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2011-06-29 09:07:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Olive Branch Fund: A Thisbe and Noah Scott Legacy, an organization dedicated to combating pediatric motor neuron diseases, today announced its first funding award to Kevin Eggan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology at Harvard University.

2010-09-27 23:01:00

Out of the blue - $500,000 - No strings CHICAGO, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today named 23 new MacArthur Fellows for 2010.

2009-05-04 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies (FAPE), the leading non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the United States image abroad through American art, announced today that Vija Celmins, acclaimed American artist, has contributed Untitled (Web 5) to its Lee Kimche McGrath Original Print Collection. Each year, an American artist contributes a print for display in U.S.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.