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2010-06-09 07:00:00

BEIJING, June 9 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ChinaEdu Corporation (Nasdaq: CEDU) ("ChinaEdu" or "the Company"), a leading educational services provider in China, today announced that it has signed a recruiting and support cooperation agreement with South China University of Technology. South China University of Technology is one of the 68 universities that are currently licensed to offer online degree education by the Ministry of Education in China. Under the agreement, the...

2009-05-21 19:00:00

Experts gather this week to celebrate grand opening, launch Open Source Hardware and Embedded System Contest 2009 & deliver Embedded Technology Forum lectures & workshops SAN JOSE, Calif. and BEIJING, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX) and Beijing University of Technology (BJUT) today announced a joint venture between the university, Chinese Ministry of Education (MOE) and Xilinx University Program (XUP) that has culminated in the grand opening of a new BJUT-Xilinx...

2009-01-15 08:00:00

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Strasbaugh (OTC Bulletin Board: STRB) announced today the shipment of an nSpire R&D CMP system to China's Tianjin University of Technology in December, 2008. The nSpire will be installed in one of Tianjin's high-tech research and development laboratories, expanding the University's semiconductor R&D capability. Strasbaugh's sales and service representative in China, the 45th Research Institute of CETC, will be responsible...

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2008-04-09 10:24:42

One day it may be possible to mimic the tactics used by parasites to trick the body into accepting transplanted tissues or organs.That is the hope of Dr Shane Grey from the Garvan Institute for Medical Research and Professor John Dalton from the Institute for the Biotechnology of Infectious Diseases at the University of Technology (UTS). The pair has been awarded a $400,000 grant through the Australian Islet Transplantation Program, administered jointly by the Juvenile Diabetes Research...

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2008-02-26 11:25:00

According to new research, the catch-and-release rule, which implies keeping larger fish while releasing the smaller ones, could actually be counterproductive.Peter A. Biro of the department of environmental science at the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia presented the new research in the recent edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.He found that since the larger fish are usually the more aggressive ones, their being caught may lead to a breeding pool full of...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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