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2013-09-17 23:31:42

Quality Insights of Delaware - Regional Extension Center, National eHealth Collaborative and HealthCAWS jointly announce a collaboration to support healthcare providers in consumer eHealth engagement throughout the State of Delaware. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Quality Insights of Delaware - Regional Extension Center (QIDE REC) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC) to purchase a bundle (50) of one-year subscriptions...

2013-09-01 23:02:46

A Delaware man was charged with his 7th DUI. This news story shows how alcohol abusers become less responsible to themselves and others and should check into a detox center such as South Florida's Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 01, 2013 In an article by ABC News, Philadelphia, PA, on 8/11, it was reported in Del. man charged with 7th DUI that a Delaware man was charged with his 7th DUI (Driving Under the Influence). Darren McGrath, 59, of Georgetown, Delaware ran a...

2013-08-29 23:32:15

Farber will discuss Raskob’s role in Pierre S. du Pont’s purchase and renovation of his great-grandfather’s explosives business as well as his role in transforming General Motors. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Hagley Museum and Library welcomes author David Farber on November 7, 7 p.m., to speak about one of America’s most significant yet under-appreciated twentieth-century capitalists, John J. Raskob (1879-1950). In "John J. Raskob, Pierre S. du Pont's...

2013-08-27 23:27:53

Key goals of the EmbryoScope program include a 90% embryo implantation rate and healthier IVF pregnancies. Newark, DE (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Described by Bloomberg News last week as the latest revolution in IVF treatments, the EmbryoScope time-lapse cinematography incubator will make its laboratory debut today at the IVF Center of Reproductive Associates of Delaware (RAD). "With many other IVF centers around the world adopting and researching this technology we believe it is the...

2013-08-23 10:52:41

Researchers report discovery in Science about manganese in aquatic environments An often-overlooked form of manganese, an element critical to many life processes, is far more prevalent in ocean environments than previously known, according to a study led by University of Delaware researchers that was published this week in "Science." The discovery alters understanding of the chemistry that moves manganese and other elements, like oxygen and carbon, through the natural world. Manganese...


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Delaware chicken
2014-07-07 06:57:27

The Delaware chicken is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in the state of Delaware in the United States of America during the early part of the twentieth century by crossing New Hampshire hens with barred Plymouth Rock roosters. The breed was officially established in 1940 after George Ellis chose to breed the sports, or chickens with a light white or silver coloration, that were produced from broiler chickens. Because the area in which this breed was bred was the most...

Modern game fowl
2014-07-02 09:12:05

The modern game fowl is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in England during the latter half of the nineteenth century. This breed was developed by crossing Malays with Old English game, and although it was bred to look like a fighting chicken, it was never intended to be used as one, especially after cockfighting became illegal in its native country of England. It was accepted by the American Poultry Association as an official breed in 1874. The modern game fowl varies in...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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