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Four JPL Suborbital Technology Payloads Chosen By NASA
2014-07-11 03:21:06

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory From hopping/tumbling robots to gecko-inspired adhesives, a variety of technologies have been chosen by NASA for flight on commercial reusable launch vehicles and a commercial parabolic aircraft. The selections were made through NASA's Flight Opportunities Program. The program gives these 13 space technology payloads, including four from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, a chance to be tested before they are used in the harsh...

2014-07-11 12:25:34

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of California scientists will update and expand their forecast of the California drought's economic impacts on agriculture at a National Press Club Newsmaker news conference on Tuesday, July 15, in the club's Zenger Room at 11 a.m. Eastern time, 8 a.m. Pacific and 9 a.m. Central. The event also will be webcast live at www.visualwebcaster.com/CAdrought http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO New data shows where the...

2014-07-11 12:24:44

TUSTIN, Calif., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal Dermatology Clinic Tustin announces Dr. Melissa Hall, Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) is receiving patients four days a week in Tustin, CA and continues to see cases once a month in San Luis Obispo, CA. Dr. Melissa Hall graduated from the School of Veterinary Medicine at University of California, Davis in 2006. While attending Davis, Dr. Hall was involved in many clubs and received numerous...

2014-07-11 08:27:30

Call for IoT & Privacy Experts to Submit Interest for Participation. SAN FRANCISCO, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the first Internet of Things Privacy Summit in Silicon Valley, California today, TRUSTe announced the formation of a multi-stakeholder IoT Privacy Tech Working Group to identify the technical standards and best practices necessary to help enhance consumer privacy in the Internet of Things (IoT). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140106/CL40095LOGO The goal of...

2014-07-11 08:27:22

California Community Colleges Organizing to Meet Demand SAN FRANCISCO, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Mid-Pacific ICT Center (MPICT) and the San Francisco Bay Center of Excellence today announced final release of the report, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Demand and Supply, Issues and Opportunities in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, which documents exceptional ICT industry and employment performance and growth. The report also documents exceptional capacity...

2014-07-11 08:26:32

Extensive and Intuitive RFID Software Development Kit Strengthened by More Universal Compatibility SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the addition of Apple iOS compatibility enhancements to the ThingMagic® Mercury® API software development kit. The latest enhancements to the Mercury API address the growing demand from end users who want to use consumer mobile devices--smartphones and tablets--as an alternative to handheld computers for...

2014-07-11 08:25:46

SITECH Midwest Joins the First Fully Dedicated Global Distribution Network for Construction Technology Solutions SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that a SITECH(®) Technology Dealer has been established in Illinois, the counties of Lake and Porter in Indiana, the county of Cherokee in Kansas, northeastern Missouri, and the county of Ottawa in Oklahoma. SITECH Midwest joins the premier network of SITECH dealerships--the first...

2014-07-10 23:13:23

California mortgage company, Blue Home Loans, Inc., comments on the current mortgage rates trends and offers advice for those who are seeking the best home loans. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The Fed minutes were released today, and at first it seemed that there would be some more volatility in mortgage markets, as the headlines mentioned moving the cut off for the taper to October from December. However, a hidden gem in these FOMC minutes caused a small rally in mortgage rates...

2014-07-10 23:10:56

Zion Health announces Lifefood Organic Health Food store in Santa Monica now sells Zion's Healing Clay Cream made with Canadian Willow Bark, a revolutionary natural skin remedy for rashes and irritated skin. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Zion Health is proud to announce Lifefood Organic located on 306 Pico Boulevard in Santa Monica, CA now carries Zion’s Calming Cream made with high-grade, nutrient-rich Calcium Montmorillonite clay and Canadian Willow Bark. This natural...

2014-07-10 23:07:49

Disruptive cloud-based software platform enables healthcare providers to adopt precision medicine Palo Alto, CA and Wayne, PA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Syapse, creators of the Precision Medicine Data Platform, today announced that it raised $10 million in Series B financing, led by Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) with participation from Series A investor, The Social+Capital Partnership. This financing will enable Syapse to extend its lead in helping healthcare providers deploy precision...


Latest California Reference Libraries

Gray Pine, Pinus sabiniana
2014-04-22 11:07:33

Gray pine (Pinus sabiniana) is prevalent throughout California in the United States. The tree is also known as the Digger pine, California foothill pine, ghost pine, bull pine, and nut pine. The Gray pine grows from sea level to 4,000 feet above sea level. This pine likes 15-25 inches of rain per year and grows best in rocky, well-drained soils. This pine is a short pine growing to heights of 36-45 feet high, 105 feet in ideal growing conditions, with trunks measuring 23.6-47.2 inches in...

Sequoia slender salamander, Batrachoseps kawia
2014-02-06 10:04:58

The Sequoia slender salamander (Batrachoseps kawia) is a member of the Plethodontidae family. The species is native to California, ranging the western Sierra Mountains in California and the Kaweah River in Tulare County, California. The Sequoia slender salamander inhabits deciduous woodlands, mossy green areas and coniferous forests. The Sequoia slender salamander typically reaches lengths between 1.3 to 1.8 inches long from snout to vent.  As its common name implies, its small, slim body...

California slender salamander, Batrachoseps attenuatus
2014-02-04 09:23:14

The California slender salamander (Batrachoseps attenuatus) is a member of the Plethodontidae family of salamander species. The species is native to California and southwest Oregon. The California slender salamander ranges from central California, north along the coast and ranges into Oregon and in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. The California slender salamander grows to lengths between 3 to 5.5 inches. As its name implies, a slim body with short limbs gives this salamander...

California giant salamander, Dicamptodon ensatus
2014-02-04 09:07:49

The California giant salamander (Dicamptodon ensatus) is a member of the Dicamptodontidae family. The species is native only to northern California. The California giant salamander inhabits moist, coastal forests or streams, lakes and ponds. Some of the species may remain gilled aquatic creatures, while others transform and become terrestrial land creatures. The California giant is nocturnal and most of its life is spent hiding and burrowing. Typically, the California giant salamander...

Plumas National Forest
2014-01-20 10:17:50

Plumas National Forest is a 1,146,000-acre United States National Forest located in the Sierra Nevada, in northern California. Roughly 85 percent of Plumas National Forest lies in Plumas County, but smaller portions can be found in eastern Butte, northern Sierra, southern Lassen, and northeastern Yuba counties. The Plumas National Forest Supervisor’s office can be found in Quincy, California. There are local ranger district offices located in Blairsden, Oroville, and Quincy. It is...

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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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