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2014-09-16 23:11:04

Peer-reviewed journal examines cancer and genetics in Cuba Oakland, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 MEDICC Review today announced publication of a double-issue journal on cancer and genetics in Cuba. Although the articles do not explore relationships between cancer and genetics, the two themes are intrinsically connected, since cancers begin with errors in cell division. The cancer-related articles relate to the full spectrum of cancer control, from primary prevention to treatment and...

2014-09-12 23:00:50

The World’s Largest Medical School has Graduated 23,000 Doctors since 2005 Oakland, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 MEDICC today announced founder Gail Reed delivered an inspirational talk on the Latin American Medical School (ELAM) at the TEDMED 2014 conference in Washington, DC, the health and medicine edition of the world-famous TED conference. The first speaker in the session “Flat Out Amazing”, Reed highlighted the unique mission of ELAM: to train physicians for the people who...

2014-09-10 20:22:04

The "dinosaur has no clothes": Exxon underperforms vs. S&P 500 by 8% for past five years due to overspending on risky replenishment of reserves OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Carbon Tracker Initiative (CTI) issued a report finding that ExxonMobil (XOM) - the largest U.S. energy company -- is significantly underestimating the risks to its business model from investments in higher cost, higher carbon reserves; increasing national and subnational climate...

2014-09-09 23:03:13

Dr. Marker of the Cheetah Conservation Fund and photographer Suzie Eszterhas will present the problems facing cheetahs in the wild – with a focus on human wildlife conflict and what’s being done right now to save this species from extinction. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 On Thursday, September 18, 2014, from 6:30pm – 9:00pm, the public is invited to attend a Conservation Speaker Series featuring author Dr. Laurie Marker and wildlife photographer Suzie Eszterhas. Dr. Marker...

2014-09-03 23:02:58

On Thursday, August 21, 2014, six young California condors boarded a FedEx plane and began a journey that led them a step closer to the wild. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 September 3, 2014 Contact: Nancy Filippi, Managing Director Oakland Zoo (510) 632-9525 ext. 132 nancy(at)oaklandzoo(dot)org Contact: Nicky Mora, Senior Manager, Marketing/PR Oakland Zoo (510) 632-9525 ext. 130 nmora(at)oaklandzoo(dot)org Contact: Hova Najarian, Media and Publications Officer Oregon Zoo (503)...

2014-09-02 08:22:02

Applicants Sought in Three Counties OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Transportation Commission - the Bay Area's transportation planning, financing and coordinating agency - is recruiting interested Bay Area residents to fill three vacancies on its Policy Advisory Council. Vacancies are for representatives of disabled and senior or low-income interests. Applicants representing senior or disabled interests must reside or work in Marin or Santa Clara counties....

2014-08-30 23:05:00

Music Accelerator hosts New York’s Mad Satta and Los Angeles’ Wages for a 2-week immersive recording & music-business strategy program. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Zoo Labs is excited to announce its September 2014 Zoo Labs Music Residency (ZLMR), an innovative 2-week program that immerses creative teams in a state-of-the-art recording studio and workshop environment. Selected through a competitive application process, New York-based Mad Satta and Los Angeles’ Wages...

2014-08-30 23:02:02

The new Feeney, Inc. LED Rail Light Kits combine the sleek look of DesignRail® with the brilliance of LED lighting. Providing enhanced ambiance in the outdoor living environment and better lighting at stairs and railings, the Feeney LED Rail Light Kits utilize the latest LED technology. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Leading railing and railing infill manufacturer, Feeney, Inc., is continuing its practice of developing attractive, cutting edge building products with the launch...

2014-08-22 12:28:23

The Oakland Award Program Recognizes Xantrion in the Local Community and Business Category OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xantrion Inc., a top 100 worldwide provider of IT services for small and midsize companies in the San Francisco Bay Area, has been selected for the 2014 Best of Oakland Award Program. Each year, the Oakland Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category....

2014-08-21 08:28:55

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare organizations seeking help with ICD-10 preparation, can find the necessary expertise with HFS Consultants' (HFS) highly regarded AHIMA Approved ICD-10 CM/PCS trainers. HFS, a management, financial, operational, regulatory, and strategic planning healthcare consulting company, offers extensive ICD-10 industry knowledge and has participated in the development of ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation plans for several providers. HFS's AHIMA...


Latest Oakland Reference Libraries

General Motors Headquarters, Detroit, Michigan
2014-04-13 09:20:18

General Motors Company (GM) is an American automobile manufacturer located in Detroit Michigan. They also control multinational manufacturers around the globe. They design, produce, market and distribute vehicles and parts, as well as selling financial services. GM has ten brands of vehicles produced in 37 countries. They include, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Opel, Holden, Vauxhall, Wuling, Baojun, Jie, Fang and UZDaewoo. GM does business with 157 different countries and employees...

Oakland 1917
2014-02-25 10:56:53

The Oakland Motor Car Company manufactured the Oakland brand vehicle between 1907 and 1909 in Pontiac, Michigan. The founder of Oakland was Edward M. Murphy who sold half of the company to GM in January 1909. During the summer of 1909, Murphy died and GM acquired the remain rights to the Oakland brand. Originally the Oakland vehicles used a vertical two-cylinder engine but was replaced with the four-cylinder and sales increased to around 5,000 units per year. In 1916, the V-8 engine was...

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2012-06-18 08:24:16

Symbol: CAUM Group: Monocot Family: Liliaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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