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2014-06-17 08:30:42

Council for Disability Awareness Releases Ninth-Annual Long Term Disability Claims Review PORTLAND, Maine, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for Disability Awareness (CDA) today released its ninth-annual Long Term Disability Claims Review, an exclusive analysis of long term disability claims data and trends from 19 of America's top disability insurance companies. Disability claims payments in 2013 totaled $9.8 billion, a 1.6 percent increase over 2012. In addition, more...

2014-06-16 23:07:56

Nerve repair company achieves requirements for inclusion in equity market index Alachua, FL (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), a leading medical technology company focused on the $1.6 billion US peripheral nerve repair market, announced today that it was included on a preliminary list of additions to the Russell Microcap® Index according to information posted by Russell Investments on June 13, 2014. The final 2014 reconstitution of the Russell Indexes will take...

2014-06-16 23:06:53

Collaborative multi-institutional predictive analytics service dedicated to student success is acknowledged by peers. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 The WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) has announced that the Predictive Analytics Reporting (PAR) Framework has been named a Campus Technology Innovator for 2014. Campus Technology editors and judging committee of higher educational IT leaders selected the PAR Framework as an innovator in the Student Systems &...

2014-06-16 23:06:03

TEC Analysis Based on More Than 60 Competitive CMMS/EAM Features Center Harbor, NH (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 After a six-month evaluation process, Bigfoot CMMS Enterprise and Enterprise+ has earned Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) Certification to prove its value as an easy-to-use, yet powerful pure-play Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)/Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) solution. In a 22-page report, TEC assessed Bigfoot according to more than 10 categories and 60...

2014-06-16 17:58:09

Cornell University Social scientists' analysis of 290,119,348 tweets from 193,522 "politically engaged" Twitter users during the 2012 presidential campaign conventions and debates found little creative thinking, and a slavish blitz of retweeting "elites" like @billmaher and @seanhannity, according to a new study. "Frankly, we're rather disappointed," says Cornell University's Drew Margolin. "Social media has so much potential to improve the diversity of voices and quality of exchanges...

2014-06-16 12:26:52

LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Spectacle Frame and Mounting Markets in Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/eye_care/spectacle_frame_mounting_markets_europe_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts_1.htmlThis industry report package offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for spectacle frames and...

2014-06-16 08:23:41

Multi-survey solution selected for its high interactivity, ease-of-use and advanced interpretation tools AMSTERDAM, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paradigm(®) (www.pdgm.com) announced today that SCDM Energie has adopted Paradigm SeisEarth(®) as part of its corporate standard for comprehensive seismic interpretation and visualization. The announcement was made at the 76(th) European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers (EAGE) in Amsterdam....

2014-06-15 15:12:38

PLOS A new study published in PLOS Computational Biology shows that genes associated with hereditary diseases occur throughout the human body. The study, by Esti Yeger-Lotem et al., used network biology to model the interactions between proteins associated with diseases such as Parkinson's in different tissues. Using these networks, they show that proteins carrying the disease are found throughout the body. In tissues vulnerable to hereditary diseases, the networked proteins had...

2014-06-13 23:07:23

TRS is making changes to their insurance policies and adding some important new policies including major medical insurance that will be available to all their healthcare travelers. Tontitown, AR (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 The Right Solutions (TRS) announced on Friday there will be some major changes to their insurance policies beginning July 1, 2014. TRS will be adding several new insurances, and reforming other policies to be compliant with the new Affordable Care Act requirements while...

2014-06-13 23:02:58

At the recent annual conference, The Institute for Financial Literacy honored Dr. Beckman with an EIFLE Award for her distinguished contribution to promoting financial literacy education. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Pocket Change: Using the Science of Personal Change to Improve Financial Habits (Effertrux Publishing) was named winner of the 2014 Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Adult Book of the Year award from the Institute for Financial Literacy. The...


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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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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.