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2013-12-09 10:46:20

Scientists recommend testing for Pearson syndrome in patients with congenital anemia Some babies diagnosed with and treated for a bone marrow failure disorder, called Diamond Blackfan Anemia, may actually be affected by a very rare anemia syndrome that has a different disease course and treatment, say scientists from Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center. Genetic analysis of DNA from 175 patients believed to have Diamond Blackfan Anemia, identified eight that...

2013-11-14 12:24:07

Tackles Issue of Agile Application for Business Leaders CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ThoughtWorks, a global technology company, today announced the launch of Jim Highsmith's Adaptive Leadership: Accelerating Enterprise Agility, an original eBook from Pearson available through InformIT, Amazon, and other eBook resellers. The title is published in eBook formats - ePub, PDF, and Mobi - to be compatible with a range of eBook readers including the iPad, Nook and Kindle. It is also...

2013-11-11 12:24:42

Star-studded Event to Honor Nobel Peace Prize Laureate The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons OSLO, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nobel Peace Prize Concert organizers announced that The Thomas L. Pearson and The Pearson Family Members Fund is continuing as the global benefactor for the 20(th) annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, in Oslo, Norway at the Oslo Spektrum arena. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131111/MM14367-a "The...

2013-10-28 12:30:43

ORMOND BEACH, Fla., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Emergency Communications Network (ECN), the nation's leading provider of high-speed notification solutions, has announced its independent software vendor (ISV) partnership agreement with Pearson. This collaboration will provide customers of PowerSchool, the industry-leading student information system (SIS), with turnkey access to Code-ED. This highly affordable notification tool for K-12 communities allows school districts to...

2013-10-18 08:20:08

TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) and Air Canada announce an enhanced commercial relationship to further develop Toronto Pearson as a global hub. In addition, the new commercial agreement is designed to deliver continued improvements to customer service, offering Canadians greater flight frequencies to existing markets and opening up access to more global destinations. "As Canada's largest airport, it is important to work with...

2013-10-16 23:26:34

Four National Awards Span K-12 Instructional Spectrum: Core Academics, Career and Tech Ed, Remediation, Music and Fine Arts Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Connections Education (http://www.ConnectionsEducation.com), a leading virtual education provider for students in grades K-12, has been honored with four national awards for curriculum excellence. Part of the global education company, Pearson (http://www.pearsoned.com), Connections Education was named a winner of four ComputED...

2013-10-16 23:25:19

Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, today announced a strategic partnership with Boston’s most influential edtech ecosystem players: Exponential TechSpace, an edtech entrepreneurship campus; LearnLaunch, provider of educational programs and events to the region’s edtech community; and LearnLaunchX, Boston’s edtech accelerator. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, today announced a strategic partnership with Boston’s...

2013-10-15 23:01:25

Learn more about the impact of this educational shift during a free interactive webinar Wednesday at 2 PM ET sponsored by Connections Learning by Pearson. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 A growing number of students are taking college courses before enrolling in any post-secondary institution or even earning their high school diploma—a trend often called Do-It-Yourself (DIY) College. What are the implications of this trend on our conventional understanding of the high school and...

2013-10-14 23:02:04

The law firm of Heygood, Orr & Pearson is announcing the launch of its new fentanyl pain patch website, Fentanyl Patch Lawsuits (http://fentanylpatchlawsuits.com/). The site will serve as a news and information resource for patients and their families whose lives have been affected by fentanyl prescriptions. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 The law firm of Heygood, Orr & Pearson is announcing the launch of its new fentanyl pain patch website, Fentanyl Patch Lawsuits...

2013-10-08 16:20:07

RESTAURATEUR OTG BRINGS CONCEPTS BY MARK MCEWAN, ROCCO AGOSTINO, DEVIN CONNELL, MICHAEL COURY AND SOMMELIER JOHN SZABO TO TERMINALS 1 AND 3 TORONTO, Oct. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, Toronto Pearson announced the openings of four new restaurant concepts by leading Toronto chefs for passengers to enjoy. As part of the innovative dining program created by restaurateur OTG, these restaurants bring new flavours and diverse cultures to the airport. Vinifera is now open in Terminal 1. Nobel...


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Pearson’s Tree Frog, Litoria pearsoniana
2013-10-08 10:22:21

Pearson’s Tree Frog (Litoria pearsoniana) is a species of tree frog that inhabits rainforest creeks from north of Lismore, New South Wales, to Kenilworth, Queensland, with a disjunct population at Kroombit Tops Queensland, Australia. Pearson’s Green Tree Frog is a small tree frog, measuring up to 45 millimeters long. Its dorsal surface can range from completely light green to a mixture of green and brown, or mainly brown in color. Normally, black dots are scattered over the dorsal...

2012-06-14 10:30:59

Symbol: SCOR3 Group: Liverwort Family: Scapaniaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Hepaticophyta – Liverworts Subdivision   Hepaticae Class   Hepaticopsida Subclass   Jungermanniae Order   Jungermanniales Family   Scapaniaceae Genus   Scapania (Dumort.) Dumort., nom. cons. Species   Scapania...

2012-06-14 11:56:15

Symbol: PTCA5 Group: Liverwort Family: Ptilidiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Hepaticophyta – Liverworts Subdivision   Hepaticae Class   Hepaticopsida Subclass   Jungermanniae Order   Jungermanniales Family   Ptilidiaceae Genus   Ptilidium Nees Species   Ptilidium californicum (Austin)...

2012-06-14 12:24:31

Symbol: POBO9 Group: Liverwort Family: Porellaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Hepaticophyta – Liverworts Subdivision   Hepaticae Class   Hepaticopsida Subclass   Jungermanniae Order   Jungermanniales Family   Porellaceae Genus   Porella L. Species   Porella bolanderi (Austin) Pearson

2012-06-14 13:25:53

Symbol: PHPE12 Group: Hornwort Family: Anthocerotaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   ANBO3 Anthoceros bolanderi Steph.   ANPE17 Anthoceros pearsonii M. Howe Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Anthocerotophyta – Hornworts Subdivision   Anthocerotae Class   Anthocerotopsida Order   Anthocerotales Family   Anthocerotaceae Genus...

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