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2014-02-19 12:33:31

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CoolCAD Electronics LLC, a University of Maryland-based electronics design company, just launched a 30-day Kickstarter campaign for its new GateKeeper Chain security product, a small, colorful key fob that automatically locks your computer when you leave and unlocks it when you return, university officials announce today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101005/MTECHLOGO The GateKeeper Chain works over Bluetooth 4.0...

2014-02-18 23:25:03

Surrogacy America’s mission is to fulfill the dreams of prospective parents around the world by bringing them together with extraordinary surrogate mothers. Rockville, Maryland (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Surrogacy America, a new center for surrogacy, has launched to provide world-class third party reproductive services for intended parents located in America and throughout the world. The center caters to a diverse range of prospective parents and surrogates, including traditional...

2014-02-18 23:20:31

ClickSeed, a search engine optimization (SEO) and digital marketing agency based in Frederick, Md., is pleased to announce their relocation from Cowork Frederick to their new location on Patrick Street in Frederick, Md. The move will allow the business to continue to expand and grow their operations. Frederick, Md. (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 ClickSeed, a search engine optimization (SEO) and digital marketing agency based in Frederick, Md., is pleased to announce their relocation from...

2014-02-18 12:33:42

Grocer to Retail Year-Round Local Produce from Washington, D.C. Greenhouse NEW YORK and LANDOVER, Md., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It was announced today that BrightFarms, Inc. and Giant Food® are entering a path-breaking partnership to deliver year-round local produce to Giant stores throughout the Washington metropolitan area. Constructed near Giant's store at 1535 Alabama Avenue in Southeast, Washington, D.C., the 100,000 square foot facility will be the largest urban...

2014-02-18 12:30:32

- Harpoon Has Raised More Than $300,000 in Competitive Grants and Award Funding in Less Than a Year - BALTIMORE, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- University of Maryland (UM) Ventures and Harpoon Medical, Inc. announced today that Harpoon Medical has obtained exclusive rights to a portfolio of technologies for cardiac valve repair from the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). The licensed technology was developed in the Division of Cardiac Surgery at The University of Maryland School...

2014-02-18 08:31:37

ROCKVILLE, Md. and BALTIMORE, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI) and China Fortune Land Development Co., Ltd. (CFLD) announced today that they have signed an agreement to jointly manage a newly created Entrepreneur-In-Residence (EIR) position to be located at the BHI headquarters in Rockville, Maryland. This first-of-its-kind position will lead in the scouting of technologies and partnership opportunities in life science hubs in the U.S. and China. "We're...

2014-02-18 08:23:54

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abtech Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: ABHD) ("AbTech"), a full-service environmental technologies and engineering firm addressing issues of water pollution and contamination, is proud to announce the appointment of Governor Parris N. Glendening, former governor of Maryland, and Dr. Francis J. Harvey, who served as 19(th) Secretary of the Army, to its Advisory Board, joining Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Congressman James Saxton and Governor Edward G....

2014-02-18 08:21:24

Illinois leads among all states in 2013; mid-Atlantic region of Washington, D.C, Maryland and Virginia tops list WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its ranking of the Top 10 States for LEED®, the world's most widely used and recognized green building rating system. The list highlights the regions around the country that are at the forefront of sustainable building design and transformation. Utilizing less energy,...

2014-02-18 08:20:57

Announces $6 Million Contribution to Project Lead the Way; Partners with National Geographic on Educational Outreach Program BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With this week's kick-off of National Engineers Week [www.eweek.org] Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has announced several major initiatives to strengthen U.S. student interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers. The company has signed a $6 million agreement with Project Lead the Way (PLTW) to...

2014-02-18 08:20:56

Individual $10,000 scholarships to be awarded over four years to one student from each of Maryland's 23 counties and Baltimore City LINTHICUM, Md., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Applications are now being accepted for the 12(th) annual Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) Engineering Scholars competition, which will provide $240,000 in college scholarships across Maryland this year to promising high school seniors interested in studying engineering. (Logo:...


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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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