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2014-07-17 23:02:49

Created by chemistry professors to serve the needs of educators who want to flip their chemistry courses, Flipped Chemistry launches an online community with over 100 members. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Yesterday, Flipped Chemistry launched their online community, FlippedChemistry.com. Flipped Chemistry aims to serve chemistry educators who desire to flip their chemistry courses - a burgeoning trend in higher education. A “flipped classroom” inverts the traditional classroom model by...

2014-07-17 20:24:17

- Largest public trade secrets settlement in Illinois history - CHICAGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investment research and management firm Morningstar, Inc. agreed to pay $61 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Business Logic, a Chicago-based developer of financial software. Business Logic, the parent company of NextCapital, claimed that Morningstar and its subsidiary, Ibbotson Associates, violated a contract and took Business Logic's intellectual property. This payment is the...

2014-07-17 12:23:17

The release also includes new pore pressure prediction and shale analysis modules. HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paradigm(®) (www.pdgm.com) announced today that it has released the latest version of its industry-leading Geolog(®) formation evaluation and petrophysics analysis solution suite. The release includes a plug-in that enables direct data transfer from Geolog to Petrel* seismic to simulation software, providing log analysts and petrophysicists the freedom to...

2014-07-17 08:33:35

DENVER, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HOSTING, the leading provider of managed cloud services, announced today its inclusion in the Gartner, Inc. 2014 Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting. This is the third year running that HOSTING has been recognized in the prestigious industry ranking and report from the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. The evaluation criteria are centered on a provider's ability to execute, which includes its service...

2014-07-16 08:26:02

Acquisition of Analytics Optimization Agency Leads to New Role for Well-Regarded Analytics Pro, Yoram Greener NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Water Cooler Group (WCG), a leading brand media communications company, today announced a new, standalone Technology and Advanced Analytics Division through the acquisition of digital media and analytics optimization agency JubaPlus. The division, which will be lead by industry expert Yoram Greener, will work closely with all of WCG's divisions...

2014-07-16 08:24:49

Partners look to reimagine nutrition and physical activity in the school environment via new collaborations, student empowerment and cutting-edge science ARLINGTON, Texas, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, more than 900 students and thought leaders will gather and recommit their support for healthy change in America's schools at the Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Ambassador Summit, and the GENYOUth Foundation Nutrition + Physical Activity Learning Connection Summit and Fuel Up-Play-Learn...

2014-07-15 23:14:49

LiveFitter was appointed as Regional Branding Agency for Optimum Nutrition & BSN. Equipped with strong vertical knowledge of the category and a fast growing community, the firm aims to craft some groundbreaking campaigns in the year to come. Singapore (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 LiveFitter, the health and fitness branding specialists based in Asia, has been tasked with the regional branding of Glanbia Performance Nutrition's key performance nutrition brands Optimum Nutrition and BSN....

2014-07-15 23:14:02

Caserta Concepts President Joe Caserta, featured at Campus Technology 2014 in Boston, will talk about how efficiently managing, extracting and analyzing data can provide that competitive edge. New York/Boston (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Tuition hikes, student loan debt, online learning, budget cuts, competition for applications and enrollment and a tight job market all grab headlines and shape the higher education landscape. The challenge now for colleges and universities is how best to respond...

2014-07-15 23:13:54

STEM Middle Early College Partnership and The Common Core State Standards were the focus of the Middle College National Consortium’s 22nd Annual Summer Professional Development Institute. A record 240 attendees from over fifty-five high schools, school districts and colleges came together to attend workshops, network with like minded educators, plan for the upcoming school year, and hear Dr. Christopher Emdin, Associate Professor, Science Education, Teachers college, Columbia University...

2014-07-15 23:06:17

Integration will provide direct connection between auto parts recyclers and CCC collision repair shop customers for electronic parts quoting, procurement and invoicing. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 CCC Information Services (CCC) announced today it has signed an agreement with Actual Systems of America (ASA) to integrate the company’s Pinnacle Professional automotive recycling software with CCC’s parts-supplier solution, CCC TRUE™ Parts Network. The integration between the two...


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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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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