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2014-04-01 16:21:24

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three nuclear energy plants owned by Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, LLC today officially joined Exelon Generation's fleet of nuclear plants, expanding what was already the nation's largest commercial nuclear operation. The three CENG plants include five reactors capable of generating more than 4,200 megawatts at full power. They include: -- R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant in Ontario, NY, a single 583-megawatt pressurized...

2014-04-01 08:33:44

New Virtual Domain Technology Now Part of HughesON(TM) Managed Services GERMANTOWN, Md., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and a leading provider of managed network services, today announced at Interop 2014 an enhancement to its HughesON((TM) )Managed Security Solutions that leverages virtualization technology in its family of HR4x00 Branch Gateways....

2014-03-31 23:23:41

Why do mutations in the proteins that make ribosomes cause bone marrow failure and anemia early in life, followed by elevated cancer risk in middle age? A new University of Maryland-led study suggests these disorders, called ribosomopathies, are caused by a sequence of mistakes at the molecular level. College Park, MD (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Ribosomes are essential for life, generating all of the proteins required for cells to grow. Mutations in some of the proteins that make ribosomes...

2014-03-31 16:24:34

Kaiser Permanente physicians consistently rank among the region's elite physicians ROCKVILLE, Md., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With affordability and quality top of mind when it comes to making healthcare decisions, consumers should also consider health plans with physicians that consistently rank among the area's elite doctors. In its March 2014 issue, The Washingtonian Magazine recognized fifty-nine Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group physicians as "Top Doctors."...

2014-03-31 16:21:59

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of four students from the Georgia Institute of Technology developing a new electrical power grid technology with an Internet-like control architecture won the third annual ACC Clean Energy Challenge and the Department of Energy's $100,000 grand prize, competition officials announce today. The Georgia Tech team presented their technology to a panel of expert judges from the clean energy community at the ACC Clean...

2014-03-31 12:23:22

A contract worth close to euro 75 million in the United States WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alstom has signed a contract worth close to EUR75 million ($100 million) to supply a steam tail package for Old Dominion Electric Cooperative's (ODEC([1])) Wildcat Point Combined Cycle Power Plant (CCPP) in Cecil County, Maryland. It will generate approximately 1,000 megawatts (MW), enough to power 390,000 homes. The plant is scheduled for commissioning in mid-2017. Alstom's...

2014-03-31 12:20:47

Quadruple Amputee Will Demonstrate Perseverance and Technology at Lockheed Martin's Center Stage BETHESDA, Md., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] is honored to host wounded warrior and motivational speaker retired U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills of the 82(nd) Airborne at the upcoming USA Science & Engineering Festival. Mills is one of only five quadruple amputees who served in Iraq and Afghanistan to survive such injuries. He will speak to...

2014-03-31 08:33:40

Part of HughesON(TM) Managed Solutions, Powering Enterprise-Wide Networks GERMANTOWN, Md., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) today announced at Interop 2014 two new enhancements to its ActiveQoS(TM) optimization technology that significantly improve network performance for cloud applications and 4G wireless connectivity. Part of the comprehensive suite of HughesON Managed Network Solutions and embedded in the high-security Hughes 4x00 family of...

2014-03-30 23:04:43

Steven H. Heisler, Baltimore personal injury attorney, supports the effort to improve treatment of brain injuries through data collection and research by the CDC. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 On March 14, 2014, the mid-point of Brain Injury Awareness Month, H.R. 4251 was introduced by Congressmen Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J.) and Tom Rooney (R-Penn.). Citing the growing numbers of military personnel returning from Afghanistan with brain injuries, as well as accidents due to texting...

2014-03-30 23:04:27

Revamp Strategies, an online marketing company located in Atlanta, GA and Baltimore, MD, has created a new company marketing video. They specialize in creating online assets and implementing internet marketing strategies that work. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 Revamp Strategies has created another visually stunning and captivating digital asset to add to their already impressive collection. Their newest video titled: "Revamp Strategies - Online Video Marketing at it's Best...


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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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