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2014-06-30 16:29:21

Introducing SCU's Bachelor's Completion Program Tailored For Working Professionals And Launching This Fall! WHITTIER, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU) is proud to announce the launch of its very first undergraduate degree program. Starting this Fall, SCU will offer a Bachelor's Completion Program in Biological Sciences as part of its curriculum. The program, which has been certified and approved by WASC (Western Association...

2014-06-30 16:26:58

OWINGS MILLS, Md., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, portion-controlled weight-loss products and programs, today announced the addition of three new members to its Scientific Advisory Board: Simon Barquera, M.D., Ph.D., Susan Barr, Ph.D., R.D, and Steven Heymsfield, M.D. With the recent additions, Medifast's Scientific Advisory Board is now comprised of nine medical and scientific...

2014-06-30 16:24:13

LOS ANGELES, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the launch of its master of fine arts degree in creative writing, Mount St. Mary's College aims to grow a new community of talented, passionate writers whose stories reflect the diversity of the program's home city. Designed as a co-ed, weekend residency with working adults in mind, the Mount's MFA in creative writing is open to those interested in fiction, literary nonfiction, screenwriting, poetry, playwriting and publishing....

2014-06-30 12:35:46

BOSTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manhattan Software, the global leader in real estate (RE) and facility management (FM) software, has just been recognized as a "leader" by Gartner, Inc., in their latest Magic Quadrant for Integrated Workplace Management Systems which positions IWMS software companies according to their ability to execute and their vision. We believe Manhattan Software is a leader in the Magic Quadrant because of its strong position in both areas. "We are...

2014-06-30 12:31:45

NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oligomerix, Inc., a privately held company pioneering the development of disease modifying therapeutics for Alzheimer's disease (AD) and related neurodegenerative disorders, announced today the company will be presenting its lead drug development program during both the 9(th) Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) Forum of Neuroscience to be held July 5 - 9, 2014, in Milan, Italy and at the Alzheimer's Association International...

2014-06-30 12:26:11

- Total U.S. Medical Costs continue to rise at a slower pace NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices, a leading global provider of financial market indices, announced today the results of the S&P Healthcare Claims Indices showing healthcare costs rose 3.5% in the 12 months ended February 2014 compared to the 4.9% rise for the 12 months ended February 2013. Medical costs - inpatient and outpatient hospitalization plus professional services - rose 3.1%...

2014-06-30 08:36:30

Company Joins Leading U.S. Small-Cap Benchmark on Strong Performance STAMFORD, Conn., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: III), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, said today it has joined the Russell 2000(®) Index, the leading U.S. barometer of small-cap stocks, based on its strong operating performance and the resulting increase in its market capitalization. ISG officially was added to Russell 2000...

2014-06-30 08:30:26

JERSEY CITY, N.J., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Jersey City University Department of Nursing has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program (NCIN), a program of RWJF and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Through the grant, which supports traditionally underrepresented students who are making a career switch to nursing through an accelerated baccalaureate or...

2014-06-30 04:20:21

NEWARK, N.J., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI), the most widely followed spot container rate index, will be presented in interactive and visualized form on JOC.com under an agreement between JOC Group Inc. and the Shanghai Shipping Exchange, publisher of the SCFI Index. The agreement was signed by Wang Dongjiang, Vice President, Shanghai Shipping Exchange and Peter Tirschwell, Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer of JOC Group...

2014-06-29 23:00:56

Increase in the health awareness to boost the global market for minerals. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-minerals-nutraceuticals-2549066544.html (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 Minerals, in context of human diet, are inorganic chemical elements that are required for biological or biochemical processes that include the accumulation of electrolytes. The North American market for minerals is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.9% from 2013 to 2018. In spite of being a mature...


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Lucia Widow, Palpopleura lucia
2013-07-17 11:23:24

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...

Physics
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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2014-01-12 00:00:00

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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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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