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2013-08-23 23:22:47

Maryland-based IT Training Facility Identified as One of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies Columbia, MD (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Phoenix TS, an IT training and certification center headquartered in Columbia, MD, is honored to announce their standing as the 1,870th fastest growing private company in America as identified by Inc. Magazine. How to Make the List For over 30 years, Inc. Magazine has been releasing the list of America’s fastest growing, most innovative and...

2013-08-21 23:03:08

David G. Wolff and Kay Gaffney Crowe selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Barnes Alford is pleased to announce that attorneys David G. Wolff and Kay Gaffney Crowe have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 Mr. Wolff was selected in the Real Estate Law practice area. Mr. Wolff currently serves as a Managing Partner of the firm. His practice is devoted to real...

2013-08-14 23:27:06

The August 11, 2013, nationwide voluntary recall by a Texas compounding pharmacy of injectable drugs that may cause bacterial infections is evidence that Congress needs to act soon so that more innocent patients are not harmed, according to South Carolina injury attorney Bert Louthian. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 South Carolina pharmaceutical litigation lawyer Bert Louthian today called for quick Congressional action on the proposed Pharmaceutical Quality, Security and...

2013-08-09 23:01:00

Locals who have been diagnosed with sleep apnea should seek treatment from Columbia, MD dentist Dr. Patricia Stoker. Treatment with sleep apnea dentistry can help patients get a healthy night's sleep and avoid long-term health issues that can be caused by sleep apnea. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 Dr. Patricia Stoker now offers treatment for patients who are suffering from sleep apnea. Not every Columbia, MD dentist has the knowledge or experience to practice sleep apnea...

2013-08-09 23:00:33

TrustedConsumerReview Announces The Mather Company as Best Columbia, South Carolina, Real Estate Agent. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 TrustedConsumerReview, the premier online rating and reviews agency, is pleased to announce The Mather Company as the best Columbia SC Real Estate agent. When auditing numerous Columbia real estate agents and Columbia property managers, no other agent had as high reviews as The Mather Company. Companies, and agents, were audited based on...

Researchers Reveal Genes That Drive Brain Cancer
2013-08-06 07:59:48

Columbia University Medical Center Columbia researchers find that about 15 percent of glioblastoma patients could receive personalized treatment with drugs currently used in other cancers A team of researchers at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University Medical Center has identified 18 new genes responsible for driving glioblastoma multiforme, the most common -- and most aggressive -- form of brain cancer in adults. The study was published August 5, 2013, in...


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Bonin Wood Pigeon, Columbia versicolor
2014-09-10 10:35:09

The Bonin Wood Pigeon (Columbia versicolor) was a pigeon that was native to Nakado-jima and Chichi-jima in the Ogasawara Islands off of the coast of Japan. It’s known from four documented specimens, the first of 1827 and the last from 1889. They averaged a length of 45 centimeters. This bird died out late in the 19th century as a result of deforestation, hunting, and predation by the rats and cats that were introduced. This pigeon was of medium-size, with an average length of 45...

Geologic Clock With Events And Periods
2012-11-18 19:08:04

The Paleoproterozoic is the first of three subdivisions of the Proterozoic Eon (occurring from 2.5 billion to 1.6 billion years ago (Ga). This period is marked by the first stabilization of the continents, and also when cyanobacteria--a type of bacteria that uses biochemical processes of photosynthesis to produce oxygen--evolved. Experts have found paleontological evidence that during at least part of the Paleoproterozoic era, about 1.8 Ga, the earth year was about 450 days long, with days...

2012-06-18 05:29:47

Symbol: COBU6 Group: Dicot Family: Tiliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Malvales Family   Tiliaceae – Linden family Genus   Columbia Pers....

2012-06-18 05:29:47

Symbol: COLUM3 Group: Dicot Family: Tiliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Malvales Family   Tiliaceae – Linden family Genus   Columbia Pers.

2012-06-18 08:50:05

Symbol: BRVU Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   BRVU2 Bromopsis vulgaris (Hook.) Holub   BRVUE Bromus vulgaris (Hook.) Shear var. eximius Shear   BRVUR Bromus vulgaris (Hook.) Shear var. robustus Shear Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA, ID, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY Classification:      ...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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