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2014-08-05 23:09:33

Beginners to using macros can get a complimentary overview on creating macros in Excel at NetCom Learning webinar. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Most people are familiar with using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets to enter and track different types of data. Not as many people know how to use and create macros (the automation of repetitive tasks) to save time and increase efficiency in their work. On Thursday, August 7, 2014 from 1:00 to 2:00 PM EST NetCom Learning will be...

2010-11-10 16:34:14

New hemlock hybrids that are tolerant to the invasive insect known as hemlock woolly adelgid have been created by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists. Geneticist Richard Olsen and horticulturist Sue Bentz of USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) teamed up with Forest Service entomologist Mike Montgomery to breed and select these tolerant hybrids. Olsen and Bentz work in the U.S. National Arboretum's Floral and Nursery Plants Research Unit in Beltsville, Md. The arboretum is...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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