August 10, 2019

Sleek and Slim Frederique Constants New Ladies

first_imgSleek and Slim: Frederique Constant’s New Ladies’ WatchesGeneva – Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazineGeneva watchmakers Frederique Constant have unveiled their new collection of slim line quartz timepieces for women.A young watchmaking company defined by its passion for quality and precision, Frederique Constant perceive that quality design and materials are the key component of its success. Every watch is manufactured using the latest technology and assembled by hand in their state-of-the-art factory in Plan-les-Ouates.Designed exclusively by women for women, the new range of slim line timepieces use luxe materials such as rich yellow gold plate and feature elegant heart-shaped dials to provide a distinctly feminine touch. An ultra-flat and streamlined design ensures that each watch will fit even the most petite wrists. With the fine quartz movements on which the series is based and with a thickness of just 1.90 mm, this aims to be the chicest slim line model to date in the company’s collection.The design is reminiscent of classic ladies’ watches of the 1950s and comes in shades of silver, white or gold. Precision tools have been developed for each intricate pattern and delicate dial design using toolings with tolerances of as little as 1/1000th of a millimeter. Frederique Constant prides itself on this attention to detail and modern technological flair in all of its collections, which include a series of vintage and art deco inspired timepieces for both men and women.To celebrate the collection a limited number of Frederique Constant Mini Slimline models have been decorated with diamonds on the dial and the case.www.frederique-constant.comlast_img read more

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July 20, 2019

Top stories The origins of Stonehenge a MeTooSTEM leader and a new

first_img By Alex FoxFeb. 15, 2019 , 4:10 PM Click to view the privacy policy. Required fields are indicated by an asterisk (*) Top stories: The origins of Stonehenge, a #MeTooSTEM leader, and a new crater under Greenland’s ice Stonehenge, other ancient rock structures may trace their origins to monuments like thisStonehenge may be the most famous example, but tens of thousands of other ancient sites featuring massive, curiously arranged rocks dot Europe. A new study suggests these megaliths weren’t created independently, but instead can be traced back to a single hunter-gatherer culture that started nearly 7000 years ago in what is today the Brittany region of northwestern France.This neuroscientist is fighting sexual harassment in science—but her own job is in peril Country * Afghanistan Aland Islands Albania Algeria Andorra Angola Anguilla Antarctica Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia, Plurinational State of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Bouvet Island Brazil British Indian Ocean Territory Brunei Darussalam Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Chile China Christmas Island Cocos (Keeling) Islands Colombia Comoros Congo Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Cook Islands Costa Rica Cote d’Ivoire Croatia Cuba Curaçao Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Faroe Islands Fiji Finland France French Guiana French Polynesia French Southern Territories Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guatemala Guernsey Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Heard Island and McDonald Islands Holy See (Vatican City State) Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran, Islamic Republic of Iraq Ireland Isle of Man Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jersey Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Republic of Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Lao People’s Democratic Republic Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macao Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Martinique Mauritania Mauritius Mayotte Mexico Moldova, Republic of Monaco Mongolia Montenegro Montserrat Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands New Caledonia New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue Norfolk Island Norway Oman Pakistan Palestine Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Pitcairn Poland Portugal Qatar Reunion Romania Russian Federation Rwanda Saint Barthélemy Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Martin (French part) Saint Pierre and Miquelon Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Samoa San Marino Sao Tome and Principe Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Sint Maarten (Dutch part) Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Islands Somalia South Africa South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Svalbard and Jan Mayen Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syrian Arab Republic Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania, United Republic of Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tokelau Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Turks and Caicos Islands Tuvalu Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of Vietnam Virgin Islands, British Wallis and Futuna Western Sahara Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe Sign up for our daily newsletter Get more great content like this delivered right to you! Country (Left to right): ANDIA/UIG/GETTY IMAGES; ANITA KUNZ; NASA SCIENTIFIC VISUALIZATION STUDIO Email In the past 9 months, BethAnn McLaughlin, a neuroscientist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, has become the very public face of the #MeToo movement in science. Scores of women have reached out to her for advice, posting harrowing tales of harassment on the MeTooSTEM.com website that McLaughlin launched in June 2018. Now, her own scientific career is on the line. In 2017, a faculty committee that previously approved her tenure unanimously reversed itself. Unless something changes, she will lose her job on 28 February, when her National Institutes of Health grant expires.Radar reveals a second potential impact crater under Greenland’s iceJust months after revealing an impact crater the size of Washington, D.C., buried under the ice of northwestern Greenland, a team of scientists has discovered that it has company: another large depression 180 kilometers away that may also be an asteroid or comet impact crater.Here’s how your city’s climate will change by 2080, if you’re in Canada or the United StatesClimate change is a hard thing to imagine, especially 60 years into the future. With that in mind, environmental scientists have developed a web-based app that can tell people living in one of 540 cities in Canada or the continental United States how their homes will transform by the year 2080—and which modern-day city it is most likely to resemble. For example, residents of Washington, D.C., can expect a climate in the 2080s that resembles the current climate in Paragould, Arkansas, about 132 kilometers northwest of Memphis, Tennessee.New patent win for University of California upends CRISPR legal battleThe University of California has received good news on a patent for the invention of the genome editor known as CRISPR: As STAT reports, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia, posted a “notice of allowance” last week for the school’s CRISPR patent, which it originally applied for in March 2013. The patent, which will likely move the fierce legal war over CRISPR closer to a peace treaty, should be officially issued within the next 2 months.last_img read more

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