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MSU Plan Would Control Deadly Tsetse Fly
2012-05-07 09:41:04

For the first time, scientists have created a satellite-guided plan to effectively control the tsetse fly — an African killer that spreads “sleeping sickness” disease among humans and animals and wipes out $4.5 billion in livestock every year. Michigan State University researchers developed the plan using a decade´s worth of NASA satellite images of Kenyan landscape and by monitoring tsetse movement. With unprecedented precision, the plan can tell where and when to...

2011-03-02 07:15:00

BARRIE, Ontario, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Job losses and financial hardship have spurred increasing numbers of people to venture online to start businesses -- and many of them are working with shoestring budgets. The phenomenon is fueling the growth of business-to-business service companies like LogoNerds.com (http://www.logonerds.com), which has just completed its 20,000th logo design project. To mark the occasion, LogoNerds.com is offering up the number-one logo design rule the...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.