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2012-09-06 23:02:47

Mississippi State University has been awarded a grant to launch “MSU on the Move” a campus health initiative for students and local residents. In response, Massage School San Diego has released a tip sheet to help students stay healthy while at college. Starkville, MI (PRWEB) September 05, 2012 Following the announcement that Mississippi State University has launched its “MSU on the Move” health initiative, Massage School San Diego, a proponent of vegan foods and...

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2011-04-29 10:40:00

Experts suggest that the deadly tornadoes that whipped across the South may have been the largest and most powerful ever to be recorded, leaving behind total destruction and a rising death toll. The increase in tornadoes in the wake of deadly storms should not be mistakenly blamed on climate change, say U.S. meteorologists. "If you look at the past 60 years of data, the number of tornadoes is increasing significantly, but it's agreed upon by the tornado community that it's not a real...

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2010-07-11 08:09:12

Evolutionary timeline determined for malaria parasites in mammals, birds, reptiles Scientists have determined the evolutionary timeline for the microscopic parasites that cause one of the world's most widespread infectious diseases: malaria. Having an understanding of the origins of the lineages of such pathogens, or disease-causing organisms, is fundamental to understanding emerging diseases, according to the researchers. The origin of malaria in humans has been dated to as recent as 10,000...

2010-05-27 13:15:00

SAN DIEGO, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Students from Mississippi State University placed first in the 2010 EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge finals in San Diego today after designing and building a biodiesel extended-range electric vehicle (EREV). Virginia Tech earned second place with an ethanol-powered EREV design and Penn State came in third place building a biodiesel EREV vehicle. Mississippi State beat out 15 other universities to win first place in Year Two Finals of the three-year...

2010-04-23 17:39:00

TUPELO, Miss., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE: BXS) officials today announced that Mississippi State University head football coach Dan Mullen will visit nine Mississippi cities and make a trio of stops in Alabama and Tennessee April 26 through 30 as part of the BancorpSouth Road Dawgs Tour. Presented by BancorpSouth, the Tupelo-based $13.2 billion asset bank holding company, the event is coordinated by the MSU Alumni Association and the MSU Athletic...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'