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2014-04-02 08:27:38

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts'

2014-04-02 08:21:46

McCann becomes second supplier to integrate into Liberty Hall's Accurus Aerospace Platform NEW YORK and ATHENS, Ga., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Hall Capital Partners ("Liberty

2014-03-26 16:27:49

MONROE, La., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc.

2014-03-21 12:23:15

BAYONNE, N.J., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Repeating Arms has donated a legendary Henry lever-action rifle from 1865 and serial number one of their new Original Henry rifle line

Arecibo Observatory Repairs
2014-03-12 12:34:41

On January 13, 2014, the William E. Gordon radio telescope in Arecibo, Puerto Rico sustained damage following a 6.4 magnitude earthquake that was centered 37 miles northwest of Arecibo. MENLO PARK, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 13, 2014, the William E.

2014-03-12 08:35:38

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts'

2014-03-10 08:37:31

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FairPoint Communications, Inc.

2014-03-04 23:21:02

QinetiQ North America (QNA) announced today that it was awarded a prime contract to provide engineering, technical, programmatic and financial support services for the Office of Naval Research’s

2014-03-03 23:03:54

Immersive natural history education app launches on iOS and Android. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Cainkade, a New York-based software design and

2014-03-03 08:39:47

DENVER, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) has named Vernon Irvin as vice president-sales within


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William Beebe
2014-01-07 10:37:00

William Beebe was an American who held many titles including naturalist, marine biologist, ornithologist, explorer, and author. He is most famous for the many expeditions he led for the New York Zoological Society, his scientific writings, and his deep dives within the Bathysphere. Beebe was born Charles William Beebe in Brooklyn, New York in 1877. In his early life, The American Museum of Natural History and the environment of East Orange, New Jersey influenced him to explore nature and...

Karl Henize
2012-10-22 10:51:32

Karl Henize was an astronomer, space scientist and a NASA astronaut. He was born Karl Gordon Henize on October 17, 1926 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He grew up on a small dairy farm outside the city, where he grew his interest in Buck Rogers and Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man to reach the peak of Mount Everest. He attended primary and secondary schools in Plainville and Mariemont, Ohio and then continued on to the University of Virginia. There he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics...

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2010-10-11 21:19:19

Velcro is a brand name, two layered system of fabric hook-and-loop fasteners. There is a "hook" side, which is a piece of fabric covered with tiny hooks, and a "loop" side, which is covered with even smaller and "hairier" loops. Pressing the two sides together will cause the hooks and loops to catch and hold the pieces together. The hooks and loops can be made of various materials, although the first was made of cotton, which turned out to be impractical. Today the most common material is...

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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'.