Tokyo Tech research: New model for deep mantle conveyor belt system at the core of the Earth

Mantle convection with inefficient mixing. Silica-poor rocks (green) circulate around coherent domains of ancient silica-rich rocks (grey).  Mantle downwellings (subducted slabs, blue) sink, and upwellings (light red) rise, through conduits between these domains. Mantle convection is dominantly driven by heating from the hot core (dark red) below.

Source: Tokyo Institute of Technology, Center for Public Affairs and Communications

For immediate release:  28 February 2017

Tokyo Institute of Technology research: New model for deep mantle conveyor belt system at the core of the Earth

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Tokyo Tech Bulletin: Early cancer intervention with gut bacteria

Tokyo Institute of Technology publishes the latest issue of its online newsletter, Tokyo Tech Bulletin.

(Tokyo, 28 February 2017) Research on energy savings in silicon power transistors, linear programming problems, wearable vibroacoustic devices, turbulent swirling premixed flames, early cancer intervention with gut bacteria, and a Nobel Prize special feature are some of the articles in the February 2017 issue of the Tokyo Institute of Technology Bulletin.

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Goodspeed Roaming available in the newly launched ZTE Blade V8 Lite

  • Goodspeed Roaming embedded in the ZTE Blade V8 Lite
  • With eSIM enabled ecosystem, UROS offers low-cost flat rate data roaming in 120+ countries
  • Provides a simple solution for roaming without bill shock

UROS – Uni-fi Roaming Solutions, the leading global Roaming Solution provider today announces that Goodspeed Roaming will be embedded in the newly launched ZTE Blade V8 Lite. Goodspeed Roaming, offering low-cost flat-rate mobile data globally, is implemented as a joint product development project with ZTE.

“We are delighted to announce that our revered partnership with ZTE has resulted in another new product in the growing Goodspeed Roaming portfolio. With this launch we are aggressively targeting the silent roamer segment, characterized by no usage of mobile services while abroad”, comments UROS Chairman of the Board Jyrki Hallikainen. “Together with ZTE we foresee a strong demand for this product”, he adds.

Goodspeed Roaming provides affordable mobile data connection for those who prefer to keep it simple and eliminate bill shocks. The Goodspeed Roaming App together with the Goodspeed SIM guarantees low-cost connectivity in over 120 countries.

ZTE Blade V8 Lite sales box comes equipped with all the necessary to start enjoying the Goodspeed Roaming service. The Goodspeed Roaming App is embedded in the ZTE Blade V8 Lite and the Goodspeed SIM is ready to be inserted in the dual SIM slot. After activating Goodspeed Roaming in ZTE Blade V8 Lite, the customer can use the Goodspeed SIM by just one tap or switch over to their own home SIM card for data. Customer’s regular number stays available to receive and to make voice calls and to send text messages.

The ZTE Blade V8 Lite with Goodspeed Roaming will be available for purchase from ZTE and UROS sales channels.

Textron Aviation features leading products, mission capabilities at Avalon 2017

GEELONG, Australia (Feb. 28, 2017) –Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it is displaying a variety of its product offerings at this year’s Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defense Exposition (Avalon) with channel partner Hawker Pacific, including a Cessna Citation Latitude, Beechcraft King Air C90GTx, Cessna Grand Caravan EX, Cessna TTx, Beechcraft Bonanza G36, Cessna Skylane 182, and the Textron AirLand Scorpion jet model. The show will run from Feb. 28 to March 5 in Geelong, Australia.

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Newbuilding Suezmax tanker delivered to Nordic American, increasing the fleet to 33 vessels. Expansion is important for NAT.

Hamilton, Bermuda, February 28, 2017

Nordic American Tankers Limited announced that it yesterday took delivery of Nordic Space, its second Suezmax newbuilding tanker of 158,000 deadweight tons, built at Sungdong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd., South Korea. The Nordic Space has started on her maiden voyage. 

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Canadian Armed Forces begin Operation CARIBBE 2017

February 27, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Saskatoon has begun patrolling activities in support of Operation CARIBBE, Canada’s contribution to Operation MARTILLO — the multinational campaign against transnational criminal organizations in the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean.

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Coalescence™ mixed reality system makes international debut at Avalon 2017

Coalescence encapsulates the user in a virtual and augmented environment for air, land or sea missions

  • First-of-its-kind for defense training
  • Leverages commercial technology to provide flexibility at a low price point
  • Integrates into LVC-enabled training solution

GEELONG, Australia (Feb. 28, 2017) – At Avalon 2017, Rockwell Collins is introducing its Coalescence™ mixed reality system to the international defense community for the first time. Available for demonstration during the show, Coalescence encapsulates the user in a virtual and augmented environment for air, land or sea missions.

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Royal Australian Air Force and Rockwell Collins demonstrate wideband high frequency capability at Avalon 2017

Transmission of wideband high frequency (WBHF) communications from ground to air.

  • First WBHF data transfer to RAAF C-17A
  • Viable solution for RAAF’s Plan Jericho
  • Add-on option for legacy high frequency systems

GEELONG, Australia (Feb. 28, 2017) – For the first time, Rockwell Collins and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) demonstrated the successful transmission of wideband high frequency (WBHF) communications from a ground station to a RAAF C-17A Globemaster III aircraft, during Avalon 2017.

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