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New Study Discusses 107-year Journey Of The Beetle

New Study Discusses 107-year Journey Of The Beetle Rhipidocyrtus Muiri

Pensoft Publishers Serendipity leads University of Kansas scientists to the discovery and description of Rhipidocyrtus muiri - a 107 year old beetle, lost in collections specimen, which turned out to represent a new genus and species. The long...

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2014-07-18 23:02:35

Hellas to Test MoJack Distributor’s Ozone Turf Sanitizing Cleaner Wichita, KS (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Sports construction company Hellas is set to receive MoJack Distributors’ Clean O3 OnTurf cleaning system for field testing with the goal of further lessening the impact on the environment and increasing player safety. “We are very excited about the opportunity to be one of the first to test MoJack’s OnTurf cleaning system,” said Reed J. Seaton, President and Chief Executive...

2014-07-18 20:20:21

WICHITA, Kan., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) will release its second quarter 2014 financial results at 6:30 a.m. Central time Friday, August 1, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130515/CG13652LOGO President and Chief Executive Officer Larry Lawson and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Sanjay Kapoor will participate in a conference call presentation to securities analysts about second quarter 2014 results and...

2014-07-17 08:31:14

SITECH Central Joins the First Fully Dedicated Global Distribution Network for Construction Technology Solutions SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that a SITECH(®) Technology Dealer has been established in Kansas, with the exception of Cherokee county, and northwestern Missouri. SITECH Central joins the premier network of SITECH dealerships--the first fully dedicated global distribution network offering the most comprehensive...

2014-07-17 08:29:24

Data platform to accelerate improvements in clinical quality and operational efficiency SALT LAKE CITY and KANSAS CITY, Kan., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Kansas Hospital, a world-class academic medical center and destination for complex care and diagnosis, has selected Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing and analytics, to further improve the quality of care and lower costs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140217/MM66628LOGO The...

2014-07-16 23:10:01

The University of Kansas Hospital received a $12.5 million Health Care Innovation Grant to work with Hays Medical Center, 10 critical access hospitals, and rural providers throughout western Kansas. PYA is honored to partner with these providers to design an innovative care delivery model focused on improving heart health and stroke survival in Kansas. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 PYA, a national healthcare consulting and assurance firm, congratulates The University of Kansas...

2014-07-16 04:20:37

WICHITA, Kan., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Inc. [NYSE: SPR] is announcing a name change for its aftermarket business from Spirit Aftermarket Customer Support to Global Customer Support & Services (GCS&S) to reflect the organization's customer focus. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130515/CG13652LOGO "This name change better represents the services we provide to our global customers. GCS&S is focused on providing the best customer support...

2014-07-15 16:27:06

Hospital Ranks in the Top 20 Nationally in Five Areas KANSAS CITY, Kan., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All 12 specialty programs of The University of Kansas Hospital are nationally ranked in the top 50 in the prestigious 2014-15 adult "Best Hospital" lists from U.S. News & World Report. Only 13 other hospitals in the country earned the distinction of being nationally ranked in each of the data-driven specialty rankings. For the fifth year in a row, The University of Kansas Hospital was...

2014-07-10 08:23:19

SALT LAKE CITY, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Richfield Oil & Gas Company (OTCQX: ROIL) ("Richfield") announced today that since entering into the Agreement and Plan of Merger ("Merger") with Stratex Oil & Gas Inc. (OTCBB: STTX) ("Stratex") announced on May 7, 2014, which must be approved by Richfield shareholders, Richfield has received $1.7 million in proceeds from the $3 million Loan Agreement with Stratex which has been advanced to fast forward the pre-merger development...

2014-07-09 08:20:46

Company to Install and Integrate IT/Communications Systems for New Airport Terminal Area RESTON, Va., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health, and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by the Wichita Airport Authority to install and integrate IT/communications systems for the new airport terminal at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport, now known as the Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport. The single-award firm, fixed-price (FFP)...

2014-07-08 12:28:54

Lee National Denim Day® has raised millions for breast cancer programs and research, and three ambassadors will help lead this year's campaign MERRIAM, Kan., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three courageous breast cancer survivors are Lee Jeans' 2014 Lee National Denim Day ambassadors, leading a campaign to raise millions of dollars to fight breast cancer. The three women will join Lee on Friday, October 3, to urge millions of people nationwide to put on their jeans and...


Latest Kansas Reference Libraries

Flint Hills
2013-04-19 14:38:33

The Flint Hills, known historically as Bluestern Pastures or Blue Stem Hills, are a group of hills located in eastern Kansas reaching into north central Oklahoma, extending from Marshall County and Washington County in Kansas in the north to Cowley County, Kansas and Osage and Kay counties in Oklahoma towards the south. The people of Oklahoma usually refer to the same geologic formation as the Osage Hills or “The Osage”. The Flint Hills are designated as a unique ecoregion due to it...

Steven Hawley
2012-10-22 10:43:54

Steven Hawley is a former NASA astronaut. He was born Steven Alan Hawley on December 12, 1951 in Ottawa, Kansas. He graduated from Salina High School Central in Salina, Kansas in 1969 and continued on to The University of Kansas, where he received two Bachelor of Arts degrees in physics and astronomy. After graduating with the highest distinction of his class and spending summers as a research assistant at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, West Virginia, Hawley received...

A Cold Front On The Weather Map
2012-06-18 21:09:52

Looking at our weather map above we can see a cold front moving through the states of Oklahoma and Kansas. The major thing about a cold front is the weather it can bring with it. The eastern side of the cold front provides two chances to receive precipitation. The first one is known as a squall line which usually forms some 50-150 miles ahead of the cold front. The squall line can be responsible for bringing severe weather in the form of super-cell thunderstorms. The second part...

2012-06-14 10:51:23

Symbol: SAAM4 Group: Monocot Family: Alismataceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:KS, MO, OK Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

2012-06-14 13:59:55

Symbol: PEKA8 Group: Lichen Family: Lichinaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   OMKA Omphalaria kansana Tuck. Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lichinales Family   Lichinaceae Genus   Peccania A. Massal. – peccania lichen Species   Peccania kansana (Tuck.) Forss. – Kansas...

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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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