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2014-04-25 04:23:33

DUBLIN, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l9nz94/head_mounted) have announced the addition of the "Head Mounted Display Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l9nz94/head_mounted ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) HMD (Head Mounted Display) is a head worn...

2014-04-11 23:03:12

CHI announced today the election of five senior executives to serve on its board of directors. La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 California Healthcare Institute (CHI) announced today the election of five senior executives to serve on its board of directors: Jeffrey D. Armstrong, Ph.D., president, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; Donald E. Bobo, Jr., corporate vice president, heart valve therapy, Edwards Lifesciences; Kenneth E. Drazan, M.D., head, Johnson &...

2014-03-31 23:25:50

The grant period begins April 1, 2014 and the organization expects to be fully operational by June 1, 2014 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 LSF, headquartered in Tampa, FL has been awarded an $18 million grant to manage Duval County’s federally-funded Head Start Programs. The grant was awarded by the Department of Health and Human Services. LSF will be serving 1,403 children in its Head Start programs and 309 children in its Early Head Start programs. The grant period begins...

2014-03-26 12:34:54

HIGH WYCOMBE, England, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coms is pleased to announce several strategic promotions and appointments within the group to further strengthen and enhance its brand. Suzannah Doyle, previously Head of Networks at Coms, has been promoted within the organisation to the post of Digital Director of coms.com. Suzannah brings a host of experience to the position and will further work to develop and push the digital offering of Coms. Gavin Harper...

2014-03-24 23:01:58

More than 3,200 preschool students who have experienced traumatic incidents are being better prepared for academic success. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 As Crittenton Children’s Center is now well underway with the replication of its Trauma Smart program, the evidence of the program is positive and promising, and the program itself is gaining national attention. With $4.5 million from four funding partners, Crittenton, Kansas City’s leader in effectively treating the mental...

2014-03-20 16:26:44

Public Can Get Free Screenings During Oral Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week®, April 20-26 NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A first-of-its-kind study shows that sore throat and neck mass are the most common initial symptoms of a form of oral, head and neck cancer that is rapidly increasing in incidence, oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC). The study, published online March 20, 2014 in JAMA Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, cites sore throat as the most...

2014-03-17 16:20:35

TOKYO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has announced the appointment of retired Col. Toshihiko Seki as head, Air Power Programs, based in the company's Tokyo office. He joins Northrop Grumman after a successful 30-year career in the Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO In this new role, Seki will focus on identifying how Northrop Grumman's intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance...

2014-03-13 23:25:28

May 30 to June 1, 2014 is Live and Learn Weekend on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The weekend includes lodging at First Colony Inn, breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, dinner at Fisherman's Wharf in Wanchese, a cocktail reception and dinner at a private home on Roanoke Island, and choice of excursions including kayaking, nature walks, boat rides, and a tour of Jennette's Pier, in addition to hands-on experiments and seminars. Nags Head, NC (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Scientists from...

Shadows Of Petra Awaken Its Astronomical Orientation
2014-03-05 13:20:32

SINC During the winter solstice, the sun is filtered into the Monastery at Petra, Jordan, illuminating the podium of a deity. Just at this moment, the silhouette of the mountain opposite draws the head of a lion, a sacred animal. These are examples from a study where researchers from Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias and CSIC (Spain) showed how celestial events influenced the orientation of the great constructions of the Nabataeans. The movement of the Sun in the skies of Petra...

2014-02-26 08:29:03

Fewer Moms are Aware of Prescription Treatments for Head Lice Compared to OTC Yet Those Who Used an Rx Report Greater Satisfaction SWIFTWATER, Pa., February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although head lice are a common problem in families with school-aged children,(1,2,3) a new national survey reveals that despite 60% of moms - including 85% of those who have experienced head lice in their household as an adult(i) - saying they know the facts about head lice, many still appear to be confused when...


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2012-06-15 04:32:00

Symbol: MACO3 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   MACOC3 Malacothrix coulteri Harv. & A. Gray var. cognata Jeps.   ZOEL Zollikoferia elquiensis Phil. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, CA, NV, UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular...

2012-06-15 06:03:49

Symbol: LADE7 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-15 08:21:25

Symbol: FEHA2 Group: Dicot Family: Cactaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NM, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-15 08:21:26

Symbol: FEHAS Group: Dicot Family: Cactaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   ECSI2 Echinocactus sinuatus A. Dietr.   FEHAS2 Ferocactus hamatacanthus (Muehlenpf.) Britton & Rose ssp. sinuatus (A. Dietr.) N.P. Taylor Distribution: Ferocactushamatacanthus(Muehlenpf.) Britton & Rose var.sinuatus(A. Dietr.) L.D. Benson distribution:USA(TX) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae –...

2012-06-15 08:21:27

Symbol: FEHAH Group: Dicot Family: Cactaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   ECHA2 Echinocactus hamatacanthus Muehlenpf. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NM, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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