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2014-06-23 08:24:04

National Supercomputing Center for Energy and the Environment (NSCEE) cites usability, flexibility and vendor reliability as key decision factors TROY, Mich., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair today announced that the National Supercomputing Center for Energy and the Environment (NSCEE) at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, (UNLV) has chosen PBS Professional to replace its previous high-performance computing (HPC) workload management implementation. "We needed an HPC supplier...

2014-04-22 16:22:42

NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a place called Hell Valley, high in the Japanese Alps, a troop of snow monkeys clings together for warmth and support in the frigid mornings of early winter. As descendants of an ancient tribe of macaques who journeyed farther north than any other primate except ourselves, they are well-adapted to the extremes of the seasons, but they are not impervious to the cold. They get important help from the hot springs in the valley, fed...

2014-04-14 20:21:52

Joe Hutto crosses the species divide and becomes part of a wild mule deer family NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For writer, artist and naturalist Joe Hutto ("My Life as a Turkey"), there is no such thing as conducting a typical research project. Whether having wild turkey chicks imprint on him or embedding with a herd of Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep for months at a time, Hutto seeks to observe behavior without preconceptions and from the animal's perspective. In...

2014-02-21 08:20:31

Industry leaders unite to help teachers educate next generation of engineers WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Engineers Week, WGBH and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) - the Waltham, Mass.-based technology and innovation leader - have partnered to build a new collection of media-rich resources for K-12 educators that teach to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The collection - "Teaching NGSS Engineering Design Through Media" - is now...

2013-10-08 23:34:55

Oceanic Research Group has partnered with PBS LearningMedia, the free media-on-demand service available to educators nationwide, to bring the award winning science education content of the "Jonathan Bird's Blue World" public television series to classrooms. The 10-15 minute videos take viewers on a virtual underwater adventure while teaching about how science works above and below water with accompanying lesson plans, study guides and activities. North Reading, MA (PRWEB)...

2013-07-12 23:04:35

Tribal Nova launches its suite of learning apps and games for children in Preschool and Kindergarten on Android. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Tribal Nova, a Houghton Mifflin Harcourt company and the developer behind the award winning PBS KIDS PLAY! online learning program, announces that its awarded i Learn With suite of educational apps for children in Preschool and Kindergarten is now available for Android. “i Learn With apps have received millions of downloads on iOS, rave...

2013-06-24 23:01:13

Revelations about a sweeping national surveillance program has people talking about their online privacy, and Impact with Martin Sheen will explore the issue in a report that will debut in August. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 The producers of Impact with Martin Sheen for PBS member stations are pleased to announce a new report exploring the important privacy issues surrounding our online activities. Impact Martin Sheen is an independently produced television series airing in...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.