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2014-09-19 08:28:39

Rebecca Kantar and Pippa Biddle Join High-Growth Startup Learning Platform NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GLG today announced that Rebecca Kantar and Pippa Biddle, formerly of BrightCo, have joined GLG Share, the professional learning membership for high-growth startups. Kantar and Biddle will leverage the experience they gained running BrightCo, a platform connecting brands and investors to Millennial expertise, to help grow GLG Share and further GLG's commitment to the...

2014-09-18 23:09:44

VoiceThread, a collaborative platform used by more than 5 million people and thousands of the world’s best schools and universities, has released a new version, available immediately worldwide. Durham, NC (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 "Live human interaction is a critical part of the online learning experience; however, it’s quite clear that people don’t want to schedule it anymore. Anytime-anywhere convenience, a standard requirement for online learning, conflicts directly with a...

2014-09-18 23:09:08

OMICS Group International invites researchers, authors and academicians across the globe to participate in the ‘Open Access Week’ by actively contributing their research outcome as articles to OMICS Group Pharma and Omics Journals from 20-26th October, 2014. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 OMICS Group International invites researchers, authors and academicians across the globe to participate in the ‘Open Access Week’ by actively contributing their research outcome as articles to OMICS...

2014-09-18 23:07:51

The report covers the machine condition monitoring market by products, components, applications, and geography. APAC is the emerging market and has the highest growth rate of at a CAGR of 7.16% from 2014 to 2020 amongst all the geographic regions.(http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/machine-health-monitoring-market-29627363.html) (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 According to a new market research report of the "Machine Condition Monitoring Market by Product (Vibration...

2014-09-18 23:07:27

Pierson Library in partnership with Recorded Books announces availability of online continuing education service Universal Class, and streaming movie service IndieFlix. Shelburne, VT (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Pierson Library has partnered with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD) to offer two electronic resources: Universal Class and IndieFlix. Universal Class is an online continuing education service providing a diverse offering of courses for personal and professional...

2014-09-18 16:28:20

The international event organized by INAF features renowned experts including Simin Meydani, PhD and Jeffrey Bland, MD, PhD MONTREAL, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Atrium Innovations Inc. ("Atrium" or the "Company"), a globally recognized leader in applied clinical nutrition research and education, is proud to announce its speaker line up for BÉNÉFIQ 2014, an international rendez-vous dedicated to the topic of health ingredients taking place Sept. 23-25 in Quebec City, Canada,...

2014-09-18 16:24:50

LONDON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARYThe report titled "Asia-Pacific Nutraceuticals Industry Outlook to 2017 - India and China to Lead Growth" present a comprehensive analysis of the nutraceutical, functional food and beverages, dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals industry covering market size in terms of revenues, market segmentation by geography, trends and developments and future outlook of the industry. The report also entails a detailed description of the...

2014-09-18 12:27:28

"Debate Dershowitz" will Feature Famed Attorney Leading Vigorous Discussions on a Wide Range of Topics with an Emphasis on Domestic and International Politics NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM today announced "Debate Dershowitz," a new limited run six-episode series with famed attorney Alan M. Dershowitz, is launching Sunday, September 21st at 10:00 am - Noon ET on SiriusXM's Indie Channel 102. The program will feature the Author, Libertarian, Activist and Harvard Law...

2014-09-17 23:10:49

Webinar will examine how the key to solving difficult performance issue or behavioral anomalies can be found in network logs Boulder, CO. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), a leading IT and data management research and consulting firm, today announced it will host a new research Webinar entitled “Log Analytics for Network Operations Management,” featuring EMA VP of Research, Network Management, Jim Frey. While log analytics is a well-known approach...

2014-09-17 23:10:05

The Training Factor, LLC., has announced the arrival of its new Growth Index feature, an employee assessment feature that takes an otherwise grueling and time consuming process and makes it quick, easy, and automated. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The Training Factor, LLC., the leading provider of online talent management and development software, custom e-learning course content and performance improvement for all manufactured, student, military, aging in place, and multifamily...


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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...

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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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'