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2014-07-29 12:23:36

Four-year project designed to increase understanding of the broad impact of materials, instruments, and new institutions on science, technology, and society through the lens of Dr. Arnold O. Beckman's legacy. The project will combine video and Web productions, digital archives, and original historical research. PHILADELPHIA, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) has been awarded a $3 million grant from the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation for the...

2014-07-29 08:42:39

ORLANDO, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Javelin Joint Venture recently fired a Javelin missile from a remote weapon station integrated onto a wheeled vehicle at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama. The test demonstrated Javelin's vehicle-launch capability to an international customer that has expressed interest in purchasing vehicles integrated with Javelin. The Javelin missile launched successfully and hit a...

2014-07-29 08:40:25

Newest patents cover innovations in mobile video and messaging, call quality and account management HOLMDEL, N.J., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG), a leading provider of communication services connecting consumers and businesses through cloud-connected devices worldwide, today announced the grant of four additional patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The company now owns 47 U.S. patents. "Since 2010, we have grown our patent...

2014-07-29 08:39:49

Leading e-commerce company acquires Brazil's Vitrinepix BOSTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spreadshirt, the global print-on-demand e-commerce platform for apparel and accessories, accelerates its international reach with the acquisition of Vitrinepix, the online pioneer for print on demand in Brazil. The acquisition builds upon Spreadshirt's recent scale up success in the USA. Vitrinepix, founded in 2010 in Rio de Janeiro, will operate as a Spreadshirt subsidiary. Spreadshirt's entry into...

2014-07-29 08:35:58

CHANGZHOU, China, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited ("Trina Solar" or "Company") notes the preliminary findings on July 25, 2014 by the U.S. Department of Commerce relating to the antidumping duty investigations concerning imports into the United States of certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products from mainland China and Taiwan. Trina Solar is one of the China-based suppliers of these products to the United States. The U.S. Department of Commerce preliminarily...

2014-07-29 08:35:19

BEIJING, July 29 , 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IFM Investments Limited (NYSE: CTC) ("Century 21 China Real Estate"), a leading comprehensive real estate services provider and the exclusive franchisor for the CENTURY 21(®) brand in China, today announced that it will report its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, before the U.S. markets open on August 19, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101228/CN22319LOGO Century 21 China Real...

2014-07-29 08:33:47

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion is sending a team of its experts to West Virginia to assist veterans in filing benefits claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs, and in gaining access to medical care at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, W.V. Members of The American Legion's System Worth Saving Task Force will hold a town hall meeting and set up a Veterans Crisis Command Center for local veterans and family members...

2014-07-29 08:33:33

Nation's 9th Largest Children's Hospital Offering Comprehensive Children's Specialty Expertise in the South Bay and Pediatric Hospital Care at Torrance Memorial TORRANCE and LONG BEACH, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two of Los Angeles County's most prominent hospitals--Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach--have formed an alliance to increase access to comprehensive, specialized, pediatric hospital care for South Bay...

2014-07-29 08:33:16

TAIPEI, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Medical Corporation (Apex, TWSE: 4106), a leading player in the Respiratory Therapy and Pressure Area Care sectors, announces that it is appealing the judgment of the Regional Court of Munich in Germany that found the headgear of certain mask models infringe a ResMed patent. Apex notes that it has initiated invalidity challenges against various ResMed patents in major countries. Apex further reiterates its continuous efforts in...

2014-07-29 08:32:58

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center's number one passion is making certain all diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, and/or their family members have instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation attorneys, because like any in any other type of endeavor the more skilled the professional, the better result for consumer. The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or their family...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

Brangus Cattle
2014-07-12 11:06:20

The Brangus is a breed of beef cattle that originated in 1912 in the United States. It was developed by crossing the Angus cattle and Brahman cattle by the Brangus organization that was formed in 1949. The early development of the Brangus was achieved by the USDA at their Experiment Station in Jeanerette, Louisiana. The intent of the Brangus was to have a desirable beef cattle with the natural ability to thrive in adverse conditions from the Brahman. During the 1930s experimental breeding...

Nez Perce Horse
2014-06-19 13:22:49

The Nez Perce is a breed of horse of the Nez Perce tribe of Idaho, United States. In 1995, the Nez Perce Horse Registry was formed to re-establish the selective breeding of the Appaloosa that was destroyed in the 1800s. The program is based in Lapwai, Idaho and crosses the Appaloosa and a Central Asian breed, the Akhai-Teke. The Akhai-Teke is an ancient breed originating near Afghanistan. The have metallic coats and posses great endurance. Mixed with the Appaloosa horse, the Nez Perce...

Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

Belgian Horse
2014-04-02 12:49:10

The Belgian horse, known by other names including the Belgian Heavy Horse and the Brabançon, is a breed of draft horse that was developed in Belgium, in the Brabant region. It is thought to be a descendant of war horses known as destriers, although this cannot be proven. This breed was developed using a horse known as the Brabant, which was basically the same horse until the 1940’s, when it was bred to have a heavier build. The Belgian developed further in the United States, where it was...

Flower of a tulip tree, Liriodendron tulipfera
2014-02-14 15:44:22

Liriodendron tulipifera is a large tree from the Magnoliaceae family. It is commonly referred to as the Tulip tree, American tulip tree, Tulip poplar, Fiddle-tree and Yellow poplar. L. tulipifera is one of the largest indigenous trees in the eastern United States. It has been known to reach heights of 190 feet. Its trunk can reach up to 10 feet in diameter. Ordinarily its height reaches around 70 to 100 feet. The bark is furrowed and brown. The wood is light yellow to brown. The sapwood is...

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