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2014-09-24 08:28:11

International medical imaging IT company Sectra (STO: SECT B) has sold and installed its radiation dose monitoring system, Sectra DoseTrack(TM), at the five Connecticut hospitals within Hartford HealthCare (HHC). SHELTON, Connecticut, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Backus Hospital, Hartford Hospital, The Hospital of Central Connecticut, MidState Medical Center, and Windham Hospital now gather and analyze dose data from all necessary modalities within their imaging...

2014-09-23 23:10:37

Fairchild Wheeler Multi-Magnet High School, 119 Bishop Street, and Gateway at 570 each received a 2014 Green Buildings Award presented by Connecticut Green Building Council. (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) is pleased to announce three of the firm’s recent projects in the State of Connecticut – Fairchild Wheeler Multi-Magnet High School, 119 Bishop Street, and Gateway at 570 – were honored by the Connecticut Green Building Council (CTGBC) at its 2014...

2014-09-23 16:28:37

Leases with Insight Global, Eka Software, and XL Global Services Build Momentum at Harbor Point Square Office Buildings Following Blockbuster 430,000 SF Starwood Deal at One StarPoint STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building and Land Technology announced today approximately 75,000 square feet of office leasing activity at Harbor Point, the transformative mixed-use waterfront development in Stamford, including the company's own 10,000-square-foot expansion and...

2014-09-23 16:27:31

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Discovery Biosciences, a laboratory dedicated to leveraging research and technology to conquer some of the biggest healthcare challenges, announces their collaboration with IPMD, Inc. to develop a simple and highly accurate blood test for the early detection of lung cancer. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death. Typically, the symptoms and subsequent diagnosis of lung cancer appear at an advanced stage of cancer, where the...

2014-09-23 12:35:56

Introduces Service in the Hudson Valley, The Bronx, and Western Connecticut WESTCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC), a leading provider of Business Ethernet and networking solutions, today announced it is expanding its network and extensive product suite in the New York Hudson Valley and western Connecticut. The company is introducing service to enterprises and data center customers in Westchester and Fairfield counties, The Bronx, as well as...

2014-09-20 20:20:15

Dodge Vipers Victorious in Texas, while Dodge Challenger Wins in Connecticut AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- The No. 93 Dodge Viper SRT GTS-R won in the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship's GTLM class at Texas' Circuit of the Americas (COTA) on Saturday. With their win, co-drivers Jonathan Bomarito and Kuno Wittmer now lead the GTLM point standings. The No. 91 Viper finished second in the event. -- The No. 33 Viper Exchange...

2014-09-19 00:21:50

The "Save a Life" Tour Expected to Reach More than 60 Schools This Year NEW HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an ongoing and robust effort to prevent roadway fatalities and injuries related to distracted driving, the Connecticut Department of Transportation's Highway Safety Office, in partnership with AT&T* Connecticut, is once again bringing the highly acclaimed "Save a Life Tour" Distracted Driving Program to Connecticut high schools for the 2014-2015 school year....

2014-09-18 08:27:06

A unique blend of entertainers to join BACK9NETWORK HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BACK9NETWORK, the 24/7 golf lifestyle network, announced today the addition to its talent roster of Shane Bacon, Erica Bachelor, Matty Blake, Caite Upton, Jeff Rude, John Maginnes, and Will Christien. The group of on-air personalities will headline the network's studio shows as the network debuts on DIRECTV on September 29(th). BACK9NETWORK, located on DIRECTV channel 262, will launch...

2014-09-17 20:21:28

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Broader use of ultrasound in diagnosing kidney stones may be effective and result in less exposure to potentially harmful radiation, according to a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine. The findings come from a study funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), to investigate whether ultrasound would be a suitable alternative to CT. "Our results do not suggest that patients should...

2014-09-17 08:25:34

Rock Legends Sammy Hagar, Roger Daltrey, Joe Perry, Cheap Trick and More Return to Jam and Record with Lucky Fantasy Campers LAS VEGAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lucky "weekend warrior" musicians and anyone who sings or has ever wanted to learn about songwriting will have the unique opportunity to meet and rock out with music legends including, Sammy Hagar, Roger Daltrey, Joe Perry, Cheap Trick and more during the new season of specialty camps announced today by Rock and Roll...


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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
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.'