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2015-04-08 12:29:44

LONDON, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Investment Research, a leading international investment research firm, announces the initiation of full coverage of Tonix Pharmaceuticals

2015-04-07 23:07:37

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Gastroesophageal (GE) Junction Carcinomas – Pipeline Review, H1 2015” to its store.

2015-04-07 12:31:36

Firefly Medical's Debut Product, the IVEA(TM), to be Awarded at April 23 Gala in New York FORT COLLINS, Colo., April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The IVEA(TM), by Firefly Medical Inc.,

2015-03-31 16:25:52

200 Million Smart Bulbs by 2020 in Smart Homes Worldwide will be a Catalyst for Mass Market Adoption of Other Smart Devices BOSTON, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Philips kicked off

2015-03-30 23:02:59

GE’s revolutionary red phosphor technology will now offer sharper, uncompromising color. East Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) March 30, 2015 GE is to manufacture

2015-03-26 08:40:48

Driven by demand for cloud, and mobile computing, Watts Unlimited and GE's Critical Power business ink deal to accelerate penetration of GE power conversion technology in Canada

2015-03-20 08:22:18

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden Age Resources, Inc., (OTC MARKETS Pink: GDAR) announced today a new Management Team and plans to launch its Latin American Initiatives,

2015-03-18 08:29:57

Transformative Food and Nutrition Delivery Technology to be Recognized at Edison Awards Gala on April 23 in New York CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-17 08:28:47

LONDON, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Investment Research, a leading international investment research firm, has published a peer analysis of Pura Vida


Latest Thomas Edison Reference Libraries

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2010-10-27 22:37:47

The Kinetoscope is an early motion picture device although not a movie projector. It is designed to be viewed by an individual through a window of a cabinet housing its components. It works by creating the illusion of movement by conveying a strip of perforated film bearing sequential images over a light source with a high-speed shutter. Thomas Edison was the first to describe it in conceptual terms; however, William Kennedy Laurie Dickson was the first to develop it. Ten Kinetoscopes...

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2010-10-26 18:09:56

Execution by electrocution, started in the United States, is an execution method in which the person being killed is strapped to a specially built wooden chair and electrocuted through electrodes placed on the body. Although its use is in decline the electric chair has become a symbol of the death penalty even though it was only used in the United States and briefly in the Philippines. The goal of the chair was to incapacitate the organs of the body in order to cause death. This was done...

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2010-10-07 11:54:11

Charles Francis Jenkins and Thomas Armat created the Vitascope, an early film projector, in 1895. They demonstrated the Vitascope at the Cotton States Exposition in Atlanta, they called it the Phantoscope. Armat and Jenkins fought over the rights to the invention and eventually Armat, with legal authority, sold the rights to the Kinetoscope Company. The company eventually approached Thomas Edison to finance the manufacture of their machine before it was outdated. He agreed on the term...

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2010-10-04 16:28:51

The telephone is a telecommunications device that transmits and receives sound generally the human voice. The phone's basic function is to allow people who are separated by large distances to talk with each other. The telephone is used across the world and is one of the most common appliances in the developed world. The phone is designed to have a microphone, an ear piece which reproduces the voice, a ringer, and a keypad to enter the numbers. The microphone, earphone, and the keypad are...

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2010-09-29 16:52:36

The incandescent light bulb provides a source of electric light through incandescence. The bulb works by passing current through a filament which heats to a temperature that produces light. The glass bulb that contains the filament prevents oxidation of the hot filament. The bulbs are also called electric lamps. Incandescent bulbs come in a various sizes and voltages. They can range from 1.5 volts to 300, require no external regulating equipment and have low manufacturing costs. They work...

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