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Astronomers Capture First-Ever Image Of A Nova's Exploding Fireball Stage

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Observations of the expanding thermonuclear fireball from a nova that erupted last year have resulted in the first ever images of an exploding star during this stage and revealed how the...

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2014-10-30 08:43:42

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC) today announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, senior notes under an automatic shelf registration statement on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/SF50413LOGO J.P. Morgan Securities LLC is acting as the sole book-running manager of the offering. KLA-Tencor has filed an effective...

2014-10-30 08:42:14

Company appoints three seasoned industry veterans to support expanding global operations LOS ALTOS, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Netskope, the leader in safe cloud enablement, today announced the appointment of three new executives to bolster its existing sales and marketing efforts. Effective immediately, the company has named Chris Andrews as its senior vice president of worldwide sales, Rick Holden as its vice president of business development and alliances, and Bob Gilbert as its...

2014-10-30 08:37:16

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARDX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on cardio-renal, gastrointestinal and metabolic diseases, today announced that it will report third quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, November 6, 2014. Following the announcement, the Ardelyx management team will host a live conference call and webcast at 4:30pm ET to review the Company's financial results and provide a business update....

2014-10-30 08:37:07

Nationwide survey illuminates public's perspective on delay SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Originally, the Affordable Care Act's open enrollment period for the 2015 plan year was scheduled to begin on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. However, the start date was later delayed by the Administration to Saturday, November 15, 2014, after the midterm elections held in early November. With the open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act less than a month...

2014-10-30 08:35:41

She Discusses Her Declining Health But Reserves Right Not to Take Life-Ending Medication PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Terminally ill 29-year-old Brittany Maynard has released a new video as part of her joint campaign with Compassion & Choices to expand access to death with dignity in California and other states nationwide. The video is available at http://bit.ly/BMaynardVid2. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141030/155412 Brittany has an aggressive, fatal...

2014-10-30 08:22:49

Findings also reveal where consumers turn once these vehicles reach their final resting place COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --In the spirit of Halloween, Experian Automotive today announced the top five metropolitan areas most haunted by "zombie," or discontinued, vehicle brands. The analysis shows that, overall, 5.9 percent of all 249.4 million vehicles in operation have been discontinued and are now driving among the undead. The metropolitan areas most haunted by...

2014-10-29 23:15:53

Priority Workforce upgrades from NOVAtime 2000 to NOVAtime 4000 SaaS with custom integration to the firm’s existing staffing and payroll software DIAMOND BAR, CALIF. (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 NOVAtime Technology, Inc. (http://www.novatime.com), provider of leading-edge workforce management solutions to over 16,000 organizations of all sizes, announced today that long-time NOVAtime customer Priority Workforce recently made the move from NOVAtime 2000 to NOVAtime 4000 Workforce Management...

2014-10-29 23:14:45

With models for cloning up to 24 SATA or IDE hard disk drives at a time, Aleratec’s newest duplicators now include real-time monitoring and logging for precise record keeping. Chatsworth, California (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Aleratec Inc., award-winning designer, developer and manufacturer of Portable Device Management (PDM) charge/sync products for mobile devices and professional-grade duplicators for hard disk drives, USB flash drives and Blu-ray/DVD/CD discs, announces four new...

2014-10-29 23:14:08

Upcoming San Marcos and Carlsbad, California Adult Stem Cell Lectures on Wednesday and Thursday, November 5 and 6, 2014. San Marcos and Carlsbad, California (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The Irvine Stem Cell Treatment Center announces a series of free public seminars on the use of adult stem cells for various chronic, degenerative and inflammatory conditions. They will be provided by Dr. Thomas A. Gionis, Surgeon-in-Chief. The seminars will be held on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, at 11:30am...

2014-10-29 23:12:17

Final Cut Pro X Developers have released and new plugin entitled ProContrast from Pixel Film Studios. Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Motion Graphics artists at Pixel Film Studios have announced the release of a new plugin ProContrast designed exclusively for Final Cut Pro X. “ProContrast is designed as a tool that can isolate the luminance of elements within FCPX” Said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios. “The ProContrast plugin is a perfect plugin for any...


Latest California Reference Libraries

Dendromecon
2014-10-29 11:01:49

Dendromecon is a genus of shrubs or small trees. The genus may also be referred as the Tree poppy. Dendromecon can be found in California and northern Baja California. Dendromecon plants typically produce evergreen leaves that grow between 3 and 10 centimeters long. Its leaves have a narrow oval shape and taper to a point towards the end. The genus is known to have flowers that are yellow in coloration and shed after pollination. The Dendromecon genus consists of Dendromecon harfordii...

Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog, Rana boylii
2014-09-16 08:43:34

The Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog (Rana boylii) is a small frog measuring about 1.46 to 3.2 inches. It belongs to the genus Rana within the Ranidae family. This species can be found from northern Oregon, down California’s west coast, and into Baja California, Mexico. Both the Columbia Spotted Frog and the Cascades Frog, also part of the Rana genus, reside in the northern regions of this frog’s territory. They show a preference for living in streams and rivers, and lay their eggs in masses...

Northern Red-Legged Frog, Rana aurora
2014-09-11 11:41:10

The Northern Red-Legged Frog (Rana aurora) is a species of amphibian whose range is the coastal region extending from southwest British Colombia to southern Mendocino County in Northern California, and is protected in British Colombia, Oregon, and California. Being a member of the genus Rana, this species of frog is considered a true frog, with characteristic smooth skin and a narrow waist. This frog needs still waters for breeding, and is rarely found at any great distance from its breeding...

Sierra National Forest
2014-07-31 09:31:42

Sierra National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California and extends along the western slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. It holds 1,300,000 acres of protected land that is divided into three ranger districts known as Bass lake Ranger District, High Sierra Ranger District, and Supervisor's Office. It was established in 1893 as the Sierra Forest Reserve, but in 1897, the reserve was split into two areas and it was renamed the Sierra South. It...

Shasta–Trinity National Forest
2014-07-31 09:18:57

Shasta-Trinity National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. It holds 2,210,485 acres of protected land, making it the largest national forest in its state, and five designated wilderness areas including Mount Shasta Wilderness, Trinity Alps Wilderness, and Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness. This forest was created in 1954, when the Trinity and Shasta National Forests were combined. Shasta-Trinity national Forest holds many features...

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