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2014-05-31 23:07:26

IMEC supports manufacturing benchmarking through open-access web portal. Peoria, IL (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The Manufacturing Performance Institute (MPI), part of The MPI Group, in coordination with the American Small Manufacturers Coalition (ASMC), and the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) has unveiled the Next Generation Manufacturing (NGM) Assessment Tool to help identify and measure strategic benchmarks in key areas of manufacturing businesses. The NGM Assessment Tool...

New Research Shows Fluoridating Water Does Not Lower IQ
2014-05-19 03:18:04

University of Otago New University of Otago research out of the world-renowned Dunedin Multidisciplinary Study does not support claims that fluoridating water adversely affects children’s mental development and adult IQ. The researchers were testing the contentious claim that exposure to levels of fluoride used in community water fluoridation is toxic to the developing brain and can cause IQ deficits. Their findings are newly published in the highly respected American Journal of...

2012-07-16 11:07:13

Managers demonstrate their highest levels of professional vitality in their 50s, reveals a new study conducted at the University of Haifa, Israel, which examined the functionality of high-tech, engineering, and infrastructure executives. “The advantages and disadvantages of taking on mature employees have been widely debated over the past few years. This new study now shows that in terms of vitality, advancing age plays a significant role,” note Dr. Shmuel Grimland, Prof. Yehuda...

2010-03-31 06:30:00

COLUMBIA, Md., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Celsion Corporation (Nasdaq: CLSN) announced today that after reviewing safety data from the 40mg/m(2) cohort, the DIGNITY Study Drug Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) has recommended that Celsion continue to enroll patients in the trial and that new patients be treated at a ThermoDox® dose of 50mg/m(2). The DSMB for the DIGNITY Trial is comprised of an independent group of medical experts who are responsible for reviewing...

2005-10-14 16:36:53

By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - A late Michelangelo drawing, one of the few to survive the artist's attempt to destroy them, will be auctioned off next year, when the 450-year-old work will likely fetch some $4 million, Christie's said on Friday. "Study of a male torso," which the Italian artist completed in the 1550s, is being sold by a private collector who bought the black chalk drawing in 1976 at a public sale for $318,214, which at the time set a new record for an Old...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin