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2015-05-06 08:38:23

Grand Prize Winners Take Home $5,500 Apiece for Creating Innovative Education and Healthcare Applications for Augmented Reality Smart Glasses LONG BEACH, Calif., May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-05-06 08:32:27

Company to highlight its lead immuno-oncology program and versatile antibody discovery platform to leading family offices and foundations seeking high-impact investments SAN CARLOS,

2015-05-06 08:25:11

Leading Residential Solar Company Now Offering Affordable Solar Service in Additional Regions Serviced by State's Municipal Power Companies SAN FRANCISCO, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-05-06 08:25:02

Komax Custody Transfer Mixer offers better technology and uniform sampling HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- There are few industries where every dollar truly counts,

2015-05-06 08:24:25

Recognized for Making a Net Positive Contribution to Communities, Society and the Environment SAN JOSE, Calif., May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Acknowledging SunPower Corp.

2015-05-06 08:21:12

~Proprietary technology capable of reducing NOx emissions by 90%~ VANCOUVER, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Cummins Westport (CWI) announced it will begin field tests this year

2015-05-06 08:20:59

MagneGas® Fuel will be Used for Railway Repairs and Construction as a Replacement for Acetylene TAMPA, Fla., May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company")

2015-05-06 04:20:43

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- LDK Solar CO., Ltd.

2015-05-05 23:09:05

VA Palo Alto Health Care System is proud to support the 2015 OSHA National Safety Stand Down by hosting an awareness and education event at its Palo Alto Division on May 6, 2015, from 9:00 am

2015-05-05 23:07:27

Shmoop’s full text eBooks allow students to read classic works of literature alongside in-depth analysis and summary of difficult passages. Mountain View,


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California Red-Legged Frog, Rana draytonii
2014-11-04 10:42:18

The California Red-Legged Frog (Rana draytonii) is a species of frog that is now native to California. It was previously considered a subspecies of the Northern Red-Legged Frog (Rana aurora). The frog is an IUCN vulnerable species, and a federally listed threatened species of the United States. This frog can be found in California and extreme northern Baja California, northwestern Mexico. It now occurs most commonly along the northern and southern Coast Ranges, and in isolated areas in the...

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...

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Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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