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Science News Archive - April 22, 2011

Everyone has a little cowboy in them and the Yellowstone gateway community of Dubois, WY recently chosen as one of America's most Western towns, is home of Absaroka Family Vacations which is here to show folks the cowboy way, and give you the Yellowstone Family Vacation of a lifetime. Dubois, WY (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 High up in the Rocky Mountains of Wyoming lies the quaint little Yellowstone gateway community of Dubois, WY.

Athletic Trainers' Society of New Jersey releases the first interactive online concussion course for athletic trainers in New Jersey Wayne, NJ (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 The Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey (ATSNJ), a leading resource in concussion education for health care professionals, athletes, coaches and parents, announced today it has forged a relationship with The Rehberg Konin Group, LLC, a medical consulting firm that specializes in providing expert advice in the area of sport safety and injury prevention, to help introduce “Concussion Wise™” an online concussion education program designed for athletic trainers and other health care professionals.

Open, global contest launched to create a design and prototype for a $300 House. The challenge is to find innovative ways to design a simple dwelling that can be constructed for under $300 which keeps a family safe, allows them to sleep at night, and gives them both a home and a sense of dignity.

Earth Knowledge, a leading information technology firm, today unveiled its new Earth Knowledge Portal using its proprietary WISSDOM™ (World Information Systems Socially Delivered via Online Media) technology (http://www.earthknowledge.com), which provides access to expert earth and world information for businesses and organizations that need it. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 Earth Knowledge, a leading information technology firm, today unveiled its new Earth Knowledge Portal using its proprietary WISSDOM™ (World Information Systems Socially Delivered via Online Media) technology (http://www.earthknowledge.com), which provides access to expert earth and world information for businesses and organizations that need it. The Earth Knowledge Portal (http://www.earthknowledge.net) makes it easy for science experts and neophytes alike to easily survey the day’s global environmental news.

In Response To Chesapeake Energy's April 20th Gas Drilling Accident In Northeast Pennsylvania, Concerned Individuals Are Joining Forces with the Marcellus Shale Oil and Gas Litigation Group At A Good Friday Press Conference, Calling Upon Community Leaders To Stand Up For Safety And Protect The Rights, Lives And Property Of Local Residents. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 At 2:00pm EST on April 22, 2011, Good Friday, directly across the street from Chesapeake Energy’s office at 39 Fox Chase Drive in Towanda, Pennsylvania, a group of individuals and families suffering from the negative effects of oil and gas drilling will assemble to issue a public plea to their County Commissioners, the Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and his administration: now is the time to place a temporary moratorium on drilling until the most recent accident has been thoroughly investigated and the full impact has been properly assessed.

The Cohen Foundation is a non-profit organization in North Carolina, based in the Mecklenburg County area, that provides education to families and Communities of Children diagnosed with Narcolepsy with Cataplexy, Support Groups, support in obtaining a cure for Narcolepsy and provides financial relief towards medical expenses for families of children with diagnosis. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 The Cohen Foundation, Inc.

Dr. Askew established Breastpath.com, a free online community committed to making breast disease more understandable, whether it is a benign fibroadenoma, fibrocystic disease or breast cancer. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 Dr. J. B. Askew has worked as a pathologist for 35 years.

The 1200 page full color catalog features over 100,000 control products in diverse areas such as industrial instrumentation, process controls, HVAC controls and industrial valves from the industry’s leading and most respected manufacturers. Asbury Park, NJ (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 Industrial Controls Distributors, LLC is pleased to announce the release of a new sourcebook for its customers in the Southeast region.

Isuzu agrees to three-year renewal to continue all IT support and services Irvine, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 Partners Consulting Services, Inc.

Stephen Press, DC, PhD, was the honoree last week in Rio de Janeiro, at the World Congress of Chiropractic, by representatives of 100 national associations, for founding the International Federation of Sports Chiropractic, known as "FICS". Englewood, NJ (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 At the World Chiropractic Congress in Rio de Janeiro, last week, the representatives of some 100 national Chiropractic Associations met to hold the World meetings of the two agencies which represent the Chiropractic profession at the World level; the World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC) and FICS, the International Federation of Sports Chiropractic.

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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