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Chimpanzees Prefer Ugandan Ironwood For Their Beds
2014-04-17 11:39:03

PLOS Chimpanzees may select a certain type of wood, Ugandan Ironwood, over other options for its firm, stable, and resilient properties to make their bed, according to a study published April 16, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by David Samson from the University of Nevada and Kevin Hunt from Indiana University. Chimpanzees use tree branches to build beds or nests in trees. They select certain tree species to sleep in more frequently than other, but the reason for selecting a...

2013-02-22 23:02:01

In San Tan Valley, Arizona, the doctors of MomDoc at the Banner Ironwood Medical Center have delivered their 1000th baby on December 29, 2012. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 22, 2013 MomDoc, also known as the offices of Drs. Goodman & Partridge, OB/GYN, providers of obstetric and gynecological care in Arizona, have delivered their 1000th baby at the Banner Ironwood Medical Center in sunny San Tan Valley, Arizona. This baby was delivered just before the start of the year, and the 1000th...

2012-09-02 23:03:04

One of the largest country clubs in the desert, Ironwood CC has 1069 homes on 800 acres with 16 homeowner associations. Expected water and maintenance savings are huge. Palm Desert, CA (PRWEB) September 02, 2012 Relandscaping the grounds of an existing club -- especially one as large as Ironwood CC -- requires excellent leadership to engage the participation of the numerous homeowner associations. Happily, all of the associations have either been actively involved or plan to be, as the club...

2009-09-14 11:01:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that Thomas McCourt has joined the Company as chief commercial officer and senior vice president of marketing and sales. Mr. McCourt will be responsible for overall commercial strategy and execution and will lead Ironwood's growing marketing and sales team. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081006/NEM080ALOGO ) Mr. McCourt comes to Ironwood from Amgen, where he led the U.S. brand team for...

2009-09-14 11:01:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that David Ebersman has joined the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Ebersman is the chief financial officer of Facebook. He served at Genentech from 1994-2009 in a number of senior positions, including executive vice president and chief financial officer, senior vice president of product operations, vice president of product development, and project team leader for Avastin((R)), Genentech's...

2008-08-10 15:00:00

By TOM DAYKIN By TOM DAYKIN Walk through Mitchell International Airport's terminal and you see signs of the peak summer travel season: long lines of passengers waiting to check in for their flights, skycaps lugging in bags from the curb, and the constant tapping on computer keyboards by airline counter agents. It's a busy place -- except at the far southern end of the terminal, where Great Lakes Airlines operates its counter. There are no lines, none of those fancy electronic ticket...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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