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2014-06-09 12:27:11

Connecticut priest -- under consideration for sainthood -- founded Knights of Columbus in 1882 NEW HAVEN, Conn., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A documentary on the life of the young Connecticut priest who founded the Knights of Columbus is now available on DVD. The film previously aired on several PBS affiliates throughout the United States. Father Michael McGivney chronicles the life and times of the founder of what has become the world's largest Catholic fraternal group,...

2014-06-09 12:22:13

STRATFORD, Conn., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --For the fourth consecutive year, Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), is giving kids, ages 9-16, a chance to compete for a $1,000 scholarship through the Sikorsky Helicopter 2050 Program and Challenge. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO The national program, which challenges kids to design a Helicopter of the Future, kicked off June 1 and will run through September 30, 2014....

2014-06-09 08:29:57

· Data for investigational compounds LY2963016, empagliflozin and empagliflozin/linagliptin combination tablet highlight robust alliance pipeline RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 40 posters, abstracts and oral presentations will demonstrate the breadth and depth of the Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) diabetes portfolio at the 74(th) American Diabetes Association (ADA) Scientific Sessions® in San Francisco, June 13-17....

2014-06-06 12:20:34

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), has been awarded the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Manufacturing Leadership Award (ML Award) in the Engineering and Production Technology Leadership category for its Next Generation Robotics Automation Manufacturing team. Pratt & Whitney received the honor last night at the Manufacturing Leadership Summit in Palm Beach, Florida. The Next Generation Robotics...

2014-06-06 08:25:19

Premier US based supplier of HCG Injections and B12 Shots posts guest article that dives into some of the common questions and concerns about the use of human chorionic gonadotropin. HARTFORD, Conn., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- US HCG Shots is not just a site that users can go to visit in order to find inexpensive vitamin injection blends, b12 and hcg. It is a site that provides numerous articles, often contributed by guest authors, that dive into different fitness programs or...

2014-06-05 23:05:22

Connecticut-based in-store marketing group wins in Workforce Practices category. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Windsor Marketing Group (WMG), an innovative in-store marketing group based in Suffield, CT, was honored at the 12th Annual Business Champions Award breakfast in the Workforce practices category. The high-profile event was held on June 5 at the Connecticut Convention Center and featured welcoming remarks from Gov. Daniel P. Malloy. The ceremony annually recognizes the...

2014-06-05 12:31:31

FARMINGTON, Conn., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImStem Biotechnology, Inc. (ImStem) announced today it has successfully treated an animal model of multiple sclerosis (MS) using human embryonic stem cells (hESC) derived mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), called hES-MSCs. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140605/94816Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140605/94808 MS is a chronic neuroinflammatory disease with no cure. Most current MS therapies offer only palliative...

2014-06-05 12:21:11

STRATFORD, Conn., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A team from Danbury High School is the winner of the 2014 annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Challenge, Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development organization of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., announced today. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140605/94734 Sikorsky Innovations co-sponsors the competition with Connecticut Corsair, a...

New Diagnostic Imaging Techniques Found To Be Safe Using Simulations
2014-06-05 03:36:37

Duke University Medical Center Gamma and neutron imaging offer possible improvements over existing techniques such as X-ray or CT, but their safety is not yet fully understood. Using computer simulations, imaging the liver and breast with gamma or neutron radiation was found to be safe, delivering levels of radiation on par with conventional medical imaging, according to researchers at Duke Medicine. The findings, published in the June issue of the journal Medical Physics, will help...

2014-06-04 23:14:40

StoneRidge, a senior living community in Stonington, CT, will sponsor a wine tasting and luncheon event designed to share the many opportunities available to make the most of senior lifestyles. Stonington, CT (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 StoneRidge, a senior living community, will sponsor a wine tasting and luncheon event designed to share the many opportunities available to make the most of senior lifestyles. Wine Tasting at the Seaport will be held at 12:00pm on Thursday, June 19 at LATITUDE...


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2012-06-14 10:57:58

Symbol: RURO4 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: RubusrossbergianusBlanch. distribution:USA(CT, MA, RI, VT) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida –...

2012-06-18 04:57:55

Symbol: CRPE17 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: CrataeguspequotorumSarg. distribution:USA(CT) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons...

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2005-05-26 11:32:33

Chalcocite, copper(I) sulfide (Cu2S), is an important copper mineral ore. It is opaque, being colored dark-gray to black with a metallic luster. It has a hardness of 2½ - 3. It is a sulfide with an orthorhombic crystal system. Chalcocite is sometimes found as a primary vein mineral in hydrothermal veins. However, most chalcocite occurs in the supergene enriched environment below the oxidation zone of copper deposits as a result of the leaching of copper from the oxidized minerals. It is...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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