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2014-09-09 23:01:14

The University of New England has received an NSF grant to implement a project- and research-oriented curriculum that will involve at least 29 courses and more than 1,600 students. Through the project, UNE undergraduates will work simultaneously on assessing, monitoring and modeling aspects of the Saco River estuary. Students will investigate urban, salt marsh, intertidal and open-water habitats and apply methods of ecology, physiology, molecular biology, botany, zoology, mathematics,...

2014-09-09 23:00:48

Guaranteed life insurance quotes for adults are now being displayed through the national tool built at the Quotes Pros website at http://quotespros.com/life-insurance.html. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Direct costs for some types of insurance in the U.S. are provided to consumers only after personal information is inputted on applications or into databases, according to new industry data. The Quotes Pros company is now assisting consumers when seeking guaranteed life...

2014-09-09 16:29:06

CHESTERFIELD, Mo., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BizLibrary is a finalist in the Best of Elearning! 2014 Awards in four categories - Best Learning Management System (SaaS), Best Soft-Skills Content, Best Social Learning, and Best Mobile App. Winners for each category will be revealed in ELearning! and Government Elearning! magazines in December and honored at the Enterprise Learning! Summit on January 15, 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121221/CG34005LOGO "This is the...

2014-09-09 16:21:10

Streetline honored by ITS World Congress as innovation pioneer DETROIT, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Intelligent Transportation Society's of America, Europe, and Japan announced the three companies globally elected into the ITS World Congress Hall of Fame at the ITS World Congress Conference in Detroit. Streetline was elected as the winner of the 'Industry Award' for its innovation and thought leadership in delivering smart parking solutions to cities, universities, corporate...

2014-09-09 12:26:07

DUBLIN, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Publishing for the PreK-12 Market 2014-2015" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Publishing for the PreK-12 Market 2014-2015 from Simba Information is the leading resources for expert analysis of the highly competitive PreK-12 school market. A changing market for instructional materials, tools and resources and an industry in transition from tradition print...

2014-09-08 23:10:28

OpenBI is rebranding as Inquidia to better express their position in the evolving data analytics market. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 OpenBI is now known as Inquidia Consulting. The new brand better reflects the diversity of end-to-end data services that the company brings to its clients. “We are passionate about data. And so are the companies we work with,” says president Steve Miller. “And this passion has taken us beyond the original OpenBI mission.” Beginning in...

2014-09-08 23:06:24

The University City Science Center’s newest STEAM program, Polymer Play, will accomplish two goals: introducing a new methodology for materials science education and inspiring city middle-schoolers to explore STEM disciplines and careers. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 What happens when you encourage middle-school students to imagine plastic from start to finish? Give them the raw materials, add a lot of slime, and you’ve got Polymer Play! The University City Science...

2014-09-08 23:05:11

DiscoverE which is formerly know as the National Engineers Week Foundation. This partnership will produce a number of programs and benefits for SAE Members; the first is the “New Faces of Engineering” program. WARRENDALE, Pa. (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 SAE International announces that it is a 2014-2015 Steering Committee Member for DiscoverE which is formerly know as the National Engineers Week Foundation. This partnership will produce a number of programs and benefits for SAE...

2014-09-08 23:00:16

Weather Analytics leverages hyper-local climate data to launch streamlined, cost effective solution to identify potentially fraudulent claims at the property level with the introduction of Weather Verification Reports. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The forensic analysis of property loss damage reportedly caused by weather requires both timely and precise high-resolution climate data. Weather Analytics, a rapidly expanding DC-based data and analytics firm, has leveraged its team...

2014-09-08 16:28:05

Positioned as a Leader in report for six consecutive years PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: JIVE), the world's leading provider of modern communication and collaboration solutions for business, today announced that leading analyst firm Gartner has named Jive a Leader in its 2014Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace(1) report. This is the sixth-consecutive year that Jive, whose cloud-based enterprise communication and...


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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
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.