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2014-06-23 12:25:47

HERNDON, Va., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC) selected Apex CoVantage as a new member, Apex announced today. The global standards body for the news media maintains the universally accepted standard for photo metadata and is now actively defining a descriptive metadata structure for video content. "The experience implementing the IPTC standards and creating contextual metadata that Apex brings to the IPTC will be...

2011-02-02 01:21:16

Separate trials in Mali and Burkino Faso find substantial protective effect in children of combining IPTc with bednets Two separate studies "“ carried out in Burkina Faso and Mali"“ have found that combining intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in children (IPTc) with insecticide-treated bednets (ITNs) can substantially reduce the incidence of severe malaria. A third study carried out in The Gambia supported the findings, reporting that IPTc treatment was not only easily...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.