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2014-09-18 23:05:34

Research conducted by a team of neurosurgeons and radiation oncologists from Allegheny Health Network, and presented this week at the American Society for Radiation Oncology annual meeting, has documented improved survival in patients with cancerous brain tumors who undergo both surgical removal of the tumors along with stereotactic radiosurgery. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Research conducted by a team of neurosurgeons and radiation oncologists from Allegheny Health Network...

2014-09-18 23:00:56

InventHelp, a Pittsburgh-based inventor service company, is working to submit The Helper to companies in the hopes of a good faith review. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 "Medical staff need better ways to provide quick and efficient patient care while also maintaining the patient's privacy," said one of two inventors from Hialeah, Fla. "We came up with this idea in order to supply caregivers with the equipment they need to do their jobs well." They...

2014-09-17 20:21:38

Sponsored by The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania PITTSBURGH, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania is taking applications for its ninth annual $5,000 Bob Fryer Memorial Scholarship awarded to aspiring journalists. The award is designed to encourage outstanding undergraduate journalism students in print and broadcasting. The scholarship will be awarded in May 2015 in Pittsburgh at the annual Golden Quills Awards Dinner sponsored by The...

2014-09-16 23:15:51

IT Consulting Firm - IT Partners Inc. is proud to announce that they have been featured on the increasingly prestigious INC. 5000 list for 2014. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Now in its 33rd year, the INC. 5000 compiles a comprehensive list of the fastest growing privately held companies in 2014. With a 459% growth over three years, IT Partners INC. was featured in the upper echelon this year. Placing at number 976, the SAP consulting firm located in the greater Pittsburgh, PA area is...

2014-09-16 23:04:08

Former Major League Baseball relief pitcher Kent Tekulve is recovering well today after undergoing successful heart transplantation surgery at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) on Friday, September 5. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Former Major League Baseball relief pitcher Kent Tekulve is recovering well today after undergoing successful heart transplantation surgery at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) on Friday, September 5. Mr. Tekulve, who spent most of his 16-year baseball...

2014-09-15 16:25:28

Special Appearance Sunday by Bruce Irvin PITTSBURGH, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening its 5th store in Washington and 582(nd) store nationwide on Friday, September 26(th) at 200 S. Burlington Blvd. DICK'S three-day grand opening celebration will run through Sunday, September 28(th). The store opens at 8:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 9:00 a.m. Sunday. Seattle...

2014-09-14 23:00:49

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp attempts to submit an invention, B Lite, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 Proper oral care requires about two minutes of brushing, so an inventor from Butte, Mont., found a way to teach children to brush their teeth for this long. The patent-pending B LITE toothbrush encourages an effective brushing habit by ensuring that he or she brushes for a full two minutes without overbrushing, eliminating guesswork and promoting...

2014-09-13 23:02:08

Ticketability.com is featuring 2015 Maroon 5 tickets for concerts in Columbus, OH at Nationwide Arena; Pittsburgh, PA at Consol Energy Center; Louisville, KY at KFC Yum Center; Toronto, ON at Air Canada Centre; Auburn Hills, MI at The Palace of Auburn Hills; and Chicago, IL at United Center. Tickets for Maroon 5’s tour are on sale today, and many fans will decide to secure their seats at a discount from this reliable provider (use savings code COUPON at checkout). Oshkosh, Wisconsin...

2014-09-13 23:00:20

InventHelp, a leading inventor service company, is submitting The Oxygenizer to appropriate companies for their consideration and possible feedback. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 “I had made a personal observation and noticed that the air we breathe, especially in major cities, is quite contaminated and polluted,” said one of two inventors, from Ancaster, Ontario, Canada. “I thought we deserved a healthier alternative.” In an effort to find a healthy solution, they...

2014-09-12 23:05:35

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp attempts to submit an invention, Get Moving Mobility Cart, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 If you or someone you know has difficulty walking because of obesity, help is on the way. Because of the creativity of an inventor from Wrightsville, Ga., there is now an improved walking aid available. She developed GET MOVING MOBILITY CART to afford more support than a conventional walker and provide a hands-free way to transport...


Latest Pittsburgh Reference Libraries

2012-06-18 04:57:13

Symbol: CRPO11 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: CrataegusporrectaAshe distribution:USA(IL, PA) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons...

Tyrannosaurus
2012-03-21 21:47:44

Tyrannosaurus, meaning “tyrant lizard,” was a genus of theropod dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period (68 to 65 million years ago). It was among the last non-avian dinosaurs to exist prior to the Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction event. Perhaps the most famous Tyrannosaurus species, T. rex, was named in 1905 by Henry Fairfield Osborn, president of the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH). Teeth belonging to Tyrannosaurus were first discovered in 1874 by A. Lakes near Golden...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'