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2011-09-19 13:40:00

The Pittcon Registration Committee is pleased to announce that conferee registration is now open for Pittcon 2012. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2011 The Pittcon Registration Committee is pleased to announce that conferee registration is now open for Pittcon 2012, which will be held March 11-15, 2012, at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC), Orlando, Florida. Conferees registering before February 13, 2012, will save 50% on the registration fee. The low priced early discount fee...

Milky Way's Spiral Arms Created By Collision With Another Galaxy
2011-09-15 09:56:33

  The Milky Way's trademark features, its iconic spiral arms, were likely formed when the galaxy collided with the Sagittarius Dwarf galaxy, researchers announced on Thursday. In their study, University of Pittsburgh postdoctoral research associate Christopher W. Purcell and colleagues were the first to use supercomputers to re-create repeated collisions between the two galaxies, which scientists previously believed had little impact on the Milky Way. According to a University...

2011-08-26 19:10:00

Companyâs Focus on Delivering Value Contributes to Continued Revenue Growth Rate Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 invivodata inc.®, the industry leader in patient reported outcomes (PRO) solutions and services for global clinical research, has been recognized in the âœ2011 Pittsburgh 100â annual ranking of the fastest-growing, privately-held companies in Western Pennsylvania by the Pittsburgh Business Times....


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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