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2014-07-24 23:04:46

Exhibit and Website Inspire Families to Look Up, Explore the Sun, the Moon and the Stars Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Boston Children’s Museum opens a new exhibit on Saturday, July 26, My Sky, funded by NASA and created through a partnership between Boston Children’s Museum and Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. The exhibit is an immersive and inspiring traveling exhibit designed to engage adults and children, ages 5 – 10, in early investigations of astronomical science....

2014-07-24 12:28:02

Mr. Zakrzewski is a Seasoned Life Sciences Leader BOSTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GliaCure, Inc., a company focused on developing novel, non-neuronal therapies for a range of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, announced today that it has appointed Joseph S. Zakrzewski to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Zakrzewksi brings more than 20 years of experience to his new role as a director of GliaCure. He has held various executive positions in the biotechnology and...

2014-07-24 08:35:03

ABC Shark Daymond John to host competition sponsored by Philips Healthcare BOSTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boston Children's Hospital's Global Pediatric Summit + Awards, Taking on Tomorrow (#PedInno14), will feature an "Innovation Tank" - a forum designed to give pediatric health care innovators an opportunity to pitch their business or product solution to a panel of acclaimed judges for consideration of funding and feedback on how to accelerate the innovation and...

2014-07-23 23:31:07

Consero Global, providing fully managed F&A solutions for fast-growth, high-tech companies, is bringing its award-winning CFO support to Boston. It ranges from strategic advisory services to back office transactional work and more. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Austin, Texas--Consero Global, providing fully managed F&A solutions for fast-growth, high-tech companies, is bringing its award-winning CFO support to Boston. It ranges from strategic advisory services to back office...

2014-07-23 23:09:14

Entities Team Up to Educate Primary Care Clinicians On the Latest Advances in Ultrasound to Advance Patient Care Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 DBC Pri-Med LLC, the leading provider of professional medical education to a community of more than 260,000 clinicians and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Ultrasound Institute will launch a national continuing medical education (CME) curriculum to educate and train practicing primary care clinicians about new advancements in...

2014-07-23 12:28:17

With the same prices as in-store, and deliveries in just 20-40 minutes, Drizly is revolutionizing how Denverites buy beer, wine and liquor BOSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drizly, the premier smartphone app for fast, convenient alcohol delivery, today announced expansion to its fifth major American city, as it unveiled service in Denver, Colo. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140515/87903 The Mile High City joins Boston, New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles as the cities...

2014-07-23 12:26:37

Strong momentum during the first half of 2014 propelled by new clients and growing demand for mobile application management technology BOSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apperian(®), Inc., the leading platform for securing, distributing and managing enterprise mobile apps, announced today that it has facilitated more than one million enterprise app downloads for customers through its mobile application management platform. The company continues to shatter growth and revenue...

2014-07-23 08:36:55

Pioneering Social Work Institution Extends its Reach to Help Fill National Need for Qualified Clinical Social Work Professionals BOSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simmons College School of Social Work announced today that its inaugural class of students has begun courses in SocialWork@Simmons, the school's online Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) program. In 1904, Simmons College became the first college in the country to offer a clinical social work program; today the Simmons School of...

2014-07-23 08:28:58

BOSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SHIFT Communications, an award-winning integrated communications agency, is proud to add MetTel, a leading provider of IP-enabled communications solutions, to its client roster. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140121/NE48653LOGO MetTel bundles a wide selection of communications technologies into innovative and customized solutions for enterprise customers. By converging all communications over a proprietary network, MetTel enables...

2014-07-22 16:27:10

BOSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston received the American Hospital Association's (AHA) inaugural Equity of Care Award for its efforts to reduce health care disparities and promote diversity within the organization's leadership and staff. The award was presented July 21 at the Health Forum-AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego. To view the Digital Media Release, please click here:...


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2012-06-14 14:03:52

Symbol: PATR6 Group: Dicot Family: Vitaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Vine Native Status: L48    I CAN    I? Synonyms:   AMTR3 Ampelopsis tricuspidata Siebold & Zucc. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CT, DC, IL, KY, MA, MN, NJ, NY, PA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision...

2012-06-15 03:29:25

Symbol: NEEX Group: Fern Family: Dryopteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N HI    N PR    N VI    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, FL, LA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class  ...

2012-06-15 03:29:28

Symbol: NEEXE Group: Fern Family: Dryopteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N PR    N VI    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, FL, LA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order...

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Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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