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2014-03-25 23:37:17

A University of Maryland research team provides visual evidence confirming computer simulations of a special type of ripple that dissipates energy in extremely cold liquid helium. The research could lead to advances in superconductors. College Park, MD (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Draining the water from a bathtub causes a spinning tornado to appear. The downward flow of water into the drain causes the water to rotate, and as the rotation speeds up, a vortex forms that obeys the laws of...

2014-03-25 23:29:36

Dangers associated with concussions are gaining unprecedented levels of respect by the athletic training community, according to cognitive neurologist Harry Kerasidis, M.D. who also gives his "Top 3 Keys For Concussion Management to Increase Compliance, Reduce Dangers." National Harbor, Maryland (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Dangers associated with concussions are gaining unprecedented levels of respect by the athletic training community, according to cognitive neurologist Harry...

2014-03-25 23:03:26

Smaller Body Size Is One of the Fastest Environmental Changes Ever Seen, University of Maryland-led Research Team Says (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Wild salamanders living in some of North America’s best salamander habitat are getting smaller as their surroundings get warmer and drier, forcing them to burn more energy in a changing climate. That’s the key finding of a new study, published March 25 in the journal Global Change Biology, that examined museum specimens caught in the...

2014-03-25 12:24:39

BALTIMORE, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Racing enthusiasts will flock to Baltimore, MD for the 139(th) Annual Preakness Stakes, part of the Triple Crown, which will be held at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday, May 17 with a $1,500,000 purse. On the Infield, nationally recognized musicians take the stage headlined by Grammy Award winner Lorde. The race draws 100,000 people to Charm City and 10 million tune in on television. Fleet Street Kitchen's Executive Chef Chris Becker offers up his...

2014-03-25 12:21:34

ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRACE International today announced findings of its fourth annual Global Enforcement Report (GER), noting that in 2013 the United States continued to lead the world in foreign bribery enforcement actions, but that other countries -- China, in particular -- gained ground in combating domestic bribery. Domestic bribery enforcement actions refer to enforcement actions by government agencies for bribes paid within the country that is...

2014-03-25 08:30:12

- Effort designed to help revolutionize access to genomic interpretation services in hospitals, molecular diagnostics companies and academic medical centers throughout the U.S. - ROCKVILLE and BALTIMORE, Md., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strand Genomics Inc. (Strand) and BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI) today announced a strategic partnership designed to expand the Strand Centers for Genomics & Personalized Medicine into the U.S. This effort is intended to help revolutionize...

2014-03-24 23:21:27

Becker's Hospital Review has published its list of "40 of the Smartest People in Healthcare," which features some of the brightest leaders involved in various aspects of the healthcare industry. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Becker's Hospital Review has published its list of "40 of the Smartest People in Healthcare," which features some of the brightest leaders involved in various aspects of the healthcare industry. Individuals included on the list stand...

kelvin waves
2014-03-24 23:01:47

[ Watch the Video: Reconnection Causes Kelvin Waves on Quantum Vortices ] A University of Maryland research team provides visual evidence confirming computer simulations of a special type of ripple that dissipates energy in extremely cold liquid helium. The research could lead to advances in superconductors. College Park, MD (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Draining the water from a bathtub causes a spinning tornado to appear. The downward flow of water into the drain causes the water to rotate,...

2014-03-24 12:29:41

Aeras releases TB Crisis Tracker on World TB Day ROCKVILLE, Md., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The tuberculosis epidemic continues to impact pockets of the U.S. population, according to a data visualization tool developed by the nonprofit biotech, Aeras. Launched on World TB Day, Aeras's TB Crisis Tracker illustrates how the TB epidemic continues to impact the U.S. "TB's impact in the U.S. is but a fraction of what it once was, but the Aeras TB Crisis Tracker starkly...

2014-03-24 08:25:53

Powerful, Affordable, and Actionable Solution Developed to Kick Start Fundraising Initiatives BETHESDA, Md., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WealthEngine, the leading provider of wealth intelligence, prospect research and marketing services for nonprofits, officially released today its new integrated analytics solution, SmartFundraising(SM), to provide nonprofit clients with a powerful, affordable, and actionable solution to drive fundraising results. Fundraising continues to be...


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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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