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2008-07-01 09:00:56

By Jennifer Jacob, The Meridian Star, Miss. Jul. 1--Ever since the Meridian Public School District announced that it will be opening a new ninth grade building at Meridian High School for the 2009-2010 school year, many people have been wondering the same thing. With ninth grade currently being taught at two different junior high schools, which one of them is going to close? The answer, and one that many will not be surprised by, is that Kate Griffin Junior High School, in which eighth...

2008-06-19 12:01:06

Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIVO) today announced it has completed the purchase of technologies and products including infectious disease recombinant proteins and cardiac antigens from Vybion, Inc., highlights include: -- year 1 revenues of approximately $400,000 with attractive margins post-integration; -- purchase price of $653,000 in cash plus future royalties based on net sales of the acquired products; -- assets acquired include a portfolio of recombinant viral...

2007-02-02 15:00:52

By Bill Roberts, The Idaho Statesman, Boise Feb. 2--The fire that gutted Middleton High School on Thursday brought back memories to Bev Bradford. She was principal at Meridian Middle School when its main building burned during Memorial Day weekend in 1989. "I lost all my memorabilia of my career to that point," said Bradford, now retired from Meridian School District. School officials ended Meridian Middle's year immediately and concentrated on trying to open the school for fall,...


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Prime Meridian
2013-02-19 15:54:46

A prime meridian is a meridian, i.e. a line of longitude, at which the definition of longitude is zero degrees. A prime meridian and its opposite in a 360 degree-system, the 180th meridian, create a great circle. This great circle separates the sphere into two hemispheres. If one uses directions f East and West from a defined prime meridian, then they can be named Eastern and Western Hemisphere. A prime meridian is eventually arbitrary, unlike an equator, which is determined by the axis...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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