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2012-01-18 22:30:00

Middle school girls are invited to participate in interesting, hands-on projects under the guidance of women professionals in science, technology, engineering, and math at a seminar hosted by Expanding Your Horizons network on Saturday, March 10 at Seattle University. The conference, which is open to the first 400 registrants, fills up quickly so those interested are encouraged to register early. Seattle WA (PRWEB) January 18, 2012 According to 2011 research by Dr. Sylvie Kerger at the...

2012-01-14 09:05:00

Local Med Spa Aesthetic Medicine, will be exhibiting their Medically managed Weight Loss programs at the the 2012 Women's Health Winter Conference in Bend Oregon this week. The 26th Annual conference will run from January 14 — 16, 2012 at Mt. Bachelor VIllage Resort Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 14, 2012 Locally-owned Aesthetic Medicine will be exhibiting their medically managed weight loss programs this weekend at the 26th Annual Women's Health Winter Conference in Oregon. The...

2011-12-29 11:00:00

DAT/EM Systems International donated 16 licenses of their SUMMIT EVOLUTION Professional digital stereoplotter to the Geomatics Department in the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) School of Engineering. Valued at over $300,000, this gift forms part of DAT/EM´s on-going initiative to sponsor higher education through software, software support, student training and consultation to the faculty. Anchorage, Alaska (PRWEB) December 29, 2011 December 29, 2011, DAT/EM Systems International...

Study Links College Football Success To Decrease In Male GPA
2011-12-25 07:47:17

Could a college football team's success be causing male students to struggle in the classroom? A recent study from the University of Oregon seems to suggest so. According to the Associated Press (AP), economists at the Eugene-based school compared the grade point averages (GPAs) of students, both male and female, to the performance of the university's football team between 1999 and 2009. They concluded that as the Oregon Ducks football squad succeeded, students tended to celebrate more,...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.