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2014-08-29 23:03:39

A new way to quickly sequence genes of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug - developed by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the University of Maryland Department of Entomology - could lead to new ways to control this abundant and costly pest. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Investigators at the Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the University of Maryland Department of Entomology have used a...

2014-08-29 12:24:52

Dr. Eric Ashkin, a gynecologist serving Rockville, improves his office with up-to-date technology and services. ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Before opening Potomac Obstetrics & Gynecology in 2012, Dr. Eric Ashkin was a member of a 10-physician group with 35 employees for eight years. After leaving the practice, Dr. Ashkin opened Potomac Obstetrics with one thing in mind: a smaller, focused group of highly experienced professionals. With two partners joining Dr....

2014-08-28 23:07:13

The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School has added 16 new research- and practice-track professors to its full-time faculty for the start of the 2014-15 academic year. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School has added 16 new research- and practice-track professors to its full-time faculty for the start of the 2014-15 academic year, bringing the school’s total number of full-time professors, associate professors, assistant professors, and lecturers to 82. The 16 new...

2014-08-28 16:21:46

GREENBELT, Md., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, will host a public event on Sept. 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. EDT to celebrate five years of observing the moon. This free event is for families with middle-school-aged children and older. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO This is the fifth anniversary of International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN), a public campaign to celebrate and observe...

2014-08-28 12:34:32

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IAI will be serving as Silver Patron and exhibiting the Radio Frequency Network Channel Emulation Simulation Tool (RFnest(TM)) product at the annual IEEE international Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Communications (PIMRC) at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC from 2 through 5 September 2014. The PIMRC is the premier conference in the wireless research arena and has a long history of bringing together academia, industry and...

2014-08-28 12:29:44

Unprecedented international consortium -- including the University of Maryland School of Medicine and NIH -- now assembled to accelerate collaborative multi-site trials of candidate Ebola vaccine BALTIMORE and LONDON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A candidate Ebola vaccine could be given to healthy volunteers in the UK, The Gambia and Mali as early as September, as part of an series of safety trials of potential vaccines aimed at preventing the disease that has killed more than 1,400...

2014-08-27 23:04:06

79,491 Square Foot Medical Office Building Being Developed on First New Hospital Campus in Montgomery County in 35 years Silver Spring and Germantown, Md., and Denver (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 NexCore Group, a national healthcare real estate developer, has broken ground on a 79,491 square foot medical office building (MOB) on the new Holy Cross Health hospital campus in Germantown, an unincorporated municipality located approximately 20 miles northeast of Bethesda, Md. Germantown is the...

2014-08-27 23:01:44

PHA has endorsed the American College of Chest Physicians guidelines for the management and treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension in adults. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The American College of Chest Physicians(CHEST) recently released guidelines for the management and treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in adults, Pharmacological Therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Adults: CHEST Guideline, in the journal CHEST. The guidelines are free to...

2014-08-26 23:10:01

Vocus resource outlines how PR practitioners can drive engagement and earned media through content marketing. Beltsville, Maryland (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Vocus, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based public relations and marketing software, today published the “How to Use Content Marketing to Generate Engagement and Coverage” white paper. Using the resource, public relations (PR) practitioners will learn how to use content marketing to initiate and build relationships with...

2014-08-26 16:28:40

Biotechnology Company Leases 33,800 SF Following Its Successful IPO in January ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced the signing of a new lease with GlycoMimetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: GLYC) for one building comprising approximately 33,800 square feet at the Center for Life Science | Shady Grove in Rockville, Maryland. GlycoMimetics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of drugs to...


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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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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