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2013-12-05 23:38:24

Five hundred miles southeast of Hawai‘i, in international waters far out of sight of any land, there are vast mineral resources 5,000 meters below the sea. Manganese nodules, rich in commercially valuable mineral resources including nickel, copper, manganese, cobalt and rare-earth elements, overlay a broad swath of the deep-sea floor.  It took millions of years to form these deposits. The potato-sized nodules themselves and the deep sediments where they are found are home to a...

King Crabs Invading Antarctica
2011-09-07 07:43:05

  Global warming is the most likely cause of a growing number of king crabs that have been marching along the sea floor toward West Antarctica, according to a report by biologists on Wednesday. The intruder, 'Neolithodes yaldwyni Ahyong and Dawson', a bright-red deep-sea predator that had previously been spotted only in the Ross Sea, on the other side of West Antarctica, is now living and reproducing in abundance on the western edge of the icy continent. Writing in the journal...

2011-06-28 14:09:00

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Independence Day, if you're a potential long-term caregiver or one who may need care, why not resolve to protect your own independence in the years to come? This advice comes from LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies. According to Craig Smith, President of LTCFP, many Americans lose their freedom of choice and personal lifestyles when a loved one, unprotected...

2011-06-06 15:43:56

Results published in today's New England Journal of Medicine Less invasive catheter-based aortic valve replacement and open valve-replacement surgery have a similar one-year survival for patients at high risk for surgery. Results from The PARTNER (Placement of AoRTic traNscathetER valves) Trial "” the world's first randomized clinical trial of a transcatheter aortic heart valve "” were published today in the New England Journal of Medicine. The findings were also presented on June...

2011-04-25 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ServiceMagic, an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI) announced today that Chris Terrill has been appointed CEO of ServiceMagic, Inc. Craig Smith has been named President of ServiceMagic and CEO of ServiceMagic International. ServiceMagic co-founders Rodney Rice and Michael Beaudoin will continue to serve as Co-Chairmen of ServiceMagic. Mr. Terrill previously served as the Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Ecommerce at...

2011-01-28 15:17:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtify, Inc., a leading provider of structured content management software for the life sciences industry, today announced the appointment of Craig Smith as the company's new vice president of worldwide sales. A twenty-year veteran of the enterprise software industry, Smith has established a strong track record of meeting and exceeding revenue targets, establishing new markets and building outstanding sales organizations. Over the past...


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.