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2013-07-01 23:02:20

Westinghouse Electric Company completes the manufacturing and assembly of two nuclear fuel test assemblies for the Westinghouse Small Modular Reactor (SMR) at its Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility in Columbia, South Carolina. Submits its proposal in response to the Department of Energy (DOE) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to accelerate the deployment of SMR technology. Pittsburgh, Pa (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has completed the...

2013-06-27 23:33:33

Dangerous ticks, mosquitos and parasites are back with a vengeance this season but there are ways for pet owners to protect their dogs. The F.C. Sturtevant is launching its new Columbia brand Canine Formula Antiseptic Powder to help keep pets free from these annoying and potentially dangerous pests. (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 The F.C. Sturtevant Company announces the addition of a new Canine Formula Antiseptic Powder to its line of Columbia Veterinary Antiseptic Powders. This new powder will...

2013-06-25 23:26:22

Protecting skin from sun damage is like stretching before a workout: people know it’s the right thing to do, they just don’t want to do it. Columbia Healing Cream is a potent solution to help those that have been "burned" by the sun. (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 It’s now the heat of the summer, the time of the year to shed the shoes and winter coat and go outside and bask in the beautiful weather. But too much of a good thing can do serious damage — it’s important to take...

2013-06-24 23:17:32

MU School of Engineering Works with Database Company on Next-Gen Robotics to Improve National Defense and Enable People with Disabilities Columbia, MO (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 FairCom, a company that builds high-performance, engineering-level database technology, today announces its partnership with University of Missouri-Columbia (MU) School of Engineering’s Vision-Guided and Intelligent Robotics (ViGIR) lab. The relationship was formed to develop next-generation embedded databases that...

2013-06-21 23:20:03

ceTe Software, creators of the DynamicPDF product line that specialize in PDF libraries for .NET, announced the release of DynamicPDF Viewer for .NET, a PDF viewing .NET Control. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 DynamicPDF Viewer for .NET is a .NET control for adding PDF viewing in a .NET windows form application. Viewer for .NET allows PDF documents to be opened directly from within a .NET application without reliance on any external application or files. The entire PDF viewing...

2013-06-20 23:21:22

New branding underscores the company´s North American hardwood heritage, innovation, and dedication to environmental stewardship. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Columbia Forest Products, North America´s longstanding leader in the hardwood plywood and veneer industry, unveiled a new corporate brand identity today, during a ceremony to dedicate a new core veneer production facility in Boardman, Oregon. The new branding initiative, which includes a mission statement, logo and...

2013-06-17 23:21:52

Teaming with Alvarez & Associates and SENGEX, LLC to provide security solutions for US SOCOM Headquarters Columbia, MD (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Moving to increase cybersecurity and mobile security policy enforcement within the nation's military installations, the multi-building campus at US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) headquarters in Tampa, FL will be equipped with a device monitoring and management security system known as ZoneDefense LT from Columbia, MD-based AirPatrol...

Overweight People Impacted More Than The Poor If Soda Bans Took Effect
2013-06-13 10:35:07

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online UPDATE - June 13, 2013: The American Beverage Association contacted redOrbit today (June 13, 2013) with this comment: "Obesity is a complex issue with many contributing factors beyond one type of food or beverage. A recent report found that in 2010, U.S. youth consumed 68 fewer calories and adults 45 fewer calories per day from added sugar in soft drinks than in 2000, yet obesity rates continue to rise. It's time for a comprehensive...


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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:      ...

2012-06-18 09:50:10

Symbol: ASSU7 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:OR, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.