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2014-07-08 11:06:58

AGI Tucked high in the Andes Mountains of northern Peru is a remarkable fossil locality: a 39-million-year-old petrified forest preserved in nearly pristine condition: stumps, full trees, leaves and all. With its existence unknown to scientists until the early 1990s — and its significance unbeknownst to villagers — this ancient forest hosts the remains of more than 40 types of trees, some still rooted, that flourished in a lowland tropical forest until they were suddenly buried by a...

2014-07-02 08:30:31

State-of-the-art facility accelerates prototyping and commercialization of miniaturized electronics products TORONTO, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced the opening of its new microelectronics laboratory at its headquarters in Toronto, Ontario in Canada. The new facility will enable start-ups, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and large original equipment...

2014-06-30 12:33:30

EXPORT, Pa., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cylon Energy Inc. announced today its acquisition of American Auto-Matrix, an American-based Building Automation Systems Critical Environments Controls manufacturers located in Export, PA. This acquisition is part of Cylon's continued expansion in the American building automation controls market. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140626/122171 On July 1(st), 2013, Cylon Energy Inc., a subsidiary of Cylon Controls Ltd., acquired the...

2014-06-04 23:14:50

Link4, a leading supplier of greenhouse and hydroponic environmental control products, has introduced the iPonic 624, which provides precise, all-in-one control over two separate grow rooms. Where previously growers would require two controllers or two sets of timers and additional equipment to monitor two rooms, the iPonic 624 incorporates precision control over two rooms into one controller. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Link4, a leading supplier of greenhouse and hydroponic...

2014-05-27 23:01:38

The newly released Theatre of the Mind program - based on Psycho-Cybernetics by Dr. Maxwell Maltz and Matt Furey - is like steroids for the self image. Jam-packed with over 8 hours of life-changing information, Furey upgrades and expands upon the principles contained in Psycho-Cybernetics - combining his experiences as a national champion collegiate wrestler, world martial arts champion, entrepreneur, multi-millionaire and coach to people all over the world - into a program that helps...

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2014-05-26 04:17:35

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If you’ve ever wished that you could just say the word and have your furniture automatically move around and change shape, researchers from the Swiss Biorobotics Laboratory (BioRob) at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) are developing small Lego-brick like robots that could make your dreams come true. Known as Roombots, these 22 centimeter long robotic modules are said to resemble a pair of large dice that are...

2014-05-15 23:15:25

Mohave Community College has selected Regent Education’s verification solution, Regent Review, to automate and streamline the entire student verification process. Mohave selected Regent Review after a request for proposal process that focused on reducing processing times, compliance control and efficiency to reduce administrative costs. Frederick, Maryland (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Regent Review allows Mohave’s Student Services staff to focus on advising, personal outreach and the...

2014-05-14 12:24:56

SEATTLE, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Integrity Group, a global leader in the development and delivery of advanced inspection and engineering assessment services and software products, announces CorrectIR(TM), a new software solution that automates calculations to remove common errors from infrared (IR) thermometry tube temperature measurements. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140311/DA78467LOGO IR thermometry has been used for 30 years to monitor tube metal temperatures...

2014-05-12 08:23:53

SAN ANTONIO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Linde Engineering North America Inc. (LENA) announced that it will exhibit and co-host a hospitality function at the AFPM Reliability and Maintenance Conference and Exhibition, to be held May 20-23 in San Antonio, TX. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/NY23246LOGO-b The conference will focus on reliability improvements in the refining and petrochemical industry, covering maintenance issues, productivity, equipment reliability,...

2014-05-06 08:38:11

ROCKWALL, Texas, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellis Modular announced plans today to expand sales of their Modular Facilities For Business, Industry, and Job Site Communities base by applying for a GSA Schedule and actively pursuing federal contracts. Government officials utilize GSA Schedules as a means of procuring goods and services knowing that companies on these schedules have been qualified and thoroughly vetted by the General Services Administration (GSA). "The opportunity to...


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2010-11-24 14:54:48

A black box can referred to as almost anything from a transistor to an algorithm to a human mind. The black box is a device, system, or object which can be view in terms of its input, output, and transfer characteristics without any knowledge of its internal workings. The opposite is a system where the inner components or logic are available for inspection which is sometimes known as a white box, a glass box, or a clear box. The term "black box" came into the English language around 1945....

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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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