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2010-11-02 16:55:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials Drs. Starnes Walker and Robert Griffin will kick off day three of the IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST 10) as featured speakers. Walker, director of research for the DHS Science & Technology Directorate (S&T), will discuss DHS research directions, provide examples of current research initiatives and address the directorate's strategic plan...

2010-04-06 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Griffin, CEO of i2, the leading provider of intelligence and investigation software, today unveiled a powerful new set of tools designed to revolutionize the way law enforcement, military and government organizations fight criminal and terrorist activity amid evolving and more sophisticated threats. This is the continuing actualization of i2's Intelligence-Led Operations Platform (IOP), an integrated set of powerful analysis, visualization and...

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2009-10-07 07:59:30

For 1200 years, the Maya dominated Central America. At their peak around 900 A.D., Maya cities teemed with more than 2,000 people per square mile -- comparable to modern Los Angeles County. Even in rural areas the Maya numbered 200 to 400 people per square mile. But suddenly, all was quiet. And the profound silence testified to one of the greatest demographic disasters in human prehistory -- the demise of the once vibrant Maya society. What happened? Some NASA-funded researchers think they...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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