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2014-10-24 08:21:16

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, the nationwide less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier of Con-way Inc.

2014-10-02 23:09:44

Acquisitions further expand the company’s tower portfolio in major markets across the US.

2014-09-30 23:20:16

Signet Puerto Rico, a diagnostic imaging services provider based in San Juan, selects RamSoft’s PowerServer RIS/PACS/PM™ to help them standardize processes, cut costs, and deliver quality

2014-09-25 12:21:07

Puerto Rico Makes a Splash at Monaco Yacht Show SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept.

2014-09-23 12:32:13

New construction projects are adding jobs and revitalizing Puerto Rico's economy SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept.

2014-09-18 12:26:55

Crisis Engulfing Puerto Rico is Padilla's, and Padilla's Alone DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept.

2014-09-17 08:29:34

SHELTON, Connecticut, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International medical imaging IT company Sectra [http://www.sectra.com ] (STO: SECT B) and its local distributor,


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El Yunque National Forest
2013-12-24 11:12:40

The El Yunque National Forest, previously known as the Luquillo National Forest and the Caribbean National Forest, is a forest that is located in northeastern Puerto Rico. It’s the only tropical rain forest in the United States National Forest System. The forest is commonly referred to as El Yunque, which might be attributed to either a Spanish approximation of the aboriginal Taino word yu-ke which means “white lands”, or the word “anvil” which is yunque in Spanish. The second...

2012-06-14 07:39:44

Symbol: VOTE Group: Dicot Family: Gentianaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: PR    N Synonyms:   LEPO2 Leiphaimos portoricensis Britton Distribution: VoyriatenellaHook. distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-14 07:56:47

Symbol: VEBO2 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Vine Native Status: PR    N Distribution: VernoniaborinquensisUrb. distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons...

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2012-06-14 08:56:57

Symbol: TEBI2 Group: Dicot Family: Melastomataceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: PR    N Synonyms:   MEBI2 Menendezia biflora (Cogn.) Britton Distribution: Tetrazygiabiflora(Cogn.) Urb. distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta –...

2012-06-14 09:35:42

Symbol: SPPO9 Group: Moss Family: Sphagnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Sphagnopsida – Peat mosses Subclass   Sphagnidae Order   Sphagnales Family   Sphagnaceae Genus   Sphagnum L. – sphagnum Species   Sphagnum portoricense Hampe...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.