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Gross! Scientists Find More Than 10,000 Species Of Germs On The Human Body
2012-06-14 10:35:33

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com Take a much closer look at the human body and you might see something you perhaps didn´t expect to find: a community of more than 10,000 different species of germs and bacteria, making their home on our skin, in our mouths, up our noses, and in our gut. While you may squirm at the thought of having so many germs crawling in, on, over and around your body, scientists are quick to point out that not all these germs are bad. In fact, researchers have...

2010-10-12 16:37:00

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, Ontario, BALTIMORE and ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Desire2Learn Incorporated (Desire2Learn), a leading provider of mission-critical enterprise eLearning solutions, is pleased to announce that the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), one of the world's leading advocates for Internet access by blind Americans, has awarded the Gold Level NFB-NVA Certification to Desire2Learn for Desire2Learn® Learning Suite 9.1. Working with...

2010-10-10 21:58:00

LONDON, October 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ICIS (http://www.icis.com ), a leading global provider of news and information for the chemical and energy sectors, today announces the winners in the ICIS Innovation Awards 2010 (http://www.icis.com/awards ). The annual awards are supported by Dow Corning (http://www.dowcorning.com ) as lead sponsor, with CRA International (http://www.crai.com/chemicals ) sponsoring the category for Best Product Innovation and U.S. Chemicals...

2009-12-15 15:30:00

WASHINGTON and KITCHENER, ONTARIO, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Blackboard Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBB) and Desire2Learn Incorporated (Desire2Learn) announced today that the companies have reached an agreement to license each other's worldwide e-learning patent portfolios and settle all outstanding litigation between them. Under the terms of the Agreement, the companies will dismiss their pending litigation. "We are pleased to have resolved our differences with Desire2Learn," said Michael...

2009-10-19 04:00:00

LONDON, October 19 /PRNewswire/ -- ICIS (http://www.icis.com ), a leading global provider of news and information for the chemical and energy sectors, today announces the winners in the ICIS Innovation Awards 2009 (http://www.icis.com/awards ). The annual awards are supported by Dow Corning (http://www.dowcorning.com ) as lead sponsor, with CRA International (http://www.crai.com/chemicals ) sponsoring the category for Best Product Innovation. The winners of the four categories...

2009-09-04 22:33:08

John Baker had two RBI singles and a two-run homer Friday in Florida's 9-6 victory over Washington. Jorge Cantu also had a two-run shot for the Marlins, who won their third straight in the opener of a 10-game road trip. Florida jumped a game in front of Atlanta for second place in the National League East and is 7 1/2 games behind division-leading Philadelphia. Reliever Burke Badenhop (6-4) got the victory with three scoreless innings after starter Sean West gave up five runs in three...

2009-07-31 21:29:59

John Baker singled in the go-ahead run as part of a three-run eighth inning Friday, lifting the Florida Marlins to a 5-2 win over the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs, who began the evening with a half-game lead over St. Louis in the National League Central, had won their previous two games. Chicago rallied from a 2-0 deficit in the seventh when Jake Fox hit a two-run homer but the Marlins came back in the eighth to break open the contest. Carlos Marmol (2-2), the fourth Chicago pitcher, walked Jorge...

2009-05-08 23:52:42

John Baker and Jeremy Hermida had two-run singles in the fifth inning Friday and the Florida Marlins ended a record streak of futility by beating Colorado 8-3. Starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco picked up the victory, ending a stretch of 20 straight games in which no Marlins starter had recorded a win. It was the longest such streak in franchise history. No Florida starter had emerged with a win since Anibal Sanchez did so April 16. The starters for the Marlins had gone 0-10 during that stretch....


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