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2014-01-10 11:15:00

A new study led by University of Kentucky researchers suggests that activating the tumor suppressor p53 in normal cells causes them to secrete Par-4, another potent tumor suppressor protein that induces cell death in cancer cells. This finding may help researchers decipher how to inhibit the growth of tumors that have become resistant to other treatments. Loss of the tumor suppressor p53 often contributes to therapy resistance in tumors. In the study, published in Cell Reports, the...

2014-01-09 23:02:50

Eastern Kentucky University is the top-ranked Kentucky school for Best Online Master's Degree Programs and is in the top 100 for online graduate programs for Education and Nursing. Richmond, KY (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Eastern Kentucky University is ranked among the best in the U.S. News & World Report’s recently announced 2014 Best Online Education Program Rankings. EKU is the highest-ranking Kentucky school among Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs and one of only two...

2014-01-09 08:22:51

PIRAEUS, Greece, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NewLead Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: NEWL) ("NewLead" or the "Company") announced today that it has been granted access to develop and mine the Five Mile mine (7,695 mineral acres), that includes a CSX rail load facility, the Andy Rail Terminal, in Kentucky, USA which mine the Company agreed to acquire in 2012. As previously announced, NewLead has received a reserve report, dated May 2013, for the Five Mile mine, compliant with the U.S....

2014-01-08 23:04:31

Newport Aquarium, the No. 1 aquarium in the country according to USA Today’s 10Best.com, is pleased to announce the return of Winter Family Days, when two children are admitted free with each full-priced adult ticket. This family-favorite offer will be available from Jan. 8 through Feb. 28, 2014, during which time the aquarium will open one hour early at 9 a.m. every Saturday and holiday weekend. Newport, KY (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Newport Aquarium, the No. 1 aquarium in the country...

2013-12-18 23:27:44

National Championships to be Held 2014, 2015, 2016 at Kentucky Exposition Center Louisville, Ky. (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Boys Basketball President Henry Forrest and Louisville Sports Commission Executive Director Karl Schmitt announced today that the AAU has awarded its high school boys grades 10 through 12 Division I National Championships and Gold Super Showcases - the elite AAU competition - to Louisville, Ky. for three years starting in 2014. The AAU...

2013-12-16 23:24:01

Acquisition expands General Data’s printer service and supplies customer base in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 General Data Company, Inc., a leading manufacturer and provider of barcode identification, tracking, data management and equipment service products and solutions, has announced that it has acquired Spectrum Computer Products, Inc. of Mason, OH, a provider of business printers, supplies and service. Spectrum’s employees and business...

2013-12-15 23:01:57

The Firm is now investigating Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of individuals who developed new-onset Type 2 diabetes, allegedly due to their use of the cholesterol-lowering statin. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 15, 2013 A new Lipitor lawsuit (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/) filed in Kentucky claims that a woman’s Type 2 diabetes could have been avoided were it not for allegedly inadequate warnings provided by Pfizer, Inc., Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. The complaint, which was...


Latest Kentucky Reference Libraries

Daniel Boone National Forest
2014-01-20 14:32:45

The Daniel Boone National Forest is the only national forest that is completely within the boundaries of Kentucky. When it was established in 1937, it was originally named the Cumberland National Forest, after the core region called the Cumberland Purchase Unit. Roughly 2,100,000 acres are encompassed within its current proclamation boundary, of which 706,000 acres are owned and managed by the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, up from about 620,000 acres in the early to...

Mammoth Cave National Park
2013-04-25 16:05:17

Mammoth Cave National Park is located in the state of Kentucky in the United States. The park holds 52,830 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native Americans. Many mummies and artifacts have been found in Mammoth Cave and surrounding caves to support this. It is thought that first man of European descent to visit the area was John Houchin or Francis Houchin. The legend says that one of the brothers was hunting a wounded bear that entered the cave to hide. The first documented discovery...

2012-06-14 11:14:09

Symbol: RIKE Group: Lichen Family: Physciaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Physciaceae Genus   Rinodina (Ach.) A. Gray – rinodina lichen Species   Rinodina kentuckyensis Fink – Kentucky rinodina lichen

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2012-06-14 12:40:31

Symbol: POPRP2 Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N AK    I HI    I PR    I CAN    I SPM    I Synonyms:   POAG Poa agassizensis B. Boivin & D. Löve   POAN6 Poa angustifolia L.   POPRA Poa pratensis L. ssp. agassizensis (B. Boivin & D. Löve) Roy L. Taylor & MacBryde   POPRA2 Poa pratensis L. ssp....

2012-06-14 12:40:33

Symbol: POPRC Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: AK    I CAN    N GL    N Synonyms:   POALC2 Poa alpigena Lindm. ssp. colpodea (Th. Fr.) Jurtzev & V.V. Petrovsky   POALC3 Poa alpigena Lindm. var. colpodea (Th. Fr.) Schol.   POPRC2 Poa pratensis L. var. colpodea (Th. Fr.) Soreng   POPRV Poa pratensis L. var. vivipara (Malmgr.) B. Boivin Distribution: County...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • 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.
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