnet manufacture introduced a service to enhance the supply chain of magnets. This service named ‘Blanket Order Plan’ will allow customers to pre-order rare earths such...

2014-06-19 08:25:18

National Championships in Gymnastics and Softball help Gators hold off UCLA and Stanford MCLEAN, Va., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The women's athletics program at the University of Florida has achieved one of the highest honors in college sports, earning the 2013-2014 Capital One Cup. The Gator women finished first in the final Capital One Cup standings, claiming their first Capital One Cup title and $200,000 toward student-athlete scholarships. The Capital One Cup trophy, which is awarded...

2014-05-30 16:23:21

STANFORD, Calif., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HighWire Press, a technology service provider to influential scholarly publishers and an auxiliary unit of Stanford University Libraries, announced today it has received a significant equity investment to support its strategic growth from Accel-KKR, a leading technology-focused private equity firm. The new partnership enables HighWire to further its investment in strategic initiatives and digital innovations in Internet-based publishing....

2014-05-05 08:29:07

Presentations at Stanford Biodesign New Arrhythmia Technologies Retreat and Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Continue Focus on Atrial Fibrillation Ablation MARLBOROUGH, Mass., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioFocus, Inc., developer of the HeartLight® Endoscopic Ablation System for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF), today announced that recent data will be presented at two major conferences focusing on cardiac rhythm management, the 2014 Stanford Biodesign New Arrhythmia Technologies...


Latest STANFORD Reference Libraries

2012-06-14 07:52:59

Symbol: VEST4 Group: Lichen Family: Verrucariaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Verrucariales Family   Verrucariaceae Genus   Verrucaria Schrad. – wart lichen Species   Verrucaria stanfordii Herre – Stanford's wart lichen

2012-06-14 08:38:16

Symbol: TOST2 Group: Moss Family: Pottiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   HYST6 Hyophila stanfordensis (Steere) A.J.E. Sm. & H. Whitehouse Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Pottiales Family   Pottiaceae Genus  ...

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2012-06-14 12:30:33

Symbol: POPE2 Group: Dicot Family: Polygonaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   PEBI4 Persicaria bicornis (Raf.) Nieuwl.   PELO7 Persicaria longistyla (Small) Small   PEMI9 Persicaria mississippiensis (Stanford) Small   PEPE19 Persicaria pensylvanica (L.) Small   PEPED Persicaria pensylvanica (L.) Small var. dura (Stanford) C.F. Reed   POBI11...

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2012-06-14 12:31:12

Symbol: POHY2 Group: Dicot Family: Polygonaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N AK    I PR    N CAN    N Synonyms:   PEHY7 Persicaria hydropiperoides (Michx.) Small   PEHYB Persicaria hydropiperoides (Michx.) Small var. breviciliata (Fernald) C.F. Reed   PEHYE Persicaria hydropiperoides (Michx.) Small var. euronotora (Fernald) C.F. Reed   PEHYO Persicaria hydropiperoides...

2012-06-14 13:10:33

Symbol: PHHER2 Group: Dicot Family: Solanaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: PhysalisheterophyllaNees var.rowelliiStanford distribution:USA(TX) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida...

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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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