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2014-09-22 23:12:48

Pavia received two awards this month for innovation and entrepreneurial spirit in technological achievement. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Michael Pavia, President of Sydor Instruments, was recognized this month by two different organizations for outstanding business leadership. The Rochester Regional Photonics Cluster/New York Photonics (RRPC) awarded Pavia the 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year Award at its annual meeting held on Sept. 4. This award recognized Pavia for...

2014-09-22 23:12:33

Ticketability.com has released an impressive inventory of Stevie Wonder tour tickets at reduced prices for concerts in New York, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, Auburn Hills, Toronto, and Seattle. Stevie Wonder will be hitting 11 cities this November and December, and 7 of the 11 shows go on sale to the public this morning. Oshkosh, WIsconsin (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Ticketability.com offers Stevie Wonder tour tickets at lower prices to the star’s fans who are interested in attending...

2014-09-22 23:11:54

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, a national leader in diabetes care, is first in NY metro area to offer new procedure New York, NY (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Video: Preventing Diabetes After Pancreatectomy - Dr. Beth Schrope NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center now offers autologous islet cell transplantation, or auto islet surgery, to prevent diabetes in patients who require a total pancreatectomy. The hospital is the first center in the New...

2014-09-22 23:02:33

The Firm is investigating potential legal claims on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine sarcomas and other cancers due to uterine morcellation. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 As concerns about the potential risks associated with the use of power morcellators (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) in gynecological surgeries mount, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes a new report detailing the continued use of uterine morcellation by some doctors,...

2014-09-22 23:02:14

The Firm is representing hundreds of women in vaginal mesh lawsuits filed against Boston Scientific Corp. and other medical device companies. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Transvaginal mesh lawsuits (http://www.injurybeacon.com/transvaginal-mesh/lawsuit/) filed against Boston Scientific Corp. continue to move forward in the federal multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to...

2014-09-22 20:23:59

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of Sigma-Aldrich Corporation ("Sigma-Aldrich" or "the Company") (NasdaqGS: SIAL) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to German drug company Merck. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120409/MM84375LOGO Click here to learn more about the investigation:...

2014-09-22 20:20:38

Fourth Annual Petty's Garage Car Show Is Oct. 10-11 in Randleman, N.C. CORTLAND, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans of NASCAR legend Richard "The King" Petty won't want to miss the Fourth Annual Petty's Garage Car Show presented by the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Oct. 10-11, 2014 in Level Cross, Randleman, N.C. This year's event kicks off with an invitation-only cookout at Petty's home, Reverie Place, on Friday, Oct. 10. Petty will sign autographs during the car show at...

2014-09-22 12:35:33

FiOS SpeedMatch Saves Businesses Time and Resources, Helps Boost Productivity, and Delivers Extra Value NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The livelihood of many businesses depends on a fast, reliable Internet connection to perform myriad tasks ranging from sharing with prospective homebuyers an HD-quality video of a home for sale to emailing large files quickly to meet customers' deadlines. Starting today (Sept. 22), existing and new Verizon FiOS Internet small-business customers will...

2014-09-22 12:35:18

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering to Host Symposium for Students and Mid-Career Professionals Considering a Switch to Cyber Security NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the most powerful women in cyber security--including IBM's chief information security officer and McAfee's senior vice president in charge of endpoint protection--will share their insights with other women on how to enter the high-demand field during a two-day conference at the New York University...

2014-09-22 12:26:15

In Many U.S. Cities Where Renters Outnumber Homeowners, Disaster Risk is High NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of renters has grown dramatically in some of the most populous--and disaster-prone--U.S. cities, yet few renters actually purchase insurance, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) Indeed, only 37 percent of renters have renters insurance whereas 95 percent of homeowners have a homeowners insurance policy, according to a 2014 I.I.I....


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Finger Lakes National Forest
2013-12-24 11:03:56

The Finger Lakes National Forest is made up of 16,259 acres of Seneca and Schuyler counties, located between Seneca Lake and Cayuha Lake in the Finger Lakes Region of New York within the United States of America. The forest has over 30 miles of interconnecting trails that cross ravines, pastures, woodlands, and gorges. Although roughly 3.2 million acres of New York State is located in State Forest Preserves, Wildlife Management Areas, and Forests, there are few large areas of public land...

Martin J. Fettman
2012-10-27 13:48:02

Martin Joseph Fettman was selected as a Payload Specialist candidate by NASA in December of 1991 because of his life’s dedication to pathology. He continues today with his dedication by bringing awareness to science in space to many public forums. Fettman was born in Brooklyn, New York on December 31, 1965. He attended Midwood High School in Brooklyn, New York and graduated in 1973. He went on to further his academics at Cornell University. His focus was animal nutrition and in 1976, he...

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2012-06-14 07:56:24

Symbol: VENO Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   VEHA4 Vernonia harperi Gleason Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, KY, MA, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

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2012-06-14 08:50:39

Symbol: THNO Group: Fern Family: Thelypteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N SPM    N Synonyms:   DRNO4 Dryopteris noveboracensis (L.) A. Gray   PONO6 Polypodium noveboracense L.   THTH Thelypteris thelypterioides (Michx.) Holub Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, ME, MS, NC, NH,...

2012-06-14 09:08:03

Symbol: SYNO3 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N SPM    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CT, DC, DE, MA, ME, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, SC, VA, VT, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'