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Testing Mars Lasers In Desert
2013-06-25 10:18:28

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Looking for the closest representation of otherworldly environments on Earth? Look no further than the Atacama desert. It covers a large strip of the Pacific coast west of the Andes, spanning four South American countries. One swath of this desert found in Chile is commonly compared to the Martian surface and has been used by NASA to test tools designed to search for life in a harsh environment. Now, scientists from Washington...

NASA Returns Zoe Robot To Chile's Atacama Desert To Hunt For Subsurface Life
2013-06-12 09:02:45

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Zoë, the first robot to map microbial life during a 2005 field expedition in Chile´s Atacama Desert, is returning for another go-around. This month, on a NASA astrobiology mission led by Carnegie Mellon University and the SETI Institute, the autonomous and solar-powered robot is headed back into the world´s driest desert equipped with a one-meter drill to search for subsurface life. As in the initial mission,...

2010-07-27 10:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, a Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge issued a written opinion rejecting Obagi Medical Products Inc.'s ("OMP") (Nasdaq: OMPI) motion to dismiss claims by ZO Skin Health, Inc ("ZO") that OMP engaged in anti-competitive practices. ZO, a company formed to give consumers access to world-renowned dermatologist Dr. Zein Obagi's retail skin care products, filed a lawsuit in January challenging OMP's anti-competitive practices. The...

2010-03-25 15:30:00

SHENZHEN, China, March 25 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China BAK Battery, Inc. ("China BAK" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: CBAK), one of the world's largest lithium-ion battery cell manufacturers, today announced that Mr. Jun Zou, vice president of strategy, has been appointed as the Company's new chief financial officer, treasurer and secretary, effective April 1, 2010. Mr. Tony Shen, who will step down as chief financial officer, treasurer and secretary, will remain as a consultant to the...

2009-02-02 06:00:00

HAIKOU, China, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Shiner International, Inc. (Nasdaq: BEST; website: http://www.shinerinc.com ), a market leader in China's packaging and anti-counterfeiting plastic film industry, today announced that Ms. Dandan Xing has resigned from her position as corporate secretary of the Company, effective January 16, 2009, and she has been replaced by Ms. Feng Zou (Ms. Zou). Ms. Feng Zou (Ms. Zou), formerly the assistant president of Shiner, holds a bachelor...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.