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2014-11-12 08:25:29

MPowering the State's Agriculture Law Education Initiative reaches out to industry leaders COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov.

2014-11-11 23:09:44

The 2015 Hyundai Sonata is all-new and redesigned with a larger cabin and a more refined look.

2014-11-11 23:07:11

Get Real Health will be part of a delegation of Maryland businesses to showcase its patient engagement technology at the world’s largest medical trade show. Rockville,

2014-11-11 23:00:52

Edudemic has released the 2015 Online College Report, a guide for students that ranks the best online colleges and universities in each state. (PRWEB) November

2014-11-11 08:34:12

Finish yard work ahead of schedule with these lightweight and powerful chainsaws TOWSON, Md., Nov.

2014-11-10 12:25:58

BALTIMORE, Md., Nov.

2014-11-07 08:28:26

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) ("NW Bio"), a U.S.

2014-11-06 23:02:17

Early Earth’s oceans had little sulfur, but sulfur-dependent bacteria still thrived in shallow seas, finds a study published in "Science." A University of Maryland graduate student

2014-11-06 12:27:37

Major initiative features documentary film and weekend event to honor Maryland's Vietnam-era veterans on war's 50th anniversary BALTIMORE, Nov.

2014-11-06 12:21:53

UMD workshop gathers participants from across NASA, industry, academe and beyond to discuss orbital debris challenges impacting the future of space activities. COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov.


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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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