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2014-02-24 16:26:20

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bracken Engineering announced today that it is relocating its northwest Florida office from Tallahassee to Panama City. Starting on March 1(st), all new assignments in northwest Florida will be handled through their Panama City office with the goal to better serve those clients throughout the entire Florida panhandle and lower Alabama region. New assignments can be submitted through the website or by calling (850) 254-0770. "When it comes to...

Ferns Herbivore Defense
2012-11-21 13:00:05

Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology Unlike flowering plants, bracken ferns do not release any odor signals to attract the enemies of their attackers for their own benefit. They dominated the earth for 200 million years and numerous different species can still be found all over the world: mosses, horsetails and ferns. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology in Jena, Germany, have now found out that bracken ferns (Pteridium aquilinum) do not release any...

2009-11-02 10:44:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- HCA has announced that Richard M. Bracken will become chairman of HCA's board of directors, effective December 15, 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050825/CLTH069LOGO ) Bracken will replace Jack O. Bovender, Jr., 64, who will retire from the company, effective that same date. In addition, R. Milton Johnson, HCA's chief financial officer and executive vice president, was elected to the board of directors, also effective...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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