Latest US government Stories

2012-08-07 23:02:35

Silanis, the leader in enterprise electronic signature solutions with the largest e-signature deployments, announces that a major US federal government agency has chosen Silanis´ e-Sign Enterprise to bring added transparency and auditability to its organization. Montreal, QC (PRWEB) August 07, 2012 Silanis, the leader in enterprise electronic signature solutions with the largest e-signature deployments, announces that a major US federal government agency has chosen Silanis´ e-Sign...

2012-07-23 23:03:14

Despite Federal spending cutbacks, Rice Camera Technologies continues to see solid and growing demand for its infrared camera solutions and hyperspectral technologies, with contract awards in excess of $1 million over the past 12 months. The company is proud to support the US government by supplying advanced imaging technology to accelerate research, and protect America´s Warfighters. Billerica, MA (PRWEB) July 23, 2012 Rice Camera Technologies, a leading provider of innovative,...

FDA Approval Gives Us A Chance To Fight Bioterrorism, Plague
2012-04-30 12:33:18

The FDA has announced its approval of the antibacterial agent levofloxacin, or “Levaquin,” to treat and prevent the plague. Manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, Levaquin was approved under the FDA´s Animal Efficacy rule which allows results from animal testing to be studied if such tests on humans aren´t ethical or feasible. Why prevent the plague, and why now? Also known as Yersinia pestis, the plague is considered to be a bioterrorism threat. As such, the US...

2012-04-08 23:00:07

With the news this week that US Student reading levels are less than half of what they should be, one self-improvement software developer challenges US Officials to improve the statistics by utilizing the latest technology. Canberra, Australia (PRWEB) April 08, 2012 Latest revelations pertaining to the reading levels of U.S students has prompted one software developer to take action. eReflect produces self-improvement software packages and now calls on the US Government to start utilizing...

2012-04-02 23:03:23

This week DecomWorld spoke with Chris Murphy, VP Marine Services, Wild Well Control Inc. to understand more about the work that he is undertaking regarding well plugging and abandonment. (PRWEB) April 02, 2012 DecomWorld: Where in the oil and gas industry does your company sit? Wild Well Control Inc. is a solution provider in well and platform decommissioning in the Gulf of Mexico and internationally. Wild Well are also recognised by the US Government (BSEE) as an operator in the GoM....

WikiLeaks Failure Suggests Need For Radical Transparency
2012-03-24 06:51:55

Enid Burns for Redorbit.com It's possible that Julian Assange and WikiLeaks didn't live up to what they hoped to accomplish, yet accusations from the government came with more force than necessary. Those are conclusions discussed in "WikiLeaks: The illusion of transparency," an article in the International Review of Administrative Sciences," published by SAGE Publications on behalf of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS). The article, written by Alasdair Roberts...

Native American Tribe Granted Permission To Hunt Bald Eagles
2012-03-19 10:34:32

The US government for the first time has granted a Native American tribe in Wyoming permission to kill two bald eagles for a religious ceremony, opening the door for future negotiations for native tribes to claim more of the nationally honored birds for their long-suppressed religious freedoms, the tribe said. The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) granted the Northern Arapaho Tribe a permit on March 9 allowing it to either kill or capture and release two bald eagles this year. The permit...

Word of the Day
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.