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2014-09-16 08:39:23

Chegg Partners with ImFirst.org and College Advising Corps to Create Online Counseling Platform that Offers High School Students Free and Affordable College Counseling SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chegg, Inc. (CHGG), the Student Hub, today announced the launch of a live, online college counseling platform that democratizes the college counseling industry. Chegg's goal is to make college counseling accessible to all students. By leveraging Chegg's InstaEDU...

2014-09-16 08:38:42

A strategic partnership with Pearson, the world's leading education services company, will provide Viridis Learning users access to Pearson Workforce Education online courses NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viridis Learning announced today a strategic partnership with Pearson, the world's leading learning company that provides learning services, technologies, and assessments to institutions, educators, professionals and students across the world. Photo -...

2014-09-16 08:20:53

RUEIL-MALMAISON, France, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Register now! IFP School, the graduate school for energy and transportation professions, is launching its first free on-line course on sustainable mobility. This MOOC is delivered in English and will be spread over four weeks, from 3 to 30 November 2014. If you want to know more about engine design for tomorrow's vehicles or environmental and societal issues related to...

2014-09-15 23:10:36

Demand for Intelligent Voice Automation Drives Growth at SmartAction; New Hires from Large, Respected Brands El Segundo, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 SmartAction, the leading provider of artificial intelligence voice self-service systems, today announced a 28 percent increase in staff since the beginning of the year. The additional employees will support the growing demand for its Intelligence Voice Automation (IVA™) in customer service. In 2014, SmartAction hired several team members...

2014-09-15 23:07:39

Alphalytics™ gets its debut at the 38th Annual Institute in Atlantic City, N.J. Huntingdon Valley, PA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Alpha Systems, a leading and trusted provider of healthcare data and document management solutions to major hospitals and integrated delivery networks (IDNs), will be exhibiting at the 38th Annual Institute of the New Jersey Chapter of HFMA at The Borgata Hotel and Casino Spa, Atlantic City, NJ. The company will be demonstrating their new solution,...

2014-09-15 23:05:59

The Science of Happiness Learning Community is a joint collaboration between Sennseis.com and the Greater Good Science Center (GGSC) at UC Berkeley Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Sennseis, a new Silicon Valley company, has launched a global online community to support the Greater Good Science Center’s massive open online course (MOOC), "The Science of Happiness." The course -- which has attracted more than 100,000 students -- is the first MOOC to teach the...

2014-09-15 23:02:07

Over 400 physicians and clinicians representing 14 countries around the world will gather this week at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort will gather this week for the second annual International Plant-based Nutrition Healthcare Conference. Drs. Ornish, Esselstyn, Campbell and many of the foremost experts in preventive, nutritional medicine—whole food, plant-based nutrition—are featured as part of the conference faculty. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Physicians and clinicians...

2014-09-15 20:21:57

Next Steps Include Issuing Draft for Public Comment WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved for public comment PCORI's proposed process for peer review and public release of its primary research findings. The public comment period opens today and runs through Friday, Nov. 7. The draft outlines how PCORI proposes to meet its legislative mandate to conduct peer review of the...

2014-09-15 16:31:16

Provisions Would Set Back Financial Accountability and Transparency WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Data Transparency Coalition (DTC) today urged the House of Representatives to postpone the vote on H.R. 5405, the Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act, which is scheduled for this evening. Certain provisions in the bill would be detrimental to the push for more accountability and transparency in financial reporting. DTC Executive...

2014-09-15 16:26:07

RSW/US Survey Reveals Biggest Marketing Agency Deficiencies CINCINNATI, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RSW/US, the outsourced lead generation & business development firm for marketing agencies, released their latest survey report: The 2014 Agency-Marketer Business Report. The survey was completed by 110 senior level marketers and 220 marketing agency executives during August, 2014. In the report, Marketers reveal their biggest concerns about marketing agencies today: Their...


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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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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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