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2014-09-12 12:24:57

OWINGS MILLS, Md., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- September not only marks the end of summer and the start of football season, but is also National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. This month serves as a reminder to be aware of the most common cancer in American men and the second leading cause of cancer death in men next to skin cancer - prostate cancer. Chesapeake Urology Associates reminds all men to take charge of their health....

2014-09-12 08:27:06

Largest Gift in University History Set to Transform Computer Science Education COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland announced today a gift of $31 million from Oculus co-founder and CEO and UMD alumnus Brendan Iribe - the largest gift in the university's history. The majority of the gift, $30 million, will help fund construction of the Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Innovation, a new computer science building designed...

2014-09-11 16:25:57

WealthEngine is industry leader in targeting High Net Worth online audiences BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WealthEngine, a leading provider of wealth intelligence and prospect research for luxury goods, financial services, healthcare, education, and nonprofit, today announces new dynamic display advertising, based on precise HNW online segmentation. As a way to best serve the needs of its clients in an ever-evolving digital landscape, WealthEngine has mapped its...

2014-09-10 23:11:53

Dr. Alex Martin, who is the MD of MetroMD, spelt out the competitive features of the SmartLipo against the traditional liposuction procedure. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Now people in L.A. and Hollywood area with embarrassing flab and bulging tummies have something to cheer about. Metro MD, the famous HGH therapy clinic, has added the SmartLipo service to their huge montage of health, fitness, anti-aging and body regeneration services. The newly introduced SmartLipo in Los...

stream restoration project in Baltimore
2014-09-10 23:04:46

Urban waters record the salt in our food, cement in our sidewalks, University of Maryland scientist says. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Most people think of city landscapes as simpler, diminished versions of the wild forests and free-flowing streams found in remote places. But in a series of studies published Sept. 10, 2014 in a special issue of the journal Biogeochemistry, scientists specializing in urban ecosystems say just the opposite is true. Urban landscapes are more complex than they...

2014-09-10 16:26:09

Maryland Addiction Recovery Center creates innovative platform to shape the future of Addiction Education TOWSON, Md., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maryland Addiction Recovery Center is pleased to announce a free monthly educational seminar for parents, teens, educators, and professionals seeking education regarding drug and alcohol abuse, new street drug trends, informational resources regarding treatment and counseling, and benefits of drug testing. The seminars will also address...

2014-09-10 12:22:47

WILLIAMSPORT, Md., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated $10,000 to help sponsor the 2014 International Canoe Federation's (ICF) Canoe Slalom World Championships, to be held Sept. 17-21 on a unique manmade whitewater course in McHenry, Md. The high-adventure event is expected to draw up to 8,000 spectators and competitors from 45 countries. "We are excited to be part of this whitewater competition and welcome more than 300 world-class athletes and...

2014-09-10 08:29:45

Harpoon Medical Has Received More than $3M of its Series A Financing to Fund the Initial Clinical Evaluation of the Company's Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair Device STEVENSVILLE, Md., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harpoon Medical, Inc., a medical device company focused on the development and commercialization of a minimally invasive, beating heart mitral valve repair technology, announced today that the company has successfully raised $3.2M of new capital and expects to...

2014-09-10 04:21:02

Millions of LEGO Bricks on Display and Ready for Play TIMONIUM, Md., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brick Fest Live comes to the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, MD September 19 - 21, 2014. Get inspired, educated, and entertained with LEGO bricks! Play with huge attractions built to set your imagination free and witness mind-blowing creations made entirely of this timeless toy at Brick Fest. Participate at these hands-on building attractions and shop the largest variety of LEGO-themed...

2014-09-09 23:08:38

Pixe Social, the Maryland, USA based digital marketing solutions provider, announces a partnership with IMEX Group. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Pixe Social, the Maryland, USA based digital marketing solutions provider, announces a partnership with IMEX Group. IMEX, the international meetings and events organizers, will provide an interactive attendee engagement experience through the Pixe-powered photo booth this fall in Las Vegas, NV. After a successful presentation at IMEX...


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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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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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