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2013-03-04 08:34:46

Rigorous Increase in Membership Requirements Responds to Evolving Industry Requirements BUENA PARK, Calif., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Independent Distributors of Electronics Association (IDEA) announces the launch of new Membership Requirements and an improved Membership Application and Determination Process. IDEA released the new requirements and associated documents on its website and has concurrently resumed the acceptance of General Membership Applications. As part of...

2013-01-29 08:34:08

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- iThenticate, the leading plagiarism detection and prevention technology for scholarly publishing, today announced the launch of a new report view for screening written work for plagiarism and duplication. The report view, called Document Viewer, enables users to view an uploaded submission in its original format, including images, tables and graphs. The Document Viewer framework streamlines and speeds up the plagiarism checking process,...

2013-01-18 23:02:24

'Three Ways to View the World' says exploration into existence requires broadening mental horizons Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) January 19, 2013 What does a journey into the cosmic void look like? A map of visions for the human condition, shaped by inspiring contributions from former thought-pioneers, 'Three Ways to View the World', by William Salo is a ground-breaking release that will challenge accepted dogmas and personal thought-boundaries. 'Three Ways to View the World' heralds that the...

2013-01-10 12:24:59

ENFIELD, Conn., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UL today announced the move of its Enfield, CT-based consumer products testing laboratory to a new, state-of-the-art 48,000 s/f facility in Enfield, more than doubling its capacity and capabilities for quality and safety assurance testing. The relocation will enable UL to more efficiently meet the growing demand for the company's analytical, physical, performance and compliance testing of consumer products for retailers and manufacturers doing...

2013-01-05 05:00:03

Janicki Industries has received Nadcap Composites accreditation for its Hamilton, WA facility. Sedro-Woolley, WA (PRWEB) January 04, 2013 Janicki Industries has received Nadcap Composites accreditation for its Hamilton, WA facility. Janicki received Nadcap accreditation by passing a rigorous audit that demonstrated its ongoing commitment to quality that satisfies customer requirements and industry specifications. Nadcap is administered by the not-for-profit Performance Review Institute....

2013-01-03 12:26:07

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced its Spring 2013 schedule of free 30-minute webcasts to help educators improve student writing skills. Several of the initial webcasts will focus on Internet sources students utilize in their writing and best practices in combating plagiarism. Nearly 8,000 educators have registered for the webcasts since they began in January 2012. To register for a...

2012-12-13 08:25:26

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In her new book, Full Cup, Thirsty Spirit (Hay House, December 31, 2012) psychology expert Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D. encourages readers to re-think the fullness of their calendars and to consider all that's right with themselves and their lives. "This way of approaching the New Year is different from the more typical resolution that focuses on what's wrong with our lives and what we should be doing more of," she said. While her ideas around taking...

Are We Living In The Matrix?
2012-12-11 07:25:26

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In 1999, the first in a series of movies came out suggesting that we are all parts of a computer simulation. The Matrix was the ultimate horror story of artificial intelligence gone wrong. But could it be true? Could we be living in a computer simulation? And how would we ever know? A British philosopher, Nick Bostrom, hypothesized that we might in fact be living in a computer simulation being run by our descendants in the future....

2012-12-05 12:22:42

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A study of more than 400 researchers, authors, and editors at scholarly publications reveals that while most agree that plagiarism is a serious problem on the rise, tactics to prevent or detect plagiarism are often inconsistent or absent. The survey, which was conducted by iThenticate, captured respondents' attitudes about and direct experience with plagiarism. Nearly one in three editors encounters plagiarism "regularly." Overall, 95 percent...

2012-12-04 08:21:06

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hexapods, also known as PKM or parallel kinematic machines, were designed many years ago for amusement rides and later mostly known as flight simulators for pilot training. Over the years new designs of the PKM's were developed for the micron precision world of manufacturing, laboratories motion needs and product inspection. Although many modern day Hexapod companies tout nanometer resolution or repeatability, the real issue with Hexapods for...