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2014-07-15 23:01:32

The technology is here. Iowa City, Iowa's, economic development organization ICAD Group (the Iowa City Area Development Group) is working with local government and the state of Iowa to try and make Iowa a haven for research and development of self-driving vehicles. Iowa City, Iowa (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Working with the State of Iowa, the Iowa City Area Development (ICAD) Group is spreading the message that the state of Iowa can be a haven for research and development of self-driving...

2014-07-15 12:34:33

NEW DELHI, India, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - First of its kind landmark agreement between two educational institutions to collaborate for B.Tech and MS degree programs in the area of computer science and computer engineering Established with a vision to bring about innovation in higher education and learning in emerging areas of the knowledge society, the not-for-profit NIIT University (NU) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of...

2014-07-15 08:29:08

AUSTIN, Texas, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Professional Development Center at The University of Texas at Austin (UT PDC) is pleased to announce the fall launch of their new offering - the Medical Interpreter Certificate Program (MICP). This 40-hour program will be conducted on The University of Texas at Austin campus in a bootcamp-style week of classes. This MICP is taught in a small class format by an industry-experienced instructor and designed to allow students to receive...

2014-07-11 12:25:34

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of California scientists will update and expand their forecast of the California drought's economic impacts on agriculture at a National Press Club Newsmaker news conference on Tuesday, July 15, in the club's Zenger Room at 11 a.m. Eastern time, 8 a.m. Pacific and 9 a.m. Central. The event also will be webcast live at www.visualwebcaster.com/CAdrought http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO New data shows where the...

2014-07-11 08:22:18

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, researchers from 19 land-grant universities received the Western Region Award of Excellence for their collaboration on a multistate water conservation and sustainable microirrigation (MI) project at a ceremony in South Lake Tahoe, Nev. Droughts and water shortages are common problems for farmers in Western region states, but MI systems help farmers irrigate land more efficiently. "To many, the Multistate Research...

2014-07-10 23:10:42

Penn State for the first time this summer is hosting a Summer Academy for high school students from across Pennsylvania who are blind or visually impaired. The free program runs from July 13 to August 1. University Park, PA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Imagine venturing across a high-ropes course for the first time, balancing on cables two stories above the ground. Now imagine doing it if you were blind. A high-ropes course is just one of many challenges on tap this summer for students...

2014-07-02 23:00:57

The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four explores guilt and personal forgiveness, focusing on a man from St. Louis, Mo. who felt responsible for his siblings’ deaths. Unable to deal with the guilt, David became an excessive eater, eventually reaching 413 pounds. This episode documents his yearlong physical and emotional transformation. AURORA, CO (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four explores guilt and personal forgiveness,...

2014-07-01 08:30:50

Powered by University Alliance, this 100% online for-credit certificate is designed to improve leadership skills and strengthen critical thinking to affect positive change at the local, state or national levels TAMPA, Fla., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Public safety and law enforcement professionals can prepare to climb the ranks or transition into new roles with the new For-Credit Graduate Certificate in Public Safety and Law Enforcement Leadership available 100% online from the...

2014-07-01 08:27:47

COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland marks its historic move to the Big Ten Conference today with an on-campus celebration. UMD students, faculty, staff and community members will join together to commemorate the transition at an event with performances by The Mighty Sound of Maryland Marching Band and UMD Spirit Squad. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130808/DC61542LOGO The event, taking place from 12 - 1:30 p.m. on Mitchell Field, will...

2014-06-30 23:19:52

Girlstart honors four women who have made significant impacts in their fields and communities utilizing their STEM education. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Girlstart has announced the recipients of its second annual Women in STEM Awards, honoring four women who have made significant impacts in their fields and communities utilizing their STEM education. The award recipients will be honored as part of Game Changers, Girlstart’s annual luncheon event, which takes place this year on...


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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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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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