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2011-04-18 07:05:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Exclusive technology from Bybee Labs, Inc. reduces unwanted power supply noise by up to 45dB or by a factor of nearly 200 times. The new technology is incorporated into Music Rails(TM), miniature modules that benefit almost every electronic application including, but not limited to, preamplifiers, phono amps, CD players, and digital to analog converters (DAC), for a variety of industries. Made in the U.S., these active, direct current...

2010-10-13 09:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Renowned educator Rodger Bybee's The Teaching of Science: 21st-Century Perspectives is the perfect vehicle to help science teachers, administrators, curriculum developers, and science teacher educators reflect on basic issues in science education today and in the coming years. He contends that for educators to learn how best to teach science, they must first identify why they teach and what is important to teach. Bybee addresses topics...

2009-08-06 12:24:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Civil Liberties Union released a video today featuring prominent figures, including Oscar-winning screenwriter and director Oliver Stone, reading from one of the infamous Bush administration legal memos used to justify the use of torture against detainees in U.S. custody. The video calls for accountability and the restoration of the rule of law. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/aclu/39457/ "The...

2008-06-30 09:01:43

The wife of a man who committed suicide after taking antidepressant medicine may sue the doctor who prescribed it even though her husband had signed an agreement requiring any claims against the doctor be arbitrated, the Utah Supreme Court has ruled. After prescribing medication to treat the man's depression, the doctor renewed the prescription with a stronger dose. The man committed suicide. His wife sued the doctor for wrongful death, claiming that he had failed to re-evaluate her...

2005-08-31 18:36:30

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Hawaiian taxpayers can sue the state government to challenge programs that give preference to natives of Hawaiian ancestry, a U.S. federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday. The lawsuit stems from plaintiffs who allege that different programs of the state's Office of Hawaiian Affairs unfairly promotes the welfare of Hawaiian natives. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said the plaintiffs could sue over Hawaiian programs funded by state taxes but said they...

2005-08-29 16:42:05

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court nominee John Roberts was told on Monday to expect questions at his Senate confirmation hearing about the Bush administration's view on the torture of prisoners as it pursues a war against terrorism. Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont said that during a meeting with Roberts he gave the conservative nominee a copy of a widely publicized administration memo that outlined how to avoid violating U.S. and international...


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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