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2014-11-03 23:10:00

Illinois-based Healthcare Software Development and Integration Firm adds new role to continue to drive product development and growth. Elgin, Illinois (PRWEB)

2014-11-03 23:09:28

ACGI will Launch New Hosted Application at the Institute for Credentialing Excellence’s 2014 ICE Exchange, November 11-14, 2014 in San Antonio Columbia, MD

2014-11-03 23:00:33

The 50th anniversary celebration of the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, Italy, last month was a celebration of international scientific collaboration in promoting

Francois Hollande
2014-11-01 04:54:18

Martin Luther King, John F. Kennedy, Churchill all had the ability to enrapture those who heard them speak. What was their special gift? We know it as charisma, but how did they achieve it?

2014-10-31 23:07:52

Results outlined in the report demonstrate VIF’s commitment to supporting the development of global-ready districts, schools, teachers and students. Chapel


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Dryinus grimaldii
2014-11-19 13:05:38

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....

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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Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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