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2014-08-11 23:06:10

This news release is a roundup of the recent significant events, awards, and acknowledgements in the greater Trident University International community. Cypress,

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2014-07-30 16:21:11

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) today announced Diane Daegele has been appointed vice president of business management

2014-07-28 23:02:38

Eight teams of interns recently competed in a multiday cybersecurity challenge at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, an event designed to train the next generation of cyber defenders.

2014-07-23 12:24:03

Teams at Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos Laboratories Recognized for Innovation RESTON, Va., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bechtel announced today that researchers from two U.S.

2014-07-23 08:25:31

FARMINGTON, Conn., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two men whose innovations changed the way the world built cities shared more than just a creative streak -- they also share a bloodline.

2014-07-16 12:32:22

Offer Developed in Partnership with Leading Higher Education Institutions WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard has created a customized learning and analytics offering

2014-07-16 08:22:56

FARMINGTON, Conn., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The sweltering summer heat that threatens to bring everything to a standstill each year doesn't, thanks to a 1902 innovation that changed the


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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...

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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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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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