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2014-12-19 23:03:10

Becker's Hospital Review has published its list of "130 women hospital and health system leaders to know," which features some of the most impressive female healthcare leaders across

2014-12-19 23:01:41

Baltimore based web and software development firm, The Canton Group, has been awarded a $12.2 million contract with the Maryland State Board of Elections to provide IT support and web maintenance

2014-12-19 08:26:33

Students, needy families among beneficiaries of firm's philanthropy FARMINGTON, Conn., Dec.

2014-12-18 23:07:37

A form released today by the Maryland Insurance Administration will save lives and offer protection to survivors of domestic violence and expand access to healthcare for endangered women and families,

2014-12-18 23:03:44

An industry leader in providing Data Quality Assurance solutions to businesses is assisting businesses in maximizing their value. Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB)

2014-12-18 23:00:51

Continuing a strong year for the solar industry in Maryland, 15 megawatts (MW) of new capacity were added last quarter, nearly double the previous quarter and nearly triple the same period last

2014-12-18 16:25:21

State-of-the-Art Facility will feature Primary Care, Pharmacy, Laboratory, and Radiology Services ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec.

2014-12-17 23:04:42

New funds will support development of an innovative drug to prevent chronic lung disease in premature infants. Rockville, Maryland (PRWEB) December 17, 2014

2014-12-16 23:01:48

ASRC Federal InuTeq has been awarded the PAAC IV contract supporting NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

2014-12-16 08:37:22

HughesON Suite of Managed Network Solutions Honored in Enterprise Category GERMANTOWN, Md., Dec.


Latest Maryland Reference Libraries

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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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'.