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2014-06-03 23:17:53

Success of commercial trial launches University of Maine and Cerealus into leadership role in Nanotechnology for Paper Grades. Waterville, ME (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Cerealus, working with the University of Maine Process Development Center continues to be a leader in innovative technologies for Paper and Forestry research. Utilizing Cerealus’ unique starch encapsulation technology and UMaine’s proprietary developments, the collaborative effort enabled a novel bio-based cellulose...

2014-01-31 12:28:20

Software development company donates over $30,000 in software to the University of Maine, Orono's Electrical Engineering Technology Program PORTLAND, Maine, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced today a $30,000 software donation to the University of Maine, Orono's Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) Program. Headquartered in Maine and committed to the advancement of technical...

2014-01-17 23:24:13

Sierra Resins, Inc. Announces Venture with Dr. Jason Bolton, Food Safety Expert, to Develop Next-Generation Bio-plastics Used in Food Packaging and Processing Industries Mansfield, MA; Orono, ME (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Sierra Resins, Inc. has announced a venture to begin work on the development of a next-generation biodegradable plastic to be applied to products that are used in the food services and food processing industry. During the developmental process, Sierra Resins, Inc. will be...

2013-04-13 23:03:02

University of Maine Football, an NCAA Division I and Colonial Athletic Association member, has successfully completed the Center for Cognitive Sports Performance℠s (CogSports) Leadership Training Program. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 University of Maine Football, an NCAA Division I and Colonial Athletic Association member, has successfully completed the Center for Cognitive Sports Performance℠s (CogSports) Leadership Training Program. In conjunction with...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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