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2014-08-26 16:26:52

LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Nanotechnology Market Outlook 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/nanotechnology/nanotechnology_market_outlook_2017.htmlNanotechnology has been the greatest impetus to technological and industrial development in the 21st century and has been recognized as the resource for the next industrial revolution. The evolving technology has already influenced a large number of...

2014-08-26 08:28:50

Timepiece Industry Leader Conquers the Great Outdoors with Co-Host of Discovery Channel's Dual Survival DOVER, N.J., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Casio America, Inc. is proud to announce its partnership with Joseph Teti, outdoor survival expert and co-star of Discovery Channel's hit show, Dual Survival, in support of the company's PRO TREK series of Triple Sensor timepieces. Through this partnership, Teti will demonstrate the benefits of Casio's PRO TREK timepieces when...

2014-08-25 04:20:26

TOKYO, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ULDAGE Inc. made a call for patents essential to the 4K and 8K Ultra High-Definition Television ("UHDTV") standards on August 25. UHDTV is expected to be the next generation in digital television broadcasting. ULDAGE now licenses a package of more than 500 patents relating to the current high-definition television standards ("ISDB"). This license has played a key role in the resolution of patent issues in the market and promoted the growth of the...

Important Step Towards Creating Medical Nanorobots Made By Researchers
2014-08-22 03:14:33

MIPT Researchers from the Institute of General Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences and MIPT have made an important step towards creating medical nanorobots. They discovered a way of enabling nano- and microparticles to produce logical calculations using a variety of biochemical reactions. Details of their research project are given in the journal Nature Nanotechnology. It is the first experimental...

2014-08-22 12:27:36

Cricket offers more 4G LTE coverage, affordable prices and loyalty rewards ATLANTA, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cricket Wireless is offering T-Mobile and Metro PCS customers a $100 bill credit and five great reasons to switch. The $100 bill credit* offer is available from Aug. 24 to Oct. 19, 2014, at Cricket stores nationwide and online. There is no limit on the number of lines a customer can switch to Cricket, receiving a $100 bill credit for each line transferred....

2014-08-21 16:23:06

LYNDHURST, N.J., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizen Watch Company of America, Inc. (COA) introduces a new limited edition watch with CITIZEN Brand Ambassador, two-time grand slam tennis champion, Victoria Azarenka. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140821/138659 The watch is part of CITIZEN's Ecosphere collection, a fashion forward and bold line that will first debut this fall. The Victoria Azarenka Limited Edition Ecosphere features a rose gold-tone stainless steel case with...

2014-08-14 08:24:18

LONDON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by EY reveals that almost two thirds (64%) of multibillion-dollar, technically and operationally demanding megaprojects continue to exceed budgets, with three quarters (73%) missing project schedule deadlines. The report - 'Spotlight on megaprojects' examines the performance of 365 megaprojects and the impact on the oil and gas industry of these overruns. On average, current project estimated completion costs were 59% above the...

artificial intelligence
2014-08-05 05:06:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online SpaceX and Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk has serious concerns over the safety of artificial intelligence, using social media to issue a warning that AI could pose a more serious threat to humanity than nuclear weapons. As reported by Alyssa Newcomb of ABC News, Musk took to Twitter over the weekend to post that people need to be “super careful” with AI, which he described as “potentially more dangerous than nukes.” He...

2014-07-30 08:30:41

"Electronic modulation of biochemical signal generation" published in Nature Nanotechnology COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers often use microelectronic devices embedded with biological components to interrogate biology, but such devices can do much more - perhaps even control biology. As such, researchers have looked to patterned assemblies of proteins and cells for in vitro metabolic engineering to characterize - and potentially control - cell...

ESA Welcomes Arrival Of Pharao
2014-07-29 03:14:46

ESA ESA has welcomed the arrival of Pharao, an important part of ESA’s atomic clock experiment that will be attached to the International Space Station in 2016. Delivered by France’s CNES space agency, Pharao is accurate to a second in 300 million years, which will allow scientists to test fundamental theories proposed by Albert Einstein with a precision that is impossible in laboratories on Earth. Time is linked to gravity and, for example, passes faster at the top of Mount...


Latest Time Reference Libraries

Pacific Sheath-tailed Bat, Emballonura semicaudata
2013-01-28 14:19:38

Image Caption: Pacific Sheath-Tailed Bat (Emballonura semicaudata) (pe’ape’a). Credit: Jorge Palmeirim/Wikipedia The Pacific sheath-tailed bat (Emballonura semicaudata), also known as the Polynesian sheath-tailed bat, is a sac-winged bat that can be found in many areas, including Guam, Fiji, Somoa, Palua, Micronesia, Tonga, Vanuatu, and American Somoa. It is thought to occur in forested areas and is known to be highly dependent on the presence of caves. This species is small, with an...

Weather Reference Library
2012-07-19 19:06:01

Honolulu, located in the Pacific Ocean, has a mostly marine time climate and has a pretty consistent temperature average from month to month. This is a look at the La-Nina impacts on the local area. January 2012: For the month of January it is typical to see average high temps in the 80’s while overnight lows drop into the 70’s. During the La-Nina event January temps were normal 71% of the month at the, with above temps 23% of the month and 6% of the month found the temps dropping...

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2012-06-14 08:04:27

Symbol: VAVI Group: Dicot Family: Ericaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Subshrub Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N GL    N SPM    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK, MA, ME, MI, MN, NH, VT, WI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision...

2012-06-14 08:33:50

Symbol: TROR Group: Dicot Family: Ulmaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: HI    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:HI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida...

2012-06-14 09:05:26

Symbol: TAAL4 Group: Dicot Family: Apocynaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Tree Native Status: L48    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'