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2011-05-03 12:00:00

ST. LOUIS, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today announced that all 11 directors were re-elected for one-year terms at the company's 2010 annual meeting of shareholders. Re-elected directors are: Gregory H.

2011-04-29 10:24:00

Race, Inequality, and Culture CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How has the socioeconomic position of African Americans changed in the past 50 years? What factors have affected their prosperity, well-being, and social standing? In the new issue of Daedalus, the Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 22 prominent social scientists examine "Race, Inequality, and Culture." They consider topics ranging from education and family support to racial identity,...

2011-04-26 11:43:00

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) will host a major conference on food and drug law, regulation and policy in China and the United States June 13-14, in Beijing, China. The FDLI conference, U.S.-China Food and Drug Law: Ensuring Quality, Improving Safety, Expanding Access, is being held in cooperation with Tsinghua University School of Law and Health Law Research Center.

2011-04-25 03:00:00

NEW YORK, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PEOPLE en Espanol 's "50 Most Beautiful" issue celebrates its 15th annual edition, honoring the hottest and freshest names in Hispanic entertainment. This year the magazine goes back in time to depict four iconic decades: the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s.

2011-04-19 23:03:43

An Ohio State biophysicist used a supercomputer to search thousands of molecular combinations for the best configuration to block a protein that can cause breast or prostate cancer.

2011-04-18 08:05:00

HOPKINTON, Mass., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced the world's first Data Scientist Summit to be held May 11-12 at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas.

2011-04-12 08:32:00

AKRON, Ohio, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholders of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: GT) today re-elected 12 members of the company's Board of Directors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050204/GTLOGO ) Re-elected were: James C.

2011-03-23 08:03:00

Popular comic strip Zits to help raise awareness of dangers of texting while driving through an array of AAA resources targeted at teens NEW YORK & ORLANDO, Fla., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading comics syndicate King Features Syndicate and AAA, North America's largest motoring and leisure travel organization, have come together to help put a stop against one of the most dangerous issues currently facing young drivers: texting while driving.

2011-03-14 10:08:00

NEW YORK, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Construction and Engineering News-Record are bringing together the top technology and business thought-leaders in architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) to discuss today's cutting-edge technologies, such as cloud computing and mobile options, at the Construction FutureTech 2011 Conference, taking place on April 6 in New York City. "As technology gets more sophisticated and capable of handling increasingly complicated tasks, the...

2011-03-11 00:00:27

Austin’s early stage accelerator is now accepting applications for tech startups ready to go to market or raise venture capital.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.