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2011-01-04 08:28:00

DENVER, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinica Tepeyac, one of Denver's most respected safety net clinics, has tapped its founder to be its new executive director. Jim Garcia is returning to the clinic he started in 1993. Over the years, the clinic has become a model for providing health education, prevention, and primary medical services to the Latino population in Metro Denver. The clinic, at 5075 Lincoln Street in Denver, serves uninsured, underinsured and low-income families. "Jim...

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2010-12-13 08:30:00

Researchers from Imperial College London and Queen Mary, University of London have created an online database that allows users to see flower colors through the eyes of a bee. The database, which is entitled the Floral Reflectance Database (FReD), is referenced in the latest edition of the journal PLoS One as "a valuable new tool for researchers interested in the colors of flowers and their association with pollinator color vision, containing raw spectral reflectance data for a large number...

2010-11-02 11:35:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- TV Land announced today that beloved and acclaimed Emmy® award-winning actress and Oscar nominee Mary Tyler Moore ("The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "The Dick Van Dyke Show") will guest star on the second season premiere of TV Land's hit sitcom "Hot in Cleveland" on Wednesday, January 19th at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Moore will join the sensational veteran cast of Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick and Betty White. "Hot In Cleveland"...

2010-09-30 11:39:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- With its haunted history and new take on Halloween attractions, the Queen Mary's Dark Harbor premieres tomorrow night creating what is sure to be a new October tradition in Southern California. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100930/LA74330) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100930/LA74330) Chill-seekers looking for a change from the area's usual theme-park scares are in for a terrifying treat as the reportedly...

2010-08-02 20:37:56

Scientists have developed a material for bone grafts that could one day replace the 'gold standard' natural bone implants. A new study shows how particles of a ceramic called calcium phosphate have the ability to stimulate promising bone regrowth by attracting stem cells and 'growth factors' to promote healing and the integration of the grafted tissue. "The rate of bone repair we see with these materials rivals that of traditional grafts using a patients' own bone," said Professor Joost de...

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2010-06-30 11:14:05

Research by scientists at Queen Mary, University of London has found that a predicted rise in global temperature of 4°C by 2100 could lead to a 13% reduction in ecosystems' ability to absorb carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere. Writing in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, the scientists describe a new model to predict how the carbon storage capacity of ecosystems would respond to future global warming. They tested their predictions against data collected from...

2010-06-21 12:58:00

SOUTHAMPTON, England, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing the company's legacy of the annual World Voyage they pioneered 90 years ago, Cunard Line is proud to announce the 2012 World Voyage programme aboard The Most Famous Ocean Liners in the World. The Line's newest ship, Queen Elizabeth, and its flagship, Queen Mary 2, will sail these legendary voyages to a combined 60 ports across 33 countries, featuring Queen Mary 2's first circumnavigation around Australia. To view this release in...

2010-06-16 23:28:31

In a computerized game of 'spot the difference,' people are more likely to notice additions, removals than color changes Scientists have just come several steps closer to understanding change blindness "” the well studied failure of humans to detect seemingly obvious changes to scenes around them "” with new research that used a computer-based model to predict what types of changes people are more likely to notice. These findings on change blindness were presented in a Journal of...

2010-06-09 06:45:00

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- On New Year's Day in the year 1000, a young widow is suddenly plunged into the vampire underworld. In "The Strongest Fire" (published by iUniverse), by Sarah Winters, Mary must learn to adapt and survive in her strange new existence. Having lost both her husband and young daughter to untimely death, Mary is used to being alone. But having gone to live with and help her brother and his wife raise their 12 children, she is rarely all by herself....

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2010-06-05 06:50:00

Ever wondered how cockroaches seem to know the best place to grab a meal? New research at Queen Mary, University of London suggests that, just like humans, they share their local knowledge of the best food sources and follow 'recommendations' from others. It is often striking how little we know about our closest neighbor. Until now, it was assumed that cockroaches forage on their own to find food and water. However, this work shows how groups of the insects seem to make a collective choice...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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