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2013-07-31 23:37:54

Whatever the season, rashes are sure to make an unwelcome and uncomfortable appearance. Columbia has got its customers' backs, as well as any other area of skin that needs healing and relief with the safest and most effective natural treatment for irritated skin and conditions such as eczema. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Whether it's caused by the heat, bacterial infection, fungal infection (ringworm), allergens, eczema, psoriasis or insect bites, rashes are never comfortable, and should...

2013-07-24 23:17:01

Dr. Kevin Blumenthal Leads CMUA HIFU Program One of the Only Programs in the Mid-Atlantic Certified in Minimally Invasive Prostate Cancer Treatment Offering Disease Control with Fewer Side Effects COLUMBIA, MD (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Dr. Kevin Blumenthal and Central Maryland Urology Associates’ High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) Program was highlighted on the Discovery Channel’s Larry King Profile Series for performing a breakthrough minimally invasive treatment for localized...

2013-07-19 23:02:03

Get a picture of how the body is functioning with live blood cell analysis at About Your Health. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 About Your Health, a non-medical clinic focused on health education while also offering health enhancing services in Columbia, South Carolina, is now offering live blood cell analysis on Mondays and Thursdays. Live blood cell analysis is a powerful tool to see how the body is functioning. By seeing a visual image of their blood cells, patients can understand...

2013-07-15 23:04:06

The Creig Northrop Team of Long & Foster Real Estate, which represents buyers and sellers of residential real estate in the Baltimore-Washington region, partnered with the Ray Rice Charitable Fund to be the official drop-off sites for the Fund’s annual school supply drive. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 The Creig Northrop Team of Long & Foster Real Estate, which represents buyers and sellers of residential real estate in the Baltimore-Washington region, partnered with the...


Latest Columbia Reference Libraries

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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.