Twin

Minnesota Doctor reports the 97% of fans surveyed voted for an updated Minnesota Twins 'Minnie and Paul' logo

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 2:15am

The Minnesota Twins have never updated their logo, which has not kept up with the times or reflect the true player composition of the team.

Key Points: 
  • The Minnesota Twins have never updated their logo, which has not kept up with the times or reflect the true player composition of the team.
  • At the poll's conclusion, the results were clear: 97% voted for either an updated Minnie and Paul or a completely new logo.
  • It honors the original logo while celebrating the significant diversity and all of all Twins players' contributions and accomplishments throughout the years.
  • - Dr. Crutchfield is a long time Minnesota Twins fan and season ticket holder for the past 20 years.

California Identical Twin Releases New Twin Children's Books with Light-Hearted Messages

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 1:38pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Children's book author Linda Herron releases Mac & Madi's Vacation: About Identical Twins' Exciting Trip to the Shore!

Key Points: 
  • SAN JOSE, Calif., June 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Children's book author Linda Herron releases Mac & Madi's Vacation: About Identical Twins' Exciting Trip to the Shore!
  • She debuted these now beloved twin characters in early 2019 with her first in the series, Mac & Madi's Surprise: A Very Different Twins Birthday!
  • Mac & Madi's Vacation captivate readers as the girls navigate the sometimes-surprising obstacles in their lives as young identical twins.
  • About the author: Born and raised in Rhode Island, Linda Herron now resides in San Jose, California, and enjoys sharing children's stories about being an identical twin.

InventHelp Inventor Develops Baby Jumper for Twins (HTM-8725)

Monday, May 25, 2020 - 3:45pm

Since this is not always easy when only one parent is available, an inventor from Victorville, Calif., created a double-duty baby accessory to help.

Key Points: 
  • Since this is not always easy when only one parent is available, an inventor from Victorville, Calif., created a double-duty baby accessory to help.
  • She developed DUO BABY JUMPER to provide the fun of a jumper seat along with the capability for twins to interact.
  • As such, it fosters social development and companionship to help educate the babies and stimulate their minds.
  • The original design was submitted to the National Sales office of InventHelp.

GREATER TWIN CITIES UNITED WAY EXPANDS COVID-19 RELIEF EFFORTS

Monday, April 13, 2020 - 2:00pm

Minneapolis, April 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Greater Twin Cities United Way announced today it has raised $3.25 million to date via its Greater Twin Cities COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund , and $1.75 million directly will benefit the Twin Cities region.

Key Points: 
  • Minneapolis, April 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Greater Twin Cities United Way announced today it has raised $3.25 million to date via its Greater Twin Cities COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund , and $1.75 million directly will benefit the Twin Cities region.
  • Several national corporations based in the Twin Cities are partnering with Greater Twin Cities United Way to distribute the remaining $1.5 million to other United Ways in markets where they have a presence.
  • We are committed to targeting our resources to the areas of greatest need, especially during crises, said Acooa Ellis, Senior Vice President of Community Impact at Greater Twin Cities United Way .
  • About Greater Twin Cities United Way:One in four people in the Twin Cities region are experiencing poverty.

Industrial Internet Consortium Publishes Guidance on Digital Twins

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 8:15pm

NEEDHAM, Mass., Feb. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), the world's leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), published a new whitepaper, " Digital Twins for Industrial Applications: Definition, Business Values, Design Aspects, Standards and Use Cases ."

Key Points: 
  • NEEDHAM, Mass., Feb. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), the world's leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), published a new whitepaper, " Digital Twins for Industrial Applications: Definition, Business Values, Design Aspects, Standards and Use Cases ."
  • As a result, there have been different interpretations of digital twins, driven by the use cases in which digital twins play a role.
  • the defining characteristics of a digital twin,
    the role of digital twins in the lifecycle of entities, considering the scenarios with and without digital twins and the business value of digital twin,
    followed by a more detailed description of various design decisions,
    an overview of standards for digital twin, which could be considered in the design of digital twins, and
    example usages of digital twins in various industries.
  • The Industrial Internet Consortium is the world's leading membership program transforming business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

Miracle Flights: On the Road to Recovery, Michigan Twins Born with Clubfoot Celebrate First Birthday

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 12:41pm

The infant boys were born with clubfoot, a complex condition that causes their tiny feet to twist inward.

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  • The infant boys were born with clubfoot, a complex condition that causes their tiny feet to twist inward.
  • The national charity Miracle Flights has been flying the Brincat family free of charge to reach the specialized medical treatment that's giving the twins a leg up on healing.
  • Andrew and Isaac were diagnosed with clubfoot at 20 weeks gestation and born prematurely 15 weeks later.
  • On their neonatologist's recommendation, the twins began serial casting on their feet when they were just six weeks old.

Panorama Publication Demonstrates Utility of Measuring Individual Fetal Fractions in Twin Pregnancies

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 1:20pm

When the fetal fractions are discrepant, the signal from the dominant twin obfuscates the signal from the other twin.

Key Points: 
  • When the fetal fractions are discrepant, the signal from the dominant twin obfuscates the signal from the other twin.
  • "The ability to accurately determine zygosity in twin pregnancies, and individual fetal fraction in dizygotic pregnancies, is a major advancement in the management of twin pregnancies," saidPaul Billings, M.D., Ph.D., Natera's Chief Medical Officer.
  • The test also screens twin pregnancies for zygosity, fetal sex of each baby, and identifies risk for more genetic conditions in twin pregnancies than any other NIPT.
  • Validation of a Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism-Based Non-Invasive Prenatal Test in Twin Gestations: Determination of Zygosity, Individual Fetal Sex, and Fetal Aneuploidy.

HELIX RE Announces Record Growth

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 5:10pm

SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --HELIXRE announces dramatically accelerated growth with Q3 revenue up more than 100% over Q2, which was more than double the previous quarter.

Key Points: 
  • SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --HELIXRE announces dramatically accelerated growth with Q3 revenue up more than 100% over Q2, which was more than double the previous quarter.
  • "Importantly that growth is across multiple disciplines, clients and countries reaffirming the strong and accelerating demand for digital twins across the world."
  • HELIX Twins are created using laser scanning (LiDAR), photogrammetry, computer vision, Enhanced Cloud Technology and massive cloud computing power.
  • HELIX Twins are delivered within days for less than the cost of traditional building plans.

Digital Twins Market Growth Is Being Driven by Industrial Digitization and the Demand for Enhanced Simulation Capabilities, with Global Revenue to Reach $9.4 billion by 2025, According to Tractica

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 2:20pm

Tractica forecasts that global revenue for digital twins will increase to $9.4 billion in 2025, up from $2.4 billion in 2018.

Key Points: 
  • Tractica forecasts that global revenue for digital twins will increase to $9.4 billion in 2025, up from $2.4 billion in 2018.
  • These technologies are anticipated to drive the functionality of digital twins beyond simply being enhanced analytics tools.
  • Tracticas report, Digital Twins , examines 28 use cases for digital twins across industry groups, including manufacturing, aerospace, connected vehicles, smart cities, retail, healthcare, industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and other industries.
  • The study also analyzes the technologies and applications for digital twins and provides profiles of 18 key industry players.

Publication Demonstrates Unique Ability of Panorama Test to Determine Zygosity in Twin Pregnancies

Monday, August 5, 2019 - 1:02pm

The study titled "Validation of a Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism-Based Non-Invasive Prenatal Test in Twin Gestations: Determination of Zygosity, Individual Fetal Sex, and Fetal Aneuploidy" can be found here.

Key Points: 
  • The study titled "Validation of a Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism-Based Non-Invasive Prenatal Test in Twin Gestations: Determination of Zygosity, Individual Fetal Sex, and Fetal Aneuploidy" can be found here.
  • The test uses a unique single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP)-based technology to analyze fetal/placental DNA obtained through a blood draw from the mother.
  • The test also screens twin pregnancies for zygosity, fetal sex of each baby, and identifies risk for more genetic conditions in twin pregnancies than any other NIPT.
  • Validation of a Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism-Based Non-Invasive Prenatal Test in Twin Gestations: Determination of Zygosity, Individual Fetal Sex, and Fetal Aneuploidy.