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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
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.