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2012-04-21 23:03:04

ORTEC, in conjunction with TNT Express and Tilburg University won the 2012 Franz Edelman Award for a global optimization program which uses advanced operations research methods to optimize TNT´s transport network. The Edelman Award is considered the highest honor in the field of operations research, the discipline of applying analytical methods to help make better business decisions. Since its inception in 1972, cumulative dollar benefits from Edelman finalist projects have reached $180...

2012-03-29 02:41:07

Scientists today described development of a new explosives detector that can sense small amounts of TNT and other common explosives in liquids instantly with a sensitivity that rivals bomb-sniffing dogs, the current gold standard in protecting the public from terrorist bombs. They reported on the technology, suitable for incorporation into a TNT test strip, at the 243rd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), being held here this week. The sensor also has...

2012-03-23 23:03:02

Team In Training (TNT) in the San Francisco Bay Area is hosting a “Show Us Your Grit” photo contest on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. The team that posts the most photos will win a pancake breakfast, 20% off coupon for all teammates to Lombardi Sports and be the face of local TNT marketing efforts for the upcoming season. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society´s Team In Training (TNT), the Bay Area´s largest endurance sports...


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2010-09-29 16:59:34

Dynamite, invented by Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel in 1867, is an explosive that harnesses the potential of nitroglycerin to explode. Normally it is sold in an 8 inch long stick and weighs about .6 pounds although other sizes do exist. TNT is usually the standard by which explosive power is gauged; however, dynamite actually has more than 60% greater energy density than TNT. Nitroglycerin dissolved in nitrocellulose and a small amount of ketone can form another type of dynamite. This type...

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