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2014-10-10 23:07:45

Seoul Semiconductor has collaborated for longer than 10 years with Solid State Lighting & Energy Electronics Center (SSLEEC) at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), headed by Professor Shuji Nakamura. Prof. Shuji Nakamura has consulted for Seoul Semiconductor and Seoul Viosys since 2010, lending LED expertise to further LED development. Seoul (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Seoul Semiconductor (http://www.seoulsemicon.com), a global LED manufacturer, congratulates Shuji...

Rating The Earth’s Oceans
2014-10-02 03:59:24

By Julie Cohen, UC Santa Barbara The most comprehensive assessment conducted by the Ocean Health Index rates the Earth’s oceans at 67 out of 100 in overall health. In addition, for the first time, the report assessed the Antarctic and the 15 ocean regions beyond national jurisdiction (high-seas areas) — all critical regions for maintaining a healthy climate, safeguarding biodiversity and providing sustainable food sources. In the third annual update of the index, a partnership led...

2014-09-08 23:03:01

Event GUARD Services (EGS), the Event Security and Crowd Management Specialists, solidifies its importance in the California and Colorado markets with the extension of three contracts, and an exciting new addition to the Oklahoma market. Duarte, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Event GUARD Services (EGS), the Event Security and Crowd Management Specialists is excited to announce its two- year contract renewal with the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), a client since 2010. EGS...

angry face
2014-08-31 07:29:39

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Regardless of age, race, gender or nationality, all people make the same facial expression when they’re angry, experts from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and Australia’s Griffith University report in the latest online edition of Evolution and Human Behavior. The study authors call it the universal “anger face,” noting that it is characterized by a lowered brow, a thinning of the lips and a flaring of the...

2014-06-20 23:05:52

Scott Hammond, MD, Executive Director of University of California, Santa Barbara's Translational Medicine Research Lab (TMRL), has developed “The New Medicine” article series. Articles will appear monthly on the medical professional news and information website Medical-Horizons.net. Emerson, NJ (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Medical-Horizons.net, an online news and information resource for healthcare professionals covering the latest advances from the nation’s top medical facilities, has...

2014-06-20 20:20:36

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tropicana Student Living and UCSB Athletics announced a $1 million commitment to the school's Intercollegiate Athletics program Friday. The gift from Tropicana Student Living, a gift intention made through the Gaucho Fund to be paid over several years, will be part of The Campaign for UC Santa Barbara, the university's comprehensive campaign approaching one billion dollars to benefit university programs, students, faculty and...

2014-06-09 14:18:52

University of California - Santa Barbara A new platform developed at UCSB increases the efficiency of drug delivery and allows excess particles to be washed away Scientists at UC Santa Barbara have designed a nanoparticle that has a couple of unique — and important — properties. Spherical in shape and silver in composition, it is encased in a shell coated with a peptide that enables it to target tumor cells. What's more, the shell is etchable so those nanoparticles that don't hit...

The Added Value of Local Food Hubs
2014-05-21 03:31:02

By Julie Cohen, UC Santa Barbara A case study of UCSB’s residential dining services shows that serving local and sustainable produce benefits the community at large As the largest purchaser of wholesale produce in Santa Barbara County, UC Santa Barbara’s residential dining services provided the perfect avenue for a pilot project incorporating local pesticide-free or certified organic produce into an institutional setting. The idea was conceived almost 10 years ago, when a group...

Rapid Synthesis Technique Developed For Bilayer Graphene And High-performance Transistors
2014-05-02 03:45:43

University of California - Santa Barbara UC Santa Barbara researchers demonstrate ultra-fast and deterministic growth of high-quality and large-area bilayer graphene films with controlled stacking order required for low-power digital electronics Researchers at University of California, Santa Barbara, in collaboration with Rice University, have recently demonstrated a rapid synthesis technique for large-area Bernal (or AB) stacked bilayer graphene films that can open up new pathways for...

Researchers Create First Regional Ocean Health Index
2014-04-04 14:31:12

Julie Cohen, UC Santa Barbara Results can help Brazilian officials identify opportunities for strategic management of ocean resources With one of the world’s longest coastlines, spanning 17 states, and very high marine and coastal biodiversity, Brazil owes much of its prosperity to the ocean. For that reason, Brazil was the site of the first Ocean Health Index regional assessment designed to evaluate the economic, social and ecological uses and benefits that people derive from the...


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ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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