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2014-04-29 20:27:40

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Biotechnology company Sanaria Inc.( )aims to raise at least $250,000 in 30 days on Indiegogo.com, a crowdfunding website. The campaign launches on May 6, 2014. Funds will be dedicated to the development of SporoBot(TM), a robot that will dissect mosquito salivary glands. By replacing manual microdissection of mosquito salivary glands, Sporobot(TM) will automate a key step in the manufacturing process of Sanaria(®) PfSPZ...

2014-04-29 08:37:44

- Five Joint Research Projects Underway - GAITHERSBURG, Md. and ADELPHI, Md., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, and the University System of Maryland announced today that the initial research collaboration between MedImmune and the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) has been expanded to include the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. The collaborators have also...

2014-04-28 23:11:35

UMBC at The Universities at Shady Grove’s Graduate Information Session provides an opportunity for individuals to learn about the Division of Professional Studies graduate programs offered at the Shady Grove campus, including Cybersecurity, Biotechnology, and Geographic Information Systems. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 UMBC at USG’s Graduate Information Session will be held on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the Camille Kendall Academic Center (Building III) at USG....

2014-04-28 23:11:20

Maryland seeks to expand its designation of “industrial sites” in wake of the Port of Baltimore expansion and Amazon’s plans to build a second warehouse Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has gone on record saying that she plans to implement “bigger” property tax breaks for the major industrial zones of southeast Baltimore. Rawlings-Blake and her administration want to create a new “focus area” that must first be approved by the state for the...

2014-04-28 12:21:31

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) are teaming up on the USA Finish First Fellowship (F3) program, which will connect students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields with career opportunities in renewable energy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81203 The fellowship program, announced at the USA Science & Engineering Festival, will enable students...

2014-04-28 08:37:58

GERMANTOWN, Md., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that it has been awarded a contract by SSL Digital (Satellite Store Link) for 1,400 HX90 broadband satellite terminals to deliver digital video and signage content to Banorte - Ixe, the third largest bank in Mexico. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110112/NE29456LOGO SSL Digital, a wholly owned subsidiary of...

2014-04-25 23:02:26

The award-winning restaurant chain, Pizza Boli’s, has “delivered more” to its home-state by donating meals to be distributed through The Red Devils hospital network. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Pizza Boli’s sees the importance of giving back to the communities it serves and has teamed up with The Red Devils, a local organization, to pursue this goal. Founded in 2002, The Red Devils is a 501 (c) (3) organization based in Baltimore whose mission is to fund services...

2014-04-25 12:28:53

BETHESDA, Maryland, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 12 days to go on the hit 3D printing Kickstarter campaign The Micro [https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1160119448/1265992004?token=0ff6b5a4 ], the first truly affordable 3D Printer, has hit the $3 million mark, with over 10,000 backers and more pre-orders than any 3D printer in history. Starting at the consumer-friendly price of $299, The Micro is fast racing to be one of the most successful...

2014-04-24 23:15:44

Former Asisstant US Attorney Andrew Norman has joined the law firm of Silverman|Thompson|Slutkin|White. Norman has a 30 year background in criminal law and is a welcome addition to the firm. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Andrew Norman, a longtime Assistant U.S. Attorney who helped lead a powerful federal financial-crimes task force and later became a U.S. Department of Justice legal advisor to the Iraqi judiciary, has joined the Baltimore law firm of Silverman|Thompson|Slutkin|White, it was...

2014-04-24 16:22:11

Representing the Auto Care Industry BETHESDA, Md., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) officially announced it has changed its name to the Auto Care Association. For more than a year and a half, the association has conducted an extensive rebranding initiative, culminating at a special luncheon celebration during the association's Spring Leadership Days in Huntington Beach, Calif., where the announcement was made...


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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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Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.