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2014-07-07 23:00:50

ASRC Federal InuTeq has been awarded the High Performance Computing Modernization Program Defense Research Engineering Network contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville. Beltsville, MD (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, has awarded the High Performance Computing Modernization Program Defense Research Engineering Network contract to ASRC Federal InuTeq. The five-year contract,...

2014-01-22 04:22:06

Conference Rental's office located in Beltsville, Maryland supports all-size events in the area. The company announced this week an increase in their local equipment inventory in order to respond to the rising demand for conferencing technology, especially for multilingual events. WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Conference Rental's office located in Beltsville, Maryland has emerged as a key rental center for the San Francisco-based company. Originally opened in 2012,...

2013-12-17 23:21:16

In support of U.S. service members, Beltsville-based software company sponsors the annual Military Bowl and hosts a tailgate for job-seeking veterans Beltsville, MD (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS), a leading provider of cloud-based marketing and public relations software, today announced its Presenting Sponsorship of the Maryland Sports Radio Network Military Bowl Broadcast on Dec. 27, 2013. Presented by Northrop Grumman, the Military Bowl is an annual, post-season...

Behavior Of Bed Bugs Being Studied For New Management Tactics
2013-02-11 11:56:12

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Learning more about the behavior of bed bugs is one approach being used by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists to identify compounds to help control these pests. The resurgence of bed bugs over the last decade has caused problems in major U.S. cities where they infest homes, apartments, hotels, shelters and even places of work. The small, blood-feeding insects are not known to transmit diseases, but they can cause severe reactions in...

Controlling The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, USDA's Top-ranked Invasive Insect
2013-01-07 12:18:56

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) First detected in the United States a decade ago, the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) is now in at least 39 states, is wreaking havoc in homes and gardens, and is a major economic threat to orchard fruits, garden vegetables and row crops. It's no wonder the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) ranks this pest as its top "invasive insect of interest." But help may be on the way: USDA scientists at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Invasive...

Dressing U.S. Troops To Protect Against Attacks From Insects
2012-12-03 16:48:39

U.S. Department of Agriculture Outfitting soldiers with clothing that effectively repels or kills insects is one of the strategies U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are using to help protect U.S. military personnel deployed overseas against disease-transmitting mosquitoes and sand flies. As part of the Deployed War-Fighter Protection Research Program, scientists at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology (CMAVE)...

One Of America's Most Popular Vegetables Improved
2012-10-25 09:49:14

Potatoes with higher levels of beneficial carotenoids are the result of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) studies to improve one of America's most popular vegetables. Scientists with USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) bred yellow potatoes with carotenoid levels that are two to three times higher than those of the popular Yukon Gold yellow-fleshed potato variety. ARS plant geneticist Kathy Haynes and nutritionist Beverly Clevidence did the research at the agency's Henry A....

2012-09-07 23:01:19

AiNET Innovations Recognized For Prestigious Award Beltsville, MD (PRWEB) September 06, 2012 The Daily Record, a 124 year-old legal and business information publisher based in Baltimore, MD, announced that AiNET´s CEO Deepak Jain was selected as one of its 2012 Innovators of the Year. The 10 year-old competition has a rigorous selection process in which readers, economic development agencies and state and local business community members nominate candidates whose innovations made a...

2012-05-21 23:01:17

Deepak Jain, president of AiNET, offers a peek into a facility certified according to the Telecommunications Industry Association-942 Tier IV standards, the highest level of data center reliability. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 AiNET, an innovator in data centers, cloud services and fiber networks, in tandem with the 7x24 Exchange, a leader in knowledge exchange for those who build, operate and maintain mission-critical information infrastructures, will provide a tour and talk on...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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