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2014-10-20 23:05:50

Multiple-award procurement vehicle to provide IT and computer technologies. Crofton, Maryland (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Force 3, delivering the best in federal security, collaboration, next-generation networking and support solutions, today announced that it has been named a winner in NASA’s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) V government-wide procurement vehicle. The purpose of the SEWP V contract is to deliver state-of-the-art information technology and computer...

2014-10-20 23:04:53

The Maryland Venture Fund (MVF), the equity investment arm of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED), has invested $600,000 in Rockville-based Motionsoft, a leading provider of SaaS member relationship management software (MRMS) and payment services for the health and fitness industry. Annapolis, Maryland (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 The investment comes as part of a $10 million Series B investment round led by Route 66 Ventures and included Edison Ventures as a...

2014-10-20 16:27:39

Meg Sheetz Recognized for Leadership at Medifast & Contributions to the Baltimore Community OWINGS MILLS, Md., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven weight-loss products and programs, is proud to announce that President and COO Meg Sheetz has been named to The Baltimore Sun's 2014 50 Women to Watch List. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141020/153198 The Baltimore Sun's 50 Women to...

2014-10-16 23:04:45

Roadmap Lays Out Comprehensive Approach to Tackling Top Four Issues Impacting Honey Bee Health Keystone, Colorado (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The Honey Bee Health Coalition, a coalition of more than 30 organizations and agencies from across food, agriculture, government and conservation, today released Bee Healthy, a roadmap to improve honey bee health through collective action that will accomplish more than any one group can achieve on its own. Facing unacceptable declines in honey bee...

2014-10-16 12:21:48

Source: New Auto Care Association E-Tailing Study BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Contrary to conventional wisdom, the largest portion of the online purchasing, or e-tailing, market for replacement parts is the professional technician segment, according to E-Tailing in the Automotive Aftermarket from the Auto Care Association. In addition, professional technicians purchase a slightly different mix of products, compared to the consumer/DIY portion, which results in a...

2014-10-16 08:30:56

Leading Weight Management Program Celebrates Success Stories OWINGS MILLS, Md., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, weight-loss products and programs, announces the winners of this year's annual Happy Afters contest. The challenge kicked off at the end of March to encourage participants to share their Medifast weight-loss journey. Seven lucky winners were chosen for an all-expenses paid trip...

2014-10-15 12:27:54

"Enhanced Acoustic Sensing through Wave Compression and Pressure Amplification in Anisotropic Metamaterials" published in Nature Communications COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of Maryland (UMD) A. James Clark School of Engineering researchers have developed breakthrough technology to improve sound sensor capabilities through the use of artificially engineered materials. Sound, or acoustic, sensors play important roles in a wide range of uses....

2014-10-15 08:29:01

-- Mark Pimentel, M.D., FRCP(C), of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Serves as Chairman -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a biotechnology company developing novel anti-infective biologics and drugs targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, announced today the expansion of its Clinical Advisory Board (CAB) created to support development of SYN-010, the Company's statin-class candidate intended to...

2014-10-14 23:08:30

VideoLink's seventh video studio location makes live TV appearances and HD video production easier for area businesses. Newton, MA (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 VideoLink LLC, a full service video production company headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, announces the launch of its seventh video studio location. VideoLink has partnered with Caprock Energy and Regus to bring an HD video studio to Frederick, Maryland, conveniently serving executives and businesses in the I-270 corridor...

2014-10-14 08:32:30

Leading Health Plan Expands Relationship with Inovalon to Implement Integrated Solutions That Identify and Close Gaps in Assessment, Documentation, and Quality of Care Improvement BOWIE, Md., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovalon, Inc., a leading technology company providing advanced cloud-based data analytics and data-driven intervention platforms to the healthcare industry, announced that it has expanded its relationship and entered into a multi-year relationship with Elderplan,...


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The Story And News Behind This Past Weekend’s Derecho (June 29-July 1)
2012-07-02 08:00:47

This past weekend we saw a massive line of storms impact large areas of the country from Iowa to Maryland in what is known as a Derecho. What is a Derecho? The best way to define this weather feature is by describing a large mass of t-storms combining together to form an elongated region of storms which can create intense surface winds that can blow in excess of 60mph reaching well into the 100 plus mph range. These winds are also known as straight line winds. What happens is, as these...

Climate Impact On Your Budget For Annapolis Maryland
2012-07-16 17:06:13

If you live in Annapolis Maryland or the Baltimore Maryland area this is what you can roughly expect to see when it comes to your heating and cooling budget. The above graph shows the situations that occurred during previous phases of all three events such as normal conditions along with EL-Nino and La-Nina. The left side is a normal month of March that shows the Heating Degree Days can exceed 600, while during a EL-Nino phase warming occurs which is represented by the drop in Heating...

2012-06-14 11:30:18

Symbol: RHMAM2 Group: Dicot Family: Melastomataceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   RHDE3 Rhexia delicatula Small   RHFI3 Rhexia filiformis Small   RHLA8 Rhexia lanceolata Walter   RHMAE Rhexia mariana L. var. exalbida Michx.   RHMAL Rhexia mariana L. var. leiosperma Fernald & Grisc. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, DC,...

2012-06-14 12:35:13

Symbol: POMA8 Group: Dicot Family: Polygalaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   POHA7 Polygala harperi Small Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, DC, DE, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, NJ, NY, SC, TN, TX, VA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

2012-06-15 05:45:40

Symbol: LEMA15 Group: Lichen Family: Lecideaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Lecideaceae Genus   Lecidea Ach. – lecidea lichen Species   Lecidea marylandensis H. Magn. – Maryland lecidea lichen

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