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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...

2014-03-24 12:25:38

Trailblazing Scientist and Her Work Also Star in the Upcoming IMAX® Nature Documentary Island of Lemurs: Madagascar Premiering April 4 STONY BROOK, N.Y., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stony Brook University's 2014 "Stars of Stony Brook" Gala will honor devoted primatologist and conservationist Dr. Patricia C. Wright, on Wednesday, April 16 at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers in New York City. As she is being feted by her University, Dr. Wright will be enjoying stardom of another...

2014-03-20 23:00:42

New Jersey Institute of Technology and WebTeam Corporation, a New Jersey-based IT company, have signed an agreement to collaboratively design and develop a customizable learning device that will help children with autism spectrum disorder master a range of skills-building lessons contained in the device’s embedded educational software. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology and WebTeam Corporation, a New Jersey-based IT company, have signed an agreement to...

2014-03-19 23:02:08

The world needs more girls in STEM education so iD Tech Camps has an initiative to award over 100 girls with scholarships to attend their fun, co-ed, summer tech program. At iD Tech Camps, girls will program apps, design video games, build robots, code in C++ and Java, produce movies, and more at universities throughout the country. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 iD Tech, the national leader in summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education for kids and teens, is spearheading...


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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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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