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2013-09-24 11:21:19

Playing with blocks may help preschoolers develop the kinds of skills that support later learning in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), according to a new study by researchers at the University of Delaware and Temple University. And for low-income preschoolers, who lag in spatial skills, such play may be especially important. The study is published in the journal Child Development. More than a hundred 3-year-olds of various socioeconomic levels took part in the study....

2013-09-20 23:03:26

While pill mill legislation is badly needed, an unexpected side effect of pill mill closures seems to lead to substance abusers now turning to heroin—this ramification is spreading throughout the U.S., and Novus Medical Detox says that education, along with legislation, is needed. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 As an unexpected side effect of pill mill legislation and closures, substance abusers are now turning to heroin to achieve a much cheaper, faster high. As the...

2013-09-19 23:34:28

Hagley's new Executive Director, David Allen Cole, Ph.D., comes from the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Hagley Museum and Library’s Board President Henry B. duPont IV announces the appointment of David Allen Cole, Ph.D., as Executive Director. Dr. Cole comes to Hagley from the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he was Vice President for Advancement, Communications, and Public...

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...


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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
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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