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2014-09-30 23:09:47

ADOMANI launched a successful "crowdfunding" campaign, raising more than 100 thousand dollars to convert a diesel powered bus into an all-electric for a California School. Milpitas, California (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 ADOAMNI, Inc. reached its goal of $100,000 for its first “crowdfunding” campaign through GoFundMe. The campaign, which surpassed its goal in 17 days of going live, was for a portion of the funds necessary to convert a diesel powered bus to a zero-emission,...

2014-09-30 23:09:38

The American Parkinson Disease Association has announced $1.1 million in new research funding for 2014-2015 supporting seven Research grants, three Post-Doctoral Fellowships, and eight Centers of Advanced Research. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The American Parkinson Disease Association is pleased to award research funding supporting seven Research grants to junior investigators pursuing research in Parkinson’s disease, three Post-Doctoral Fellowships to support post-doctoral...

2014-09-30 23:09:12

The North American Traction Transformer market report defines and segments the market with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-traction-transformer-9028234198.html (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 This market was valued $137.1 million in 2013, and is expected to reach $212.4 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 9.1% from 2013 to 2018. Browse through the TOC of the North American traction transformer market report, to get an idea of the in-depth...

2014-09-30 23:04:24

Awards announced today at NIH to advance knowledge of the structure and function of the brain Sacramento, Calif. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Two UC Davis research teams developing transformational technologies to understand the dynamics of the neural circuitry underlying behavior and cognition have received awards from the federal Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative, a presidential grand challenge enterprise. The awards were announced at a news...

2014-09-30 23:04:10

California Leads Nation with 20 Grants Awarded to California-Based Institutions La Jolla, Calif. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Today the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced the initial round of grants for the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative, an undertaking that aims to develop and revolutionize new methods of understanding the complexities and neuro circuit functions of the human brain. This first round of grants totaling $46 million...

2014-09-30 23:03:31

Two Students Raise Over 80 Thousand Dollars Towards the Launch of an Innovative New Razor Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Rockwell Razors founders, Gareth Everard and Morgan Nordstrom, were featured on Toronto’s popular Breakfast Television on September 26th. The two University of Western students discussed their successful Kickstarter campaign, which has now raised over 80 thousand dollars toward the retail release of the Rockwell 6S Razor in less than two weeks. “We...

2014-09-30 20:24:23

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA) today announced the pricing of its offering of $1.05 billion in aggregate principal amount of 7 ¼% senior unsecured notes due 2022 (the "Notes") in a private offering. The Notes were priced at 100% of par. The sale of the Notes is expected to be completed on October 15, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions. Zebra intends to use the net proceeds from the Notes offering, together...

2014-09-30 20:24:21

DENVER, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PEBC (Public Education & Business Coalition), a nonprofit that works with teachers, schools and districts to cultivate highly effective K-12 educators to elevate student achievement, has won a grant from the U.S. Department of Education Teacher Quality Partnership Grant program totaling $2.9 million to support the Boettcher Teacher Residency (BTR) program over the next five years. In partnership with Adams State University in Alamosa, Colo....

2014-09-30 20:23:07

National database designed to help researchers determine best treatments for patients CHICAGO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Medicine® will be one of ten investigational sites for a landmark study that seeks to improve the way uterine fibroids, one of the most prevalent health issues impacting women, are treated. The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) today announced that AHRQ has...

2014-09-30 20:21:01

BELMONT, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced the closing of a $50 million debt financing arrangement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). The debt proceeds will be used to finance the construction of a SunEdison owned 23.8 megawatt (MW) DC solar power plant in the Ma'an...


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Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

Larry Page
2013-09-17 12:57:55

Lawrence "Larry" Page, born March 26, 1973 is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder of Google, alongside Sergey Brin. As of 2013, Page's personal wealth is estimated to be $23 billion (US), ranking him #20 on the Forbes 400 list of the 400 richest Americans. Page is the inventor of PageRank, the foundation of Google's search ranking algorithm, and he and Brin own approximately 16 percent of Google's stock. Page was born in East Lansing, Michigan....

2012-06-18 02:47:19

Symbol: ECFR Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    I CAN    I Synonyms:   ECCRE2 Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P. Beauv. ssp. edulis Hitchc.   ECCRF Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P. Beauv. var. frumentacea (Roxb.) W. Wight   PAFR4 Panicum frumentaceum Roxb., non Salisb. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, CA, DC, IL, KY, MO, NV,...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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