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2014-08-08 16:20:23

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected 23 proposals from small business and research institution teams to continue the development of innovative technologies that will support future agency mission needs and may also prove viable as commercial products and services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The Phase II selectees in NASA's Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program are permitted to enter negotiations for possible...

2014-08-07 23:10:37

The Center for Health Affairs has been awarded $876,521 in hospital emergency preparedness funds through the Ohio Department of Health and the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), the division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services responsible for responding to and preparing for public health emergencies for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The Center for Health Affairs has been awarded $876,521 in hospital emergency...

2014-08-07 23:05:59

Social Security Disability and Medicare Advocacy Firm Continues Participation in Annual Conference for Eleventh Consecutive Year Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The Advocator Group, LLC looks forward to joining nearly 250 exhibitors at the 19th Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) Annual Conference, taking place August 11-14, 2014 at the Venetian Resort in Las Vegas. Conference programs will concentrate on advancement strategies and resources to help employers improve...

2014-08-07 16:33:12

New National Voter Registration Day website makes it easy for partners to plan their voter registration day events on September 23, 2014. WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Voter Registration Day, which this year falls on Tuesday, September 23rd, has reached a milestone, as more than 1,000 partners have signed on to host voter registration events across the nation on this national day of civic action. Together, these organizations and their volunteers will...

2014-08-07 16:29:49

Equatorial Guinea Reaffirms commitment to eradicate malaria from the country WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo called on American companies to increase cooperation with African countries in remarks during a meeting marking the 10(th) anniversary of the Malaria Control Program on the Island of Bioko (PCBIB). In his closing remarks, president Obiang gave his observations of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit and the discussions of African...

2014-08-07 16:22:46

VANCOUVER, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. ("ITH" or the "Company") - (TSX: ITH) (NYSE-MKT: THM) today announced that it has filed its unaudited second quarter financial statements and associated management discussion and analysis and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the three and six-month periods ended June 30, 2014. The Company's working capital as of June 30, 2014 was USD9.2 million, which is expected to allow ITH to advance the Livengood Gold...

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2014-08-06 16:20:43

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Looking ahead to an exciting future, NASA is continuing to invest in concepts that may one day revolutionize how we live and work in space with the selection of five technology proposals for continued study under the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate, located at the agency's headquarters in Washington, based the NIAC Phase...

2014-08-06 12:28:34

New Rules to be Published August 22 SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Medicare will fine hospitals $529 million for serving Medicare patients twice in 30 days. The fines reduce hospital care for seniors, thus saving Medicare money. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140805/133779 The largest fines are $4 million each for Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, MI; Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia; Northwestern Memorial Hospital in...

2014-08-05 16:27:58

Company Reports Second Quarter 2014 Total Revenues of $291 Million, Driven by Strong Sales of Xyrem, Erwinaze and Defitelio DUBLIN, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 and updated financial guidance for 2014. "Strong underlying demand for our products and the start of our European Union launch of Defitelio led to significant revenue growth in the second quarter," said Bruce C. Cozadd,...

2014-08-05 12:21:31

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project successfully flew a rocket-powered, saucer-shaped test vehicle into near-space last month from the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai, Hawaii. Media are invited to the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California at 9 a.m. PDT (noon EDT) Friday, August 8, to see new video from this test and hear about early results from the mission....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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