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Spartan Motors Leadership Presented With Patriot Award Recognizing Workplace Support Of Active

Each year, the ESGR presents Patriot Awards to individual supervisors who have made significant efforts to support active service members through a wide-range of measures including flexible schedules, time off prior to and after deployment, caring for families, and granting leaves of absence if needed. This year, the awards were presented at Spartan’s headquarters by Mike Thompson, Lt. Col. (retired) ...

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The composition and layering of plastic particles found in sea ice reveal their regions of origin — ScienceDaily

Experts at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) have recently found higher amounts of microplastic in arctic sea ice than ever before. However, the majority of particles were microscopically small. The ice samples from five regions throughout the Arctic Ocean contained up to 12,000 microplastic particles per litre of sea ice. Further, the different ...

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Eat Less Meat, Save the Planet

FIU News To conserve the planet’s ecosystems and their diverse plant and animal species, human populations should consume less meat, according to FIU researchers. Producing livestock, including cattle, goats and sheep, for human consumption is the single largest driver of habitat loss and deforestation worldwide. It accounts for 75 percent of agricultural land and is a leading cause of climate ...

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Dialo.ga realiseert in 2018 een verkoop van 62 miljoen euro, dankzij de integratie van WebRTC en

     (Logo: http://mma.prnewswire.com/media/458733/Dialoga_Logo.jpg )      (Photo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/680011/Dialoga.jpg ) De verkoop 2017 en vooral de contracten voor 2018 zijn voornamelijk het resultaat van het besluit van de onderneming van drie jaar geleden tot de ontwikkeling van een eigen platform voor audio-, video- en berichtgevingscommunicatie in real time op basis van het protocol WebRTC. De inspanningen van Dialo.ga voor onderzoek en ontwikkeling ...

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Cineplexx And RealD Renew Long-Term Partnership

Cineplexx continues to use 3D equipment and glasses provided by RealD in all of their cinemas to offer the premium 3D cinema experience. In addition Cineplexx will be the first cinema operator in its region to install as many as ten Ultimate Screens, exclusively developed by RealD, in their premium sites. Cineplexx is operating nearly 50 sites and more than ...

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Differences Between Damask, Brocade, and Jacquard

Often times, uneducated individuals use the terms damask, brocade, and Jacquard interchangeably with one another. It can often confuse those who are unfamiliar with the world of fabrics. Jacquard is a decorative or woven pattern that is created by using a Jacquard attachment on a loom. The attachment resembles the punch card on a piano. It is purported to offer ...

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Organic solar cells reach record efficiency, benchmark for commercialization — ScienceDaily

In an advance that makes a more flexible, inexpensive type of solar cell commercially viable, University of Michigan researchers have demonstrated organic solar cells that can achieve 15 percent efficiency. This level of efficiency is in the range of many solar panels, or photovoltaics, currently on the market. “Organic photovoltaics can potentially cut way down on the total solar energy ...

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Moxy Amsterdam Houthavens sails onto the scene with Land & Sea-inspired Coming Out party,

AMSTERDAM, April 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — TV personality Koen van Dijk, actress Holly Mae Brood and world-class Dutch DJ La Fuente were among the faces joining Moxy Hotels, Marriott International’s experiential hotel brand, on Thursday when they hosted an irreverently nautical Coming Out Party to celebrate the brand’s entrance to The Netherlands. Inspired by the city’s waterways and the hotel’s dockside ...

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Understanding Alternative Medicine: 5 Key Points

The phrase "alternative medicine" is becoming less alternative every day, though it is still a very controversial topic. As this concept creeps into the mainstream of American culture, it's important to have clear about what types of medicine would legitimately fall within this category. The phrase has become a catch-all for any healing practice that is not considered part of ...

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