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2014-12-16 23:08:32

iStan is an advanced, wireless patient simulator and for School of Nursing students at Pittsburgh Technical Institute (PTI), the new high-tech patient is nothing short of a clinical simulation

2014-12-16 23:08:17

This is a quarterly look at news, events, and highlights at Trident’s academic colleges.

2014-12-16 23:07:58

The Academy of Learning College Toronto now helps qualified, underemployed, laid-off and injured workers upgrade their skills and start a new career funded by the Second Career program.

2014-12-16 23:06:17

Holt Elementary Language Academy employs VIF’s Passport Global School model to provide students the opportunity to “travel the world” as they progress from kindergarten to fifth grade.

2014-12-16 23:06:10

DocPath is one of the eight companies to have signed an agreement which aims to increase the professional capacities of Computer Engineering graduates.

2014-12-16 23:05:52

Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) and AppleTree Institute, a leading developer and provider of early childhood education in Washington, D.C., announced today the results of their recent data

2014-12-16 23:04:56

FDOE site features interactive news and video gallery and integrated social media Orlando, Fla.

2014-12-16 23:04:37

Proactive Approach Mitigates Regulatory Risk Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) December 16, 2014

2014-12-16 23:03:22

Leading research and advisory firm helps leaders navigate and understand the implications of the new technology landscape and its impact on the future of higher education Boston,

2014-12-16 23:02:29

Career Partners International, a leading global provider of career transition, executive coaching and other talent management services, released its Global Talent Trends report for November, 2014.


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Wampus cat (cougar)
2014-01-28 15:10:48

The Wampus cat comes from American folklore as a variation of a fierce cougar. It also is compared to the Ewah of Cherokee mythology. In the myth a woman covers herself with the skin of a cougar and spies on the men of the tribe. While the men are telling sacred stories around a fire, she is caught and turned into a half-woman, half-cat by the tribe’s medicine man. The Wampus cat supposedly still haunts the forests of east Tennessee. Other legends state the Wampus cat is the spirit of...

Algebra
2014-01-02 11:06:39

Algebra, from the Arabic al-jebr, meaning “reunion of broken parts”, is one of the wide-ranging parts of mathematics, combined with number theory, geometry, and analysis. Algebra can basically be considered as doing computations much like that of arithmetic with non-numerical mathematical objects. Initially, these objects were variables that represented either numbers that weren’t yet known or unspecified numbers, permitting one to state and prove properties that are true no matter...

Geometry
2014-01-02 10:21:51

Geometry is a branch of mathematics that is concerned with questions of shape, size, relative position of figures, and the properties of space. A mathematician who works in the geometry field is called a geometer. Geometry arose independently in numerous early cultures as a body of practical knowledge concerning areas, lengths, and volumes, with elements of a formal mathematical science emerging in the West as early as Thales. By the 3rd century BC, geometry was put into an axiomatic form by...

Trigonometry
2014-01-02 10:09:07

Trigonometry, from the Greek trigonon, meaning triangle, and metron, meaning measure, is a branch of mathematics that studies the relationships involving lengths and angles of triangles. The field came about during the 3rd century BC from applications of geometry to astronomical studies. The 3rd century astronomers first noted that the lengths of the sides of a right triangle and the angles between those sides have fixed relationships: that is, if at least the length of one of those sides...

Applied Mathematics
2014-01-02 10:00:11

Applied mathematics is a branch of mathematics that focuses on mathematical methods that are usually used in science, engineering, business, and industry. Therefore, “applied mathematics” is a mathematical science with specialized knowledge. The term “applied mathematics” also explains the professional specialty in which mathematicians work on practical problems; as a profession focused on practical problems, applied mathematics focuses on the formulation and study of mathematical...

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.