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2014-06-05 08:24:13

MANASSAS, Va., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of the National Republican Senatorial Committee's announcement that, after incumbent Senator Thad Cochran finished second in

2014-06-04 23:08:13

A new data standard for multiple sclerosis (MS) has been released by the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC), the leading global standards organization for clinical research.

2014-06-03 08:34:13

MANCHESTER, N.H., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following explosive growth in its core Midwest business lines, Meridian Health Plan

2014-05-29 04:20:14

CANTON, Miss., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Production of the all-new 2015 Nissan Murano crossover later this fall means 500 new jobs for Nissan's Vehicle Assembly Plant in Canton, Mississippi.

2014-05-28 23:15:27

Riverside Health System's retirement community in Newport News celebrated the anniversary of its longest resident this month with party fit for a King. Newport

2014-05-28 08:39:04

Announcement highlights Meridian's continued expansion into the federal learning space HERNDON, Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Knowledge Solutions, a leading learning and

2014-05-27 23:06:49

On World MS Day, May 28, the National MS Society asks people with MS from around the world to share their wishes and how they hope to access their best lives while providing exciting updates on

2014-05-27 08:29:07

On World MS Day, May 28, the National MS Society asks people with MS from around the world to share their wishes on how they hope to access their best lives NEW YORK, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2014-05-22 08:24:06

WHIPPANY, N.J., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer, the global health care, agriculture and high-tech polymer materials company, received the U.S.-based Foreign Policy Association's

2014-05-21 23:04:00

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “EpiCast Report Multiple Sclerosis – Epidemiology Forecast to 2023” to its store.


Latest Mississippi Reference Libraries

Delta National Forest
2014-01-20 10:49:59

The Delta National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in western Mississippi. It is located in Sharkey County and has an area of 60,898 acres. The forest headquarters are located in Jackson, Mississippi, as are all six National Forest in Mississippi, but there are local ranger district offices found in Rolling Fork. It is one of only six National Forests that are featured entirely within a single county. The Green Ash-Overcup Oak-Sweetgum Research National Areas within the Delta...

De Soto National Forest
2013-12-24 12:01:36

The De Soto National Forest is 518,587 acres of pine forest in southern Mississippi. It’s one of the most significant protected areas for the biological diversity of the Gulf Coast ecoregion of North America. It is a nationally significant site for the protection of longleaf pine savannas, pine flatwoods, and longleaf pine forests. More than 90 percent of this ecosystem type has been lost within the United States. The wet pine savannas support uncommon and endangered plant and animal...

2012-06-14 09:35:50

Symbol: SPMI9 Group: Moss Family: Sphagnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Sphagnopsida – Peat mosses Subclass   Sphagnidae Order   Sphagnales Family   Sphagnaceae Genus   Sphagnum L. – sphagnum Species   Sphagnum mississippiense R.E....

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2007-03-16 18:33:29

The Blue sucker, Cycleptus elongatus, is a freshwater species of fish in the sucker family. Huge migrations of these fast, powerful fish once migrated throughout the Mississippi River basin, and spring harvests of blue sucker were a staple food for early pioneers. Blue suckers are quite rare today, mainly due to the segmentation of habitat caused by the thousands of dams that have been built in the last century. Early records indicate that this fish once reached weights of over 40 lb,...

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2007-02-13 14:51:50

The Pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) is an endangered species of fish that exists in the waters of the Mississippi and Missouri River and numerous tributaries. In 1990, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service placed the species on the endangered species list, as very few young sturgeon had been found in recent years, and also due to the fact that all sightings of the fish had lessened in the preceding decade. The Pallid sturgeon is one of the largest fish found in the Mississippi...

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Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.