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2014-12-04 12:31:30

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone who wants to learn more about religion or share their understanding of any faith has a new online destination, Deily.org.

2014-12-04 12:31:13

Nine Faculty Research Projects from Seven Universities to Study the Impact and Effectiveness of Online Learning DALLAS, Dec.

2014-12-04 08:35:40

New initiative enables students to complete first year of college tuition-free while in high school PHOENIX, Dec.

2014-12-03 23:11:50

barometerIT, an emerging SaaS provider, and Gartner 2014 Cool Vendor, announced that it has been positioned in the “Visionaries” quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for Integrated IT Portfolio

2014-12-03 23:03:38

The consortium includes insurance carriers, construction industry leaders and supporting enterprises. Bothell, WA (PRWEB) December 03, 2014 EagleView

2014-12-03 23:03:10

Event for middle school students featured hands-on activities and interactions with female cybersecurity professionals LA PLATA, MD (PRWEB) December 03, 2014

2014-12-03 16:26:47

Debuts New Science-Backed System to Improve K-12's Test-Taking Skills NEW YORK, Dec.

2014-12-03 16:26:26

Verizon Innovate Learning Grants to Help Underserved Schools Stimulate Students' Interest in Tech Fields BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Dec.

2014-12-03 16:24:21

People's Choice award given to team that receives most votes from visitors to The Economist's website NEW YORK, Dec.


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Dryinus grimaldii is an extinct species of wasp that is classified within the Dryinidae family and was once found in Hispaniola. This species was first discovered encased in amber on the island of Hispaniola and is known from five female individuals. Both the holotype, the original specimen used to describe the species, and the paratype, the individual studied to further describe the species, are encased in orange amber and stored at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City....

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The Lucia widow (Palpopleura lucia) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in a large range that includes Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Madagascar, Namibia, South Africa, and Zambia, among many other areas of sub-Saharan Africa. It prefers a habitat in tropical and subtropical habitats near rivers, swamps, wetlands, lakes, and marshes. The total population number of this species is not known and it is threatened by habitat loss due to drainage modifications and...

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2014-01-12 00:00:00

Physics is a natural science involving the study of matter and its motion through space-time, along with related concepts such as energy and force. On a broader scale, it also involves the general analysis of nature, conducted in order to understand how the universe behaves. Physics is one of the oldest academic disciplines, perhaps the oldest through its inclusion of astronomy. Physics was part of natural philosophy until the Scientific Revolution in the 16th century, when the natural...

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Chemistry is a physical science concerned with the composition, structure, and properties of matter. It also deals with the changes that matter undergoes during chemical reactions. It incorporates the studies of various atoms, molecules, crystals and other aggregates which can be combined or isolated and concepts of energy and entropy through which chemical processes occur. Modern chemistry (from the Egyptian kēme, meaning "earth") evolved from alchemy following the chemical revolution...

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Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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