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2014-02-24 12:22:17

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the installation of LED fixtures, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's, Thompson-Boling Arena is one of the first in the world to feature lights that are smaller, brighter and up to 85 percent more efficient than conventional arena metal halide lights. The technology--developed and manufactured by Oak Ridge-based LED North America at the Tech 20/20 incubator facility in Oak Ridge, incorporating an Oak Ridge National...

2014-02-20 08:32:32

LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cultivated mammalian cells, known as "mammalian fermentation," have become the dominant system for the production of recombinant proteins for clinical applications. To bring these products to market involves significant effort and continuous advances in process development. These efforts aim to increase the level of product understanding and identify those key quality attributes that help in reproducing product batches. (Photo:...

2014-02-20 08:28:10

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Solutions, Inc. (RSSS), a pioneer in facilitating the flow of information from the publishers of scientific, technical, and medical content to enterprise customers in Life Sciences and other research intensive organizations around the world, today announced that company President and CEO Peter Derycz has joined the International Advisory Council at the School of Library & Information Science at San Jose State University (SJSU)....

2014-02-19 12:32:25

Curriculum Focuses on Knowledge Needed to Navigate Important Software Utilized in Legal Technological Environment IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- University of California, Irvine Extension launches two new four-week online courses which focus on the foundational and practical knowledge needed for navigating critical software in legal technology. Technology skills are vitally important to job readiness as they are highly valued by employers. Courses are designed for...

2014-02-19 12:26:43

Complaint Details School's Lack of Cause For Firing, and Retaliation After She Demanded Equality in Athletics SAN DIEGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys for former San Diego State University (SDSU) coach Mary Elizabeth "Beth" Burns filed suit against the university today in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego. The complaint details Burns' unlawful termination by the California State University (CSU) and SDSU in April 2013, following 16 years of success as...

2014-02-18 23:32:10

Career Step has partnered with California State University, Fresno to offer its online Professional Medical Coding and Billing through the Fresno State, Continuing and Global Education department. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has partnered with California State University, Fresno to offer its online Professional Medical Coding and Billing to Fresno State’s students. This partnership allows...

2014-02-18 23:29:40

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s (UMBC) Cybersecurity Graduate Programs Virtual Information Session provides an opportunity for individuals to learn about UMBC’s Cybersecurity Master in Professional Studies and Graduate Certificate Programs, offered at UMBC’s Rockville campus at The Universities at Shady Grove. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 UMBC-Shady Grove’s Cybersecurity Graduate Programs’ Virtual Information Session will be held on Wednesday, April 2,...

2014-02-17 23:24:10

A study conducted with UCR Baseball Team demonstrates that Carrot Neurotechnology Inc.'s interactive vision training game ULTIMEYES® produces improved vision and quantifiable real world benefits. Calabasas, CA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Carrot Neurotechnology, Inc. today announced that the peer-reviewed journal Current Biology published the results of a study entitled “Improved vision and on-field performance in baseball through perceptual learning,” in the February 17th...

2014-02-17 23:03:36

The fourth annual Arizona Solar Summit will focus on introducing innovative policies, programs and technologies that are critical to reshaping Arizona’s energy markets. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 What: Arizona Solar Summit IV When: 7:30 am – 6 pm, Thursday, February 20, 2014 Where: ASU SkySong, 1475 N. Scottsdale Rd. RM 150, Scottsdale, AZ 85257 Cost: Members of the media may attend this catered event at no cost; RSVP via media contacts (noted below) Why: The...

2014-02-16 23:03:33

San Rafael City Schools (SRCS), located in the North Bay region of the San Francisco Bay area, chose Infinite Campus as its student information system (SIS). With more than 6,200 students, SRCS will now be able to achieve its goals of streamlining professional developments, simplifying processes and improving district communication among its 12 schools. (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 San Rafael City Schools (SRCS), located in the North Bay region of the San Francisco Bay area, chose Infinite...


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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
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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