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Morning Sweep Before Opening. Photo by Karnegie Musa. Copyright 2011.
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Photo by Karnegie Musa. Copyright 2011.


KBR Awarded Contract Extension for Shell's Research Centers in Houston

Texas Business reports:  HOUSTON—KBR won a two-year contract extension for maintenance and construction services at three of Shell's Houston, Texas research centers: Westhollow Research Center, Bellaire Research Center and Gasmer Research Center. 

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AMR Corporation Names Three Officers

Texas Business reports:  FORT WORTH—AMR Corporation appointed Charles Schubert to vice president – network planning and Andrew Backover to vice president – corporate communications for American Airlines.

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 Food Service Industry

San Antonio Firm Wins $32.4 Million Federal Food Contract

Texas Business reports:  A San Antonio firm won a $32. 4 million for federal food products. Sterling Foods LLC of San Antonio received a firm-fixed-price contract with a maximum $32,464,106 for Meal, Ready-to-Eat bakery components, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.

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Rice chemists cram 2 million nanorods into single cancer cell

Texas Business reports:  Rice University chemists have found a way to load more than 2 million tiny gold particles called nanorods into a single cancer cell. The breakthrough could speed development of cancer treatments that would use nanorods like tiny heating elements to cook tumors from the inside. 

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 Texas Patent Of The Day

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U.S. Patent 8,022,283 for “Anthropometric Scaffold For Keyboard-Control Pedal.”
Patent: To Put Your Foot Further Into The Music

Texas Business reports: An Austin man has devised a way to improve the foot controls for keyboard musicians. John Williams Jr. of Austin received U.S. Patent 8,022,283 for “Anthropometric Scaffold For Keyboard-Control Pedal.”

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