Redeveloping: Webster's Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 49 pages
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Nonfiction Usage Journalism UsageNASA - News: April 28, 2006 - Headline: NASA Postpones Further Space Shuttle Safety Upgrades. Excerpt: NASA has spent hundreds of millions of dollars redesigning the exterior layer of hard foam insulating the giant orange fuel tank that launches side by side with each shuttle, feeding its enormous appetite for liquid hydrogen and oxygen on its way to orbit.Russia - News: June 2, 2006 - Headline: Space Station Crews Conducts Maintenance Spacewalk. Excerpt: Since then, the U.S. space agency NASA has spent hundreds of millions of dollars redesigning the exterior layer of hard foam insulating the giant fuel tank that launches side-by-side with each shuttle. It wants to prevent a recurrence of shedding foam that punched a hole in Columbia's wing, causing it to burn up upon re-entry, killing seven astronauts.San Francisco - News: June 3, 2005 - Headline: San Francisco Businesses Highlight Eco-Friendly Practices at Green Cities Conference. Author: Mike O'Sullivan. Excerpt: Redesigning the display boxes saves $450,000 a year. Using recycled paper saves another $50,000.U.S. - News: March 26, 2002 - Headline: 'Greenbacks' May No Longer Be Green. Excerpt: And still, Jim Hagedorn says, that did not do the trick. Mr. Hagedorn estimates the United States will have to start redesigning its currency every seven to 10 years to stay ahead of the counterfeiters. ... The actual cost of redesigning the bills is quite modest, he says.United States - News: December 19, 2001 - Headline: UNESCO Urges United States To Rejoin. Excerpt: Since taking office two years ago, the Japanese diplomat has frozen UNESCO's budget, cut staff by 30 percent and instituted a new, competitive hiring policy. Mr. Matsuura is also redesigning the organization's focus to include freshwater management and bio-ethics, along with education and cultural heritage preservation.United States - News: September 9, 2003 - Headline: US to Issue Redesign of $20 Bill. Excerpt: For the second time in as many decades, the United States is redesigning its paper currency. The first denomination to undergo the makeover will be the $20 bill.Governmental UsageHistorical Economy in Austria. Soon after the Republic of Austria was created at the end of World War I, it faced the strains of catastrophic inflation and of redesigning a government meant to rule a great empire into one that would govern only 6 million citizens.Historical Economy in Greece. The problem, and challenge, is that now Greece has many opportunities for expansion, modernization, redesigning and in some cases rebuilding many incomplete and inadequate facilities which serve the tourism industry such as: domestic airports, ports, marinas, bus terminals, hotels, resorts, etc.Patent UsageDual dimmer control of headlamp high- and low-beams: Patented by Parmjit S. Pabla and Merrill D. Miller on September 9, 1996. Abstract: A circuit for implementing dual dimmer controls in an automotive vehicle having right- and left-side driver stations. The circuit can be used with existing control switches, thereby avoiding changing or redesigning those switches. The circuit uses several relays, connected in a novel configuration with other existing components.Engineering of electrostatic interactions at metal ion binding sites for the stabilization of proteins: Patented by Michael W. Pantoliano, Barry C. Finzel and Philip N. Bryan on October 9, 1990. Abstract: The present invention provides a method for redesigning proteins to increase the stability of the protein by altering amino acid residue(s) that are in close proximity to the protein's metal ion binding site(s). Further, the invention is directed to proteins that have been redesigned to have enhanced stability according to the methods of this invention.

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