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2014-04-01 23:29:49

Does technology make our lives better? Or more chaotic? La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Essayist, novelist and world adventurer Pico Iyer will address his doubts about technology at an upcoming presentation puckishly titled, “Weapons of Mass Distraction: Keeping our Sanity and Balance in a High-Speed, Displacing World,” set for Thursday, May 15, at UC San Diego. Free and open to the public, the presentation starts at 7 pm, in the UC San Diego Price Center East Ballroom. Iyer’s...

2014-04-01 23:25:48

Tech Talent South, an Atlanta-based code education startup, has announced new initiatives for getting more teachers and women involved in the tech community. With intensive courses and training programs focused on web development, the startup aims to make learning code more accessible to both educators and women. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Tech Talent South, an Atlanta-based code education startup, has announced new initiatives for getting more teachers and women involved in the...

2014-03-29 23:04:06

On April 9, noted biomedical researcher Stephen C. Cowin will describe a promising model for studying nutrient transport from the vascular system to bone tissue, transport that has a direct bearing on the prevention of bone loss. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Preventing bone deterioration is a critical aspect of combating osteoporosis, improving bone implants, and even making long-term space flight possible, such as voyages to Mars and beyond. On April 9, noted biomedical researcher...

2014-03-28 16:21:52

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At Thursday's Board of Trustees meeting at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, athletics took center stage. Six student-athletes stepped forward to share their day-in-the-life experiences, and Chancellor Carol L. Folt outlined six areas in which the University plans to better serve student-athletes moving forward. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140328/CG93409 "Shaping what it means to be a truly great research...

2014-03-26 23:30:50

Doctors Dallas and Debra Stout of DoctorS Nonprofit Consulting, are celebrating their 10th year in business as nonprofit consultants in 2014 with a pledge to donate at least $20,000.00 to charity. The Stouts note that so far they have donated roughly $14,000.00 towards their goal. Fullerton, California (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Doctors Dallas and Debra Stout, of DoctorS Nonprofit Consulting, are celebrating their 10th year in business as nonprofit consultants in 2014 with a pledge to donate...

2014-03-26 23:30:16

Technology Association of Georgia honors 40 companies for innovation and contributions to the state’s technology community. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, today announced CallRail as one of its Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia. TAG’S Top 40 Awards recognize Georgia-based technology companies for...

2014-03-26 23:24:39

Program to Provide Training to Midwest-based Researchers and Engineers to Help Them Move Ideas Out of the Lab and into the Market Detroit, MI (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 NextEnergy will work in partnership with Michigan I-Corps, a program of the University of Michigan College of Engineering Center for Entrepreneurship, to conduct the I-Corps Energy and Transportation training program at NextEnergy beginning May 20, 2014. I-Corps, or Innovation Corps, is a National Science Foundation-funded...

2014-03-26 23:01:20

The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has been awarded nearly a quarter of a million dollars for the new Research Experience for Undergraduates site for hands-on research on topics including unmanned vehicles used to clear buildings and in search and rescue operations; antennas for use in ground-penetrating radars and land mind detection; bio-medical imagery for tumor detection; renewable energy resources; and wireless communications and networking. Aimed at expanding the...

2014-03-26 12:26:08

SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal Humanities has announced the recipients of the 2014 California Documentary Project (CDP) grant awards. This year Cal Humanities has awarded $350,000 to thirteen film, radio, and new media projects. The projects range from a public radio series documenting California's regional food and culture; to a film about anti-tax activist Howard Jarvis and Proposition 13; to a film about the changes in California's Three Strikes Law....

2014-03-24 23:28:05

Cancer Fighting Drug Development Company Closes $12 Million Funding Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), part of the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin (UT), is pleased today to announce the admittance of Aeglea BioTherapeutics to its Bio/Health Sciences Portfolio. Aeglea BioTherapeutics is an early-stage drug development company working on novel cancer fighting treatments which recently raised $12 million in financing. “We are...


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Martin J. Fettman
2012-10-27 13:48:02

Martin Joseph Fettman was selected as a Payload Specialist candidate by NASA in December of 1991 because of his life’s dedication to pathology. He continues today with his dedication by bringing awareness to science in space to many public forums. Fettman was born in Brooklyn, New York on December 31, 1965. He attended Midwood High School in Brooklyn, New York and graduated in 1973. He went on to further his academics at Cornell University. His focus was animal nutrition and in 1976, he...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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