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Giant Kraken Lair Found In Nevada
2011-10-10 11:17:59

Mount Holyoke College paleontologist Mark McMenamin said on Monday a dig-site at Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park in Nevada contains evidence of a new sea creature that preyed on 45-foot-long ichthyosaurs. McMenamin reported his findings at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of American in Minneapolis. He said that there is a site in Nevada that holds the remains of nine ichthyosaurs of what could be the ancient den of a giant Kraken. He said when he arrived at the state park...

2009-03-25 08:00:00

Perceptrak advanced video analytics software to enhance campus security RESTON, Va., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Cernium Corporation, the leading developer of video analytics-enabled products, announced today that Mount Holyoke College has selected Cernium's Perceptrak(R) advanced video analytics software, integrated with Milestone XProtect(TM) Enterprise IP video management software, to enhance the security of its South Hadley, Massachusetts campus. "Perceptrak meets Mount Holyoke's...

2008-07-30 21:00:32

By Elizabeth Benton By Elizabeth Benton Register Staff NEW HAVEN -- Najeia Mention knows she's headed to college. "It's not even a question," she said. "My stepmom always told me 'You're going to college.' It just sunk in." This summer, Najeia, 15, and 46 of her Career High School classmates spent three weeks studying and rooming together at Yale University, getting an advance look at the type of place they'll be in a few years. The Science Collaborative for Hands-On Learning and...

2008-07-28 06:01:11

By Elizabeth Benton, New Haven Register, Conn. Jul. 28--NEW HAVEN -- Najeia Mention knows she's headed to college. "It's not even a question," she said. "My stepmom always told me 'You're going to college.' It just sunk in." This summer, Najeia, 15, and 46 of her Career High School classmates spent three weeks studying and rooming together at Yale University, getting an advance look at the type of place they'll be in a few years. The Science Collaborative for Hands-On Learning and...


Word of the Day
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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