Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Get a Grip: Truth about Fingerprints Revealed

The long-held notion that fingerprints marks help us grip more firmly appears to be wrong. Instead, a new study finds that the marks actually reduce the friction between skin and surfaces.

Click here to read more about fingerprints.

2009 Lantern Award winners to be honored tonight

"Louisiana Economic Development and the Louisiana Industrial Development Executives Association will honor the 2009 Lantern Award winners for excellence in manufacturing and community involvement at a reception this evening at the Governor's Mansion.

Lantern Award winners are selected based on their contribution to their local community, including employment growth and facility expansion. Each business must also demonstrate sustainability by remaining in operation at least three years prior to the nomination."

Click here for more on these businesses.