Latest Brian Fisher Stories

2014-05-14 23:07:39

A Powerful Business Acumen Development Simulation for Hospital Leaders, Managers and Staff Member St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Paradigm Learning, a leader in working with clients to align employees around strategic vision and develop their business-critical skills, has announced that it will now be offering its flagship Zodiak business acumen development approach in a comprehensive, customizable, systems-oriented solution for healthcare organizations. At the heart of the...

2014-02-19 12:27:33

Announces six new solid-state lighting clients to its roster--demonstrating PR agency's expansion of communications strategies to this high-growth industry SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MCA Public Relations, a leading high-tech global public relations and marketing solutions agency serving the semiconductor, microelectronics, life science and flat-panel display industries, announced it has launched a new solid-state lighting (SSL) practice specifically designed to...

California Academy Of Sciences Described 91 New Species In 2013
2013-12-20 16:26:05

California Academy of Sciences In 2013, researchers at the California Academy of Sciences discovered 91 new plant and animal species and two new genera, enriching our understanding of the complex web of life on Earth and strengthening our ability to make informed conservation decisions. The new species, previously unknown to science, include 38 different ants, 12 fishes, 14 plants, eight beetles, two spiders, one reptile, and one amphibian. In addition, Academy scientists discovered a new...

AntWeb To Catalogue Ant Species In 3D
2012-06-11 09:05:46

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com A biologist from the California Academy of Sciences is leading the effort to create an online catalogue of ant species in the form of high resolution, three dimensional images. In building the catalogue, Brian Fisher, the self-described “ant guy”, and his team have been creating high definition mosaics of every ant species they could get their hands on. After starting the database with 8,000 species in the U.S., the team has kicked off their...

2009-12-15 09:02:14

Ranging from mosses to eels, spanning four continents and two oceans, these discoveries add to the family tree of life on Earth In 2009, researchers at the California Academy of Sciences added 94 new relatives to our family tree. The new species include 65 arthropods, 14 plants, eight fishes, five sea slugs, one coral, and one fossil mammal. They were described by two dozen Academy scientists along with several dozen international collaborators. Proving that there are still plenty of places...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.