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How Do Marshes Respond To Sea-level Rise?

[ Watch The Video: Plum Island Estuary: Studying How Marshes Respond To Sea-Level Rise ] National Science Foundation Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) site provides important clues for protecting & managing estuaries At the...

Latest Massachusetts Stories

2014-09-19 12:25:30

CEO Deborah Weymouth's Refusal Follows the Delivery of Petition Signed by 90 Percent of the Nurses on Staff Warning that the Cuts Will Jeopardize Care for All Patients at the Facility LEOMINSTER, Mass., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nurses at UMass Memorial/Health Alliance Leominster Hospital were alarmed to learn this week that their CEO Deborah Weymouth has refused to meet with them to hear their serious concerns about the impact of a plan her management team has...

2014-09-19 12:23:59

BOSTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate (the Institute) is proud to announce several new additions to its staff including Jon McLaughlin as Director of Institute Giving, Christopher Reichert as Director of Information Technology and Namita Raina as Marketing Manager. The Institute is dedicated to studying and exploring how our government and the Senate works and how it can work better - invigorating public discourse, and...

2014-09-19 08:27:05

GrainPro's newest drying innovation, the Solar Bubble Dryer(TM) (SBD), provides a solution to challenges faced by smallholder farmers throughout the world. The SBD can dry commodities such as grains and seeds to the right moisture content while shielding the commodities from intermittent rains. This enables safe and efficient drying under any weather conditions. CONCORD, Mass., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Around 12 percent of post-harvest losses among prime agricultural...

2014-09-19 04:21:46

ROCKLAND, Massachusetts, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - The first grants awarded to coincide with the 53rd European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) Meeting - Investment supports innovative projects for the advancement of science and medical research in the field of growth EMD Serono, a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced the first recipients of the Grant for Growth Innovation (GGI) for...

2014-09-18 23:02:37

ChopChop Magazine Brings Together Chef Bill Yosses and Yonah Kalikow, Winner of the First Lady’s Healthy Lunchtime Challenge For Massachusetts, For a Live Cooking Demonstration at the Let’s Talk About Food Festival Watertown, MA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 ChopChop founder Sally Sampson is challenging former White House Pastry Chef Bill Yosses and Yonah Kalikow, 10-year-old Massachusetts’s winner of the First Lady’s Healthy Lunchtime Challenge, to come up with a twist on hummus,...

2014-09-18 16:27:30

The Report Misses the Mark by Tying the Provision of those Services to Reimbursement Levels and Access to Federal Funding NORTH ADAMS, Mass., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060525/NETH016LOGO As Berkshire Medical Center, local and state officials continue to work on re-establishing desperately needed health care services for Northern...

2014-09-18 12:31:55

Firm consults to architects and developers to address noise and acoustics in buildings and tenant spaces CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acentech Inc., a nationally recognized multi-disciplinary acoustics, audiovisual systems design, and vibration consulting firm, developed noise control guidelines and provided architectural acoustics consulting for Assembly Row, a new mixed use development on 45 waterfront acres in Somerville, Mass. Located on a previously...

2014-09-18 12:29:28

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs today announced that it has accredited three more organizations, including two independent institutional review boards in Massachusetts and a second organization in Mexico. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130625/NY37243LOGO The newly accredited organizations are: -- Asentral, Inc. IRB, Newburyport, Massachusetts -- Facultad de Medicina y Hospital...

2014-09-18 12:20:50

DLA Director Vice Admiral Mark Harnitchek Recognizes Vibram USA's Critical Contributions to U.S. Armed Services During Tour of Quabaug Corporation Manufacturing Facility NORTH BROOKFIELD, Mass., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of his ongoing effort to partner with industry leaders, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Director Vice Admiral Mark Harnitchek and his senior staff visited Quabaug Corporation, the U.S. manufacturing partner of Vibram, USA. As DLA Director, Harnitchek...

2014-09-18 08:20:49

Additional components maximize deployed system readiness TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) will soon have greater agility and capability in its fleet of AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radars. Raytheon has begun construction of two major sub-components of the AN/TPY-2 under a $53 million contract announced by the Department of Defense on Sept 2. The units Raytheon is building will enable the MDA to rotate sub-components out of the field to...


Latest Massachusetts Reference Libraries

Pukwudgie, (Korrigan)
2014-02-17 15:15:28

The Pukwudgie is a small humanoid from Wampanoag folklore. The legend of this creature began in connection with the Wampanoag people's first beliefs that a creation giant had created most of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The Pukwudgies were jealous of the way the Natives adored the creation giant, but still tried to help them, though their efforts were in vein. So the Pukwudgies decided to torment the Wampanoag people instead. Because of this, the Pukwudgie was best to be left alone, or bad...

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2007-03-12 19:54:49

The Yellow jack (Carangoides bartholomaei) is one of several types of jacks. It inhabits the inland waters of the western Atlantic Ocean along the coast from Massachusetts in the United State to Brazil. These fish have a deep body that ranges in color from blue to gray to yellow. The name comes from the yellow fins that the adults typically have. Full grown yellow jacks can get around 30 inches long and can weigh up to 20 pounds.

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Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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