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2014-07-16 12:31:11

Hexaware to lead keynote, exhibit and present four sessions at upcoming PeopleSoft event ROSEMONT, Ill., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Hexaware Technologies, a leading global provider of IT, BPO and consulting services, today announced that it will be leading a keynote, presenting four other sessions and exhibiting at booth 601 to offer in-depth education related to a variety of Hexaware's PeopleSoft solutions. Hexaware will share best practices and training so customers can use the...

2014-07-16 12:28:12

If isavuconazole is approved for invasive candidiasis, QIDP status provides a five-year extension of market exclusivity. NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) designated isavuconazole as a Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) for the treatment of invasive candidiasis, a life-threatening, invasive fungal infection. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/84970 A product that is granted...

2014-07-16 08:25:29

NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Business owners are getting quoted on websites for TV stations, daily newspapers and business journals thanks to a successful marketing program from QuotedAuthority.com. "My clients love me because I'm getting them massive national publicity that is fast and reasonably priced. And best of all we are getting their phones to ring, ring, ring," said Joel Helfer, president of QuotedAuthority.com and an expert on marketing, selling,...

2014-07-16 08:25:04

Standout BBQ Restaurants Span 12 States and Washington, D.C., with California, Illinois, New York, and Texas Claiming Greatest Number of Winners SAN FRANCISCO, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a nod to our nation's longstanding love affair with barbecuing, OpenTable (NASDAQ: OPEN), the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, is pleased to honor the 2014 Diners' Choice Award winners for the Top 30 Best Barbecue Restaurants in America. These awards reflect the...

Scientists Develop New Test To Fight Deadly Snake Fungal Disease
2014-07-16 03:43:18

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Researchers have developed a faster and more accurate way to test for infection with Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola, a fungus that is killing snakes in the Midwest and eastern United States. The test also allows scientists to monitor the progression of the infection in living snakes. The researchers reported on the test at the 2014 Mycological Society of America Annual Meeting. "We need people to know that they don't have to anesthetize an...

2014-07-15 20:21:22

CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News and World Report, which annually publishes a list of the best hospital specialty programs in the country, just released its 2014 ranking, naming Rush University Medical Center as the #6 orthopedic program in the nation and the top ranked program in Illinois. "This is an honor that we take very seriously," explains Joshua Jacobs, MD, Chairman of the Orthopedic Department at Rush and Partner, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush. "We...

2014-07-15 16:25:21

What to do, see, eat, and experience in the city CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The August issue of Chicago magazine, on newsstands Thursday, features 91 of the best people, places, and things the city has to offer in the annual Best of Chicago list. Discover the funniest comedy nights, shops that deserve a stop, local rapper to know about, Instagrammers to follow, top restaurants and bars in the hottest neighborhoods, and much more. Plus: The 52 winners of Chicago's biggest-ever...

2014-07-15 16:22:45

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS), a leader in environmental and safety solutions, will announce second quarter earnings before the market opens on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. The Company will also host an investor conference call and webcast at 10 a.m. Eastern Time the same day with Dennis J. Martin, president and CEO, Brian S. Cooper, chief financial officer, and Jennifer L. Sherman, chief operating officer....

2014-07-15 16:22:02

Chevy Colorado brings diesel power to mid-size pickup segment STOCKTON, Ill., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A new style, a new interior, and improved power options make the 2015 Chevy Colorado one of the most anticipated models of the 2015 model year. The Colorado offers a potent combination of pickup truck utility, agility, new age styling and fuel economy for consumers to look forward to. Three power options are available under the hood of the Chevy Colorado that fit a...

2014-07-15 10:12:40

The Institute for Genomic Biology Antibiotic resistance is depleting our arsenal against deadly diseases and infections, such as tuberculosis and Staph infections, but recent research shows promise to speed up the drug discovery process. In a study reported in ACS Chemical Biology, University of Illinois researchers developed a new technique to quickly uncover novel, medically relevant products produced by bacteria. Past techniques involved screening more than 10,000 samples to find...


Latest Illinois Reference Libraries

2012-06-14 08:19:21

Symbol: TRAUI Group: Dicot Family: Caprifoliaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   TRIL Triosteum illinoense (Wiegand) Rydb.   TRPEI Triosteum perfoliatum L. var. illinoense Wiegand Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AR, IL, IN, KS, KY, MO, NE, OK, PA, WI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom  ...

2012-06-15 02:54:34

Symbol: OXIL Group: Dicot Family: Oxalidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:IL, IN Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-15 05:47:03

Symbol: LERA Group: Dicot Family: Cistaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:DC, DE, GA, IN, KY, LA, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

2012-06-18 04:10:53

Symbol: CYGR11 Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:IL, LA, MO, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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