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2009-10-07 13:24:00

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamamatsu Corporation has announced the release of its next-generation slide scanners, the NanoZoomer 2.0 series. Operating at nearly twice the speed of the original series, the NanoZoomer 2.0 converts a 20 mm x 20 mm area on a glass slide into a 1.9-gigapixel color image in as little as 1 minute 40 seconds. The resulting "virtual slides" can be conveniently viewed on a computer monitor, shared across computer networks, used for software-aided image...

2008-05-15 03:00:00

By Weinstein, Ronald S A challenge in business is to anticipate future technical advances as well as rates of diffusion of new technologies into the market place. Students of the history of science and technology are familiar with so-called S-curves of innovation. The S-curves show the relationship between performance and effort over time. The S- curves are classically sigmoidal in shape, thus the term S-curves (Figure 1). The S-curve framework can be useful for forecasting market trends as...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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