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2011-08-19 14:46:10

According to scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the mysterious goo that was found after washing up to the shorelines in a village in Alaska is made up of fungal spores. The new analysis corrected an announcement made last week by Alaska-based NOAA scientists who initially determined that the material was a conglomeration of microscopic eggs or embryos despoiled by a form of crustacean. NOAA said scientists from the agency's Center for Coastal...

2011-08-03 10:15:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the devastating impacts of rising sea levels increasingly evident, authorities from around the country will meet in Anaheim, CA this August for a highly focused symposium on protecting our shoreline infrastructure from the potential devastation of the rising tides. Procedures for evaluating sea level change, the unforeseen consequences of coastal flooding, impact assessment, response and adaption strategies, new mapping tools and...

2011-07-29 12:56:00

TAMPA, Fla., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The NFL is getting back on track, but after the 132-day long lockout, are the players ready to hit the field? Coastal Orthopedics' Sports Medicine Specialist, Daniel S. Lamar, MD, a team physician for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, will be conducting pre-participation physicals and evaluating the players abilities at the Buccaneer Training...

2011-07-11 15:16:00

LONG BEACH, Miss., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jason and Franky Walker, owners of Coastal Tire & Towing, located at 9036 County Farm Rd., recently added U-Haul truck and trailer rentals to the tire business they have been operating since 2004. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b) Click here to download the photo accompanying this press release. Families needing the finest in moving services now will have increased convenience and a shorter distance to...

2011-07-06 10:15:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the impacts of rising sea levels increasingly upon us and the need for effective action at hand, authorities from around the country will meet in Anaheim, CA this August for a highly focused symposium on protecting our shoreline infrastructure from the potential devastation of the rising tides. Procedures for evaluating sea level change, the unforeseen consequences of coastal flooding, impact assessment, response and adaption strategies,...

2011-06-16 14:56:00

BRADENTON, Fla., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Coastal Orthopedics & Sports Medicine | Pain Management announced today that they have named Belinda Holmes as Chief Administrative Officer for the company. Holmes' role chiefly leverages her extensive experience in revenue cycle management and healthcare administration, which among other responsibilities includes: contracting, coding, compliance with the full scope of diverse healthcare reform regulations, acquiring and communicating...

2011-06-07 08:00:00

VENTURA HARBOR, Calif., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coastal Marine Biolabs (CMB) today announced an award from the National Science Foundation to launch the Barcoding Life's Matrix Project. Funded through the Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers program, the three-year project seeks to address science education reform agenda by enlisting the participation of high school students in building a reference DNA barcode library of fish and invertebrate species...

2011-05-13 07:00:00

ATLANTA, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, May 19 the Hooters of Kennesaw will be hosting the "Official Happy Hour" Pre-Party for the Kenny Chesney's Goin' Coastal Tour from 4:00 - 6:00 PM. As the pre-concert destination, Hooters customers will have an opportunity to win Kenny Chesney Meet and Greet Passes, exclusive Chesney autographed memorabilia, and concert giveaways. Fans can also get the limited edition of Hooters/Kenney Chesney 4-song compilation album for free, while...

2011-05-06 06:30:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedCath Corporation (Nasdaq: MDTH) announced today it has completed the sale of its ownership interest and management agreement in Coastal Carolina Heart to New Hanover Regional Medical Center (Wilmington, North Carolina). Coastal Carolina Heart is a component of the Company's MedCath Partners division and provides certain catheterization laboratory management services to New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Pursuant to transaction terms,...

2011-04-29 08:15:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandlot, LLC, an innovative healthcare solutions company founded by practicing physicians, and Driscoll Children's Health Plan, announced today that Sandlot has been chosen to implement its health information exchange (HIE) technology throughout the Driscoll healthcare community. Driscoll Children's Health Plan is a licensed HMO in Texas that provides healthcare services to children in the Coastal Bend region. Sandlot's HIE,...


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Coastal giant salamander, Dicamptodon tenebrosus
2014-02-04 09:37:14

The Coastal giant salamander (Dicamptodon tenebrosus) is a member of the Dicamptodontidae family. The species is native to the United States and Canada. The Coastal giant salamander ranges from northern California to Oregon and Washington and throughout parts of south British Columbia. The Coastal giant salamander inhabits freshwater lakes, marshes and rivers. The species may also be found in temperate deciduous forests. A nocturnal species, the Coastal giant salamander may or may not go...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'