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2014-07-21 12:29:16

Cybersecurity partnership continues advancing innovative technologies to combat global cyber threat BALTIMORE, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and bwtech@UMBC celebrated the latest graduating cyber startup from its Cync Program last month in a ceremony at the Cyber Incubator on the campus of bwtech@UMBC. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO KoolSpan, developer of a suite of patented, hardware-based mobile security...

2014-07-21 12:28:45

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Online Poker Trends Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2052126/Global-Online-Poker-Trends-Industry.html "Poker is one of the most popular games, being played by gamers for over two centuries. Online Poker, though being a relatively new gaming concept, is also attracting worldwide players due to ease-of-play and convenience."The report analyzes and presents an overview of...

2014-07-21 12:26:42

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Drill Bits Trends Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2052118/Global-Drill-Bits-Trends-Industry.html The report analyzes and presents an overview of Drill Bits market worldwide. "Drill bits are sometimes also known as metal bits, since the tools are offered in different varieties of metals. Drill bits are attached to a tool, known as the drill machine, which rotates the bits...

2014-07-21 12:25:35

SAN ANTONIO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ADB International Group Inc.: OTCQB: ADBI (ADBI or the Company) today announced a partnership with Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA or the Institute), for the purpose of bringing ADBI's E-QURE BST(TM), a bioelectrical signal therapy device (the E-QURE BST Device), to the U.S. market. The Institute, which has significant expertise in wound healing, clinical trial development and regulatory operations, will conduct a...

2014-07-21 12:25:29

Parents want questions answered by healthcare provider, but only 23 percent want recommendation, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most parents expect healthcare providers to answer their questions about circumcision, but they don't want a specific recommendation on the procedure, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. More than half of...

2014-07-21 12:25:16

ALBANY, New York, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "E-Clinical Solution Software Market- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020," the global microfluidic device market was valued at USD 3,005 million in 2014 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.8% from 2014 to 2020, to reach an estimated value of USD 6,515.3 million in 2020. Browse the full E-Clinical...

2014-07-21 12:25:06

With just under 60% of the amount spent in the U.S., European health authorities bought close to 500,000 more biopsy needles for breast cancer treatment and prevention. VANCOUVER, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - According to breast cancer biopsy market data released by iData Research (www.idataresearch.com), the European health authorities brought almost 500,000 more biopsy needles in 2013. Notably, the U.S. market focuses more on expensive minimally invasive technologies. European...

2014-07-21 12:25:00

Prof. Koch joins other thought leaders in ophthalmology and optometry to help guide PowerVision through the development and launch of the first lens implant to restore clear vision at all distances BELMONT, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerVision, Inc., a medical device company developing the world's first fluid-based accommodating intraocular lens, today announced that Douglas D. Koch, M.D., the Allen, Mosbacher, and Law Chair of Ophthalmology, and Professor of Ophthalmology, at...

2014-07-21 12:24:28

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Mobile Medical Apps Trends Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2052113/Global-Mobile-Medical-Apps-Trends-Industry.html A mobile medical app refers to software that is developed to run on mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones. Designed to assist the clinical community, these apps play an important role in modern medicine.The report analyzes and presents an overview of...

2014-07-21 12:23:07

National Park Foundation Program Will Engage Teachers And Youth In Service-Learning Projects In America's National Parks WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, has awarded $504,000 in grants to 28 national parks through its Park Stewards program. Now in its sixth year, this program gives high school teachers and students the opportunity to explore the relevance of national parks to their...


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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