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2014-08-14 08:29:53

WORCESTER, Mass., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Massachusetts' most celebrated cause-related activity, the UMass Medicine Cancer Walk, will take place on Sunday, September 28, 2014. Now in its 16th year, the UMass Medicine Cancer Walk is expected to attract more than 12,000 individuals, business leaders, employees, community organizations and teams who are raising funds to support cancer research and clinical trials, right at the UMass Medical Cancer Center of Excellence....

2014-08-13 23:00:36

Edudemic, a leading education technology blog for teachers and students, released their report of The Most Affordable Online Colleges of 2014. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Edudemic’s mission is to connect emerging technology with educators, administrators, and students. The blog started in 2010 and grew into a premier destination to learn about industry trends, research, and how to leverage technology to enhance learning in and out of the classroom. More recently, Edudemic now reports on the...

2014-08-12 23:00:51

Orientation will Culminate with White Coat Ceremony on August 14 Harrogate, Tennessee (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM) will welcome the members of the Inaugural Class of 2018 when orientation begins later this week. LMU-CVM is one of only 30 veterinary colleges in the United States, and Tennessee is one of only three states to have two veterinary colleges. There are 20 men and 76 women in the LMU-CVM Class of 2018. 32 members of...

3-D photo editing system
2014-08-07 03:00:52

Byron Spice, Carnegie Mellon With Help of Stock 3-D Models, Photographed Items Can Be Turned, Flipped, Animated Editors of photos routinely resize objects, or move them up, down or sideways, but Carnegie Mellon University researchers are adding an extra dimension to photo editing by enabling editors to turn or flip objects any way they want, even exposing surfaces not visible in the original photograph. A chair in a photograph of a living room, for instance, can be turned around or...

2014-08-06 16:25:18

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of researchers has uncovered key attributes of so-called "brown carbon," atmospheric particles that play an important role in warming the atmosphere but are poorly understood. The team, led by Carnegie Mellon University with scientists from the Los Alamos National Laboratory and the University of Montana, said these findings, published this week in the journal Nature Geoscience, could help improve global climate predictions....

2014-08-06 12:26:37

MONEY Magazine ranks the Mount No. 1 "Value-Added College" in the U.S., while film and nursing programs score additional Top 10 ratings LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MONEY magazine has released its 2014 Best Colleges survey results, and Mount St. Mary's stands at the top of the publication's "Value All-Stars" list. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140806/133974 MONEY, which is published by Time, Inc., officially rated Mount St. Mary's as the No. 1 U.S....

2014-08-05 08:44:24

Top Party Schools in the Nation Revealed NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Top 100 Party Schools List is in! Each year, students and alumni wait for the top party schools list to be released, hoping that they will have something to celebrate. The best party schools list was recently released by Fiesta Frog, revealing the 100 schools in the United States that party the most. Fiesta Frog's annual list of schools that have the most parties often includes some of the...

2014-08-04 23:05:30

Patent Issued for Soy Protein-based Product Candidate in Development to Replace Wound Dressings from Human and Animal Sources Reston, VA (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Eqalix, Inc., a Northern Virginia regenerative medicine company, has achieved an important step in its development of technology for wound healing. A plant protein-based nanofiber scaffold technology invented at Drexel University and licensed to Eqalix recently received U.S. patent protection. The patent is U.S. Patent No....

2014-08-03 23:02:04

Indiana Fiber Network, LLC (IFN), the leading Indiana statewide Network Service Provider, announces President and CEO Kelly Dyer to speak at the National Telephone Cooperative Association (NTCA) Regional Conference. Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) August 03, 2014 Indiana Fiber Network, LLC (IFN), the leading Indiana statewide Network Service Provider, announces President and CEO Kelly Dyer to speak at the National Telephone Cooperative Association (NTCA) Regional Conference. The NTCA...

2014-07-31 23:03:03

The University of the Virgin Islands entered into five-year memoranda of understanding with Anguilla Community College (ACC) and H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), British Virgin Islands. U.S. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The University of the Virgin Islands entered into five-year memoranda of understanding with Anguilla Community College (ACC) and H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), British Virgin Islands. These agreements will allow UVI to establish areas for...


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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