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2014-08-04 12:23:16

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that it will be collaborating with the Clearinghouse for the Open Research of the United States (CHORUS) as a component of its model for providing public access to peer-reviewed articles that report on DOE-funded research. CHORUS is a collaborative service developed by the not-for-profit organization CHOR, Inc. to provide easy public access to scholarly works. "Powered by the robust...

2010-03-30 07:25:00

SANTA FE, N.M., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Serious science researchers can now receive information about new DOE resources relevant to them via the new alerts service at the DOE Science Accelerator (http://scienceaccelerator.gov). Users of the free service, powered by federated search pioneer Deep Web Technologies' Explorit Research Accelerator, create a personalized profile of searches related to their areas of interest. The service performs these searches on users' behalf every week and...

2010-03-08 14:16:00

NORRIS, Tenn., March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nature will be on display during the Tennessee Valley Authority's annual spring wildflower walks at Norris Dam on Saturday, March 27, and Saturday, April 3. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO ) The guided walks are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. EDT at the River Bluff Small Wild Area along the Clinch River west of Norris Dam. The walks are free and are hosted by TVA in conjunction with Ijam's Nature...

2008-07-25 12:01:05

By Darren Dunlap, The Knoxville News Sentinel, Tenn. Jul. 24--As a student, Michelle Adkisson rose early for class at Roane State Community College's site in Harriman, drove about 30 minutes from Morgan County to get there, and stayed after classes in Harriman to work a part-time job until 10 p.m. The county's students will have less of a drive and better access to education with the opening of Roane State's new campus in Wartburg, Tenn., said Adkisson, who has worked for the...

2006-05-20 11:06:34

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A coal mine explosion in southeastern Kentucky early on Saturday killed five people, a U.S. mine safety official said, making this the deadliest year for U.S. coal country since 2001. The explosion happened at about 1:30 a.m. (0530 GMT) at a mine operated by Kentucky Darby LLC, Mine Safety and Health Administration spokeswoman Amy Louviere said. State and federal mine safety officials have been dispatched to the scene, she said. "One (miner) walked out on his...

2006-02-26 14:24:37

By Monica Medel SAN JUAN DE SABINAS, Mexico (Reuters) - Relatives of 65 workers killed in a Mexico coal mine explosion abandoned an emotional week-long vigil at the mine's gates on Sunday after finally being told all the men were dead. The explosion early last Sunday sent temperatures up above 1,100 degrees F. (600 degrees Celsius) and filled the Pasta de Conchos mine in the northern state of Coahuila with lethal levels of methane and carbon monoxide. After six days of frantic...

2006-02-25 21:39:16

By Monica Medel SAN JUAN DE SABINAS, Mexico (Reuters) - The 65 men trapped by a Mexican coal mine explosion six days ago cannot possibly have survived their ordeal underground and are all dead, mine owners said on Saturday. The Grupo Mexico company said that while no bodies had yet been found, tests showed there was almost no oxygen inside the mine's shafts and tunnels and no hope of finding survivors from the explosion last Sunday. "We are moving on to the hard task of the physical...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.