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2010-04-21 10:00:00

Speakers include Mike Mullen, Michael Leiter, and Michael Chertoff WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute Homeland Security Program announces its first annual forum on homeland security and counterterrorism, the 2010 Aspen Security Forum. From June 28 - June 30, at the Institute's signature campus in Aspen, Colorado, more than 50 top-level government officials, industry leaders, and leading thinkers will discuss and debate key issues regarding aviation...

2010-03-09 06:00:00

ASPEN, Colo., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- To some, spring is the best time to be in the mountains and Ski.com (http://www.ski.com), North America's largest provider of mountain vacations, offers everything needed for the perfect hassle-free spring skiing vacation. More snow typically falls in March than in any other month and daytime conditions are typically warm and sunny. Off the mountain, visitors and locals alike embrace the outdoors by taking advantage of festivals featuring live music,...

2010-03-03 13:20:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspen Dental Management, Inc. (ADMI) announced today that the company, its employees and allied Aspen Dental practices would donate more than $52,000 to the American Red Cross as a result of its "An Hour for Haiti" program. "An Hour for Haiti" was a voluntary program launched by ADMI in late January that gave ADMI employees as well as employees of allied Aspen Dental practices the option of donating the equivalent of one hour's pay to the American...

2010-02-25 07:05:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gas money for your tank doesn't grow on trees, but one day you might be filling up with fuel that does. A team of researchers at the University of Maryland, College Park, and Bowie State University is working on ways to turn poplar trees into high-yield crops for biofuels including ethanol, the renewable biofuel used in gasoline blends and flex-fuel vehicles. The hybrid trees would be grown on plantations and harvested without...

2010-01-26 09:23:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the growing humanitarian crisis following the recent earthquake in Haiti, Aspen Dental Management, Inc. (ADMI) announced today that it was launching "An Hour for Haiti," a voluntary program that gives Aspen Dental employees the option of donating the equivalent of one hour's pay to the American Red Cross for Haiti relief and development. Aspen Dental will match employee donations with a dollar-for-dollar contribution of up to $75,000....

2010-01-05 06:00:00

ASPEN, Colo., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Ski.com (http://www.ski.com), North America's largest provider of mountain vacations, today introduced their powerful Ski Flex (http://www.ski.com/skiflex) tool which enables users to search through up to 60 days worth of lodging rates or lodging and lift ticket package pricing to find the travel dates and price that work best for them. Ski Flex is perfect for skiers and riders with flexible travel dates because it helps them find the best deal on...

2009-12-10 05:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- VH1 has teamed up again with High Noon Entertainment, the producers of the hit series "VH1 Tough Love," for a new docu-soap style series "Secrets of Aspen." The show will explore the lives of six single women who live in America's most renowned resort town - Aspen, Colorado. Known as a playground for the rich and famous, Aspen has become one of the country's most expensive zip codes to live in. However, not everyone living in this small...

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2009-12-04 09:45:00

The rising level of atmospheric carbon dioxide may be fueling more than climate change. It could also be making some trees grow like crazy. That is the finding of a new study of natural stands of quaking aspen, one of North America's most important and widespread deciduous trees. The study, by scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Minnesota at Morris (UMM) and published today (Dec. 4) in the journal Global Change Biology, shows that elevated levels of...

2009-11-09 10:29:00

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspen Aerogels has been awarded a contract from Technip to supply Spaceloft® advanced aerogel thermal insulation for the Caesar-Tonga subsea tieback to the Constitution spar, located in Green Canyon 680, in the Gulf of Mexico. The tieback system consists of two pipe-in-pipe (PIP) insulated oil flowlines (referred to as North and South Caesar-Tonga flowlines) connected to two insulated flexible risers that originate from the...

2009-09-29 06:45:00

WHEATON, Ill., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Golden Aspen" (published by AuthorHouse), the charming new children's book by Cheryl A. Price, follows the life of a small tree nestled within the Colorado Rockies, and its struggle to be accepted by the other trees in the mountains. The small tree's tale is chronicled through Price's whimsical prose and captured visually with lively, colorful illustrations. The small tree stood three feet tall, towered over by the taller cedars and...