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2014-07-20 09:59:54

National Science Foundation (NSF) Sustained investment in 'peer instruction' leads to wide-scale use of innovative teaching practice in undergraduate physics education and a Minerva Prize for NSF-funded physicist Eric Mazur In May, the Minerva Academy named Harvard University physicist Eric Mazur the inaugural recipient of its $500,000 Minerva Prize for Advancements in Higher Education. In particular, the announcement recognized Mazur's dedicated role in the development of an...

2013-05-07 23:29:37

First and only Personal Fitness school in the Northeast offers Federal Financial Aid. NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 The American Academy of Personal Training (AAPT)–the country´s first personal training school to be nationally accredited–is now approved by the US Department of Education to offer Federal Student Aid (FSA). Eligible AAPT students will have access to low-cost government loans at very favorable repayment terms, regardless of past credit history. FSA is...

2012-10-01 12:19:23

The University of Notre Dame has received a five-year, $6.1 million award from the National Science Foundation to support the continuation of the nationwide QuarkNet program, which uses particle physics experiments to inspire students and provide valuable research, training and mentorship opportunities for high school teachers. Through the QuarkNet program, physicists at Notre Dame, Fermilab and 50 other research institutions will continue to mentor teachers in research experiences,...

2009-02-17 03:00:00

Leading Russian Systems Integrator Embraces Autonomy's Meaning-Based Computing Solutions CAMBRIDGE, England and SAN FRANCISCO, February 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L), a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise, today announced that one of the leading Russian Systems Integrators Sci-Tech Centre POISK-IT, member of INLINE Technologies Group which specializes in the development, integration and implementation of...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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