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2014-03-18 08:33:33

New Contract Reflects Successful Strategy to Diversify Customer Base ROCKVILLE, Md., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The EMMES Corporation today announced that it has been awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to become part of a clinical studies network established by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to perform studies needed to develop medical countermeasures against agents of bioterrorism, pandemic influenza, and other...

2014-03-18 08:28:17

Real estate company's Home Search Mobile App offers up-to-date listings within a 1-5 mile radius of users' locations BETHESDA, Md., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to studies showing today's homebuyers rely on mobile content and the Internet for home searching, Buyer's Edge, a leading Bethesda, MD-based Exclusive Buyer Brokerage firm, introduced a free mobile app that allows users to browse homes, condos and town homes available in the thriving Washington DC, MD and VA...

2014-03-17 23:25:45

Paul W. Davies, M.D., Founder and Medical Director of Kure Pain Management, has been selected for the Leadership Maryland Class of 2014. Dr. Davies is one of 52 accomplished Maryland leaders selected to participate in the eight-month leadership program. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Paul W. Davies, M.D., Founder, President and Medical Director of KURE Pain Management, and a resident of Annapolis, has been selected for the Leadership Maryland Class of 2014. Dr. Davies is one of 52...

2014-03-17 23:01:19

A University of Maryland professor's 39-year tally of two million wildflower blooms shows a complex series of changes due to a warmer climate, with probable ripple effects for birds, bees and other animals. (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 A unique 39-year study of wildflower blooms in a Colorado Rocky Mountain meadow shows more than two-thirds of alpine flowers have changed their blooming pattern in response to climate change. Not only are half the flowers beginning to bloom weeks earlier, but...

2014-03-14 23:02:03

Preston Hyundai gives a review on the new 2014 Hyundai Tucson. They now have a great selection of the Tucson and are excited to offer such a great compact SUV to the public. (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 The 2014 Hyundai Tucson is a great competitor among compact SUVs. U.S. News names the 2014 Hyundai Tucson as number 10 in affordable Compact SUVs. The Tucson has seating for five and a six speed automatic transmission with a 2.0 liter four cylinder engine which comes standard. A new feature...

2014-03-14 16:22:55

Agreement Focuses on Development of Clinical Specimen Repositories, Laboratory Services, and Research. KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MRIGlobal and the University of Maryland School of Medicine today announced an intention to collaborate in the development of clinical specimen repositories, laboratory services for clinical trials, and research opportunities. The work will be performed under the collaboration agreement by MRIGlobal Dx, a division of...

2014-03-14 16:22:38

$1.8 million permanent exhibit designed to inspire students about the science of electricity BALTIMORE, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Maryland Science Center and Constellation today celebrated the opening of the center's newest permanent exhibit, Power Up!. The $1.8 million exhibit, sponsored by Constellation and parent company Exelon, gives visitors an interactive look at the science of electricity. The 4,000-square-foot, multi-lingual (English, Spanish and Braille) exhibit...

2014-03-13 23:29:02

The Omni Hypnosis Training Center® of Washington, DC, is one of the most complete and organized examination preparation class for hypnotism available today. Join the professionals who have trained with the Omni Hypnosis Training Centers and become hypnotists worldwide. Crofton, Maryland (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Omni Hypnosis Training Centers® are an ideal place to see, learn, and practice hypnotherapy. They set the highest standards of professional hypnosis training and offer the...

2014-03-13 23:03:36

Ticket Down announces that they are offering the exclusive customer appreciation promo code SKRILLEX-2014 for popular DJ, Skrillex, who has announced his 2014 Motherboard concert tour. The cities and venues where Skrillex will perform include: Zoo Amphitheatre in Oklahoma City, OK; Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre in Bonner Springs (Kansas City), KS; Louisville Waterfront Park in Louisville KY; Masonic Temple in Detroit; Echo Beach in Toronto; CMAC PAC in Canandaigua (Rochester) NY, The...

2014-03-13 23:00:17

Rock legends Queen will be performing a series of 2014 North American tour dates featuring front man Adam Lambert. TicketProcess.com has now made an abundance of tickets available to the general public for their mid-summer show at the Merriwether Post. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Several decades ago, Queen established their place as one of the most skilled, most popular and most culturally important bands in the world. Last fall, they redefined themselves by joining forces with Lambert at a...


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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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