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2014-10-20 08:39:59

Event Webinar Includes Experts from Microsoft, Yahoo, and Knowmail NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Tame the Overload" is the theme of Information Overload Day on Oct. 21. This year's event includes a free 90-minute webinar at 11 a.m. EDT featuring speakers from Microsoft, Yahoo, and Knowmail, and hosted by Jonathan Spira, one of the leading experts in the field and author of "Overload! How Too Much Information Is Hazardous To Your Organization." The Information Overload Day event,...

2014-10-20 08:35:20

Fellowship Application Now Open To Indian, Central American and Mexican Scientists WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) announced today the expansion of the Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program Global Cocoa Initiative to include five additional cocoa research scientists. Since the start of the WCF and U.S. Department of Agriculture/ Foreign Agricultural Service's Cocoa Borlaug...

2014-10-20 08:34:56

LOGIC's New "Closed System" Vaporizer Smokes the Competition at NACS Show POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LOGIC Technology, a leading electronic cigarette company in the United States, is charging up the competition with the launch of their new LOGIC PRO Advanced Vapor Systems, the first-of-its-kind "closed-system" vaporizing device ever to hit the market. LOGIC PRO Advanced Vapor Systems work in conjunction with revolutionary pre-filled, sealed eLiquid capsules...

2014-10-20 08:33:33

LONDON, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Richmond Pharmacology has extended its capacity with an additional six-bed facility dedicated to screening and out-patient procedures for early phase studies in patients, complementing its existing 68-bed facility within Croydon University Hospital. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141013/709417-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141013/709417-b ) The new facility is adaptable to...

2014-10-20 08:31:31

Scientific and Technology Visionaries Join Senior Team as PureTech Expands its Emphasis on Interdisciplinary Innovation BOSTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PureTech, a science and technology development and commercialization company tackling big healthcare problems, announced today the closing of a $55 million growth stage investment round, with participation from Invesco Perpetual, a $120 Billion group of funds. The funding will be used to drive PureTech's existing pipeline...

2014-10-20 08:31:28

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Luoxis Diagnostics, Inc., a subsidiary of Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE), today announced that its academic collaborators will present several peer-reviewed posters highlighting the clinical and research potential for its novel RedoxSYS Diagnostic System, a first-in-class platform that measures oxidation-reduction potential (ORP) in the body in response to injury or illness. A poster demonstrating the clinical value of ORP as a...

2014-10-20 08:30:55

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Triangle Business Journal Honors Michael Rosenberg, MD, MPH http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141020/153002 Health Decisions, the full-service CRO of choice for forward-looking biopharma and medical device companies, today announced that Triangle Business Journal has named Health Decisions' CEO, founder and technology visionary Michael Rosenberg, MD, MPH, CIO of the Year for 2014. Triangle Business Journal Publisher Bryan...

2014-10-20 08:30:16

Study Results Will be Used to Support PMA Application for the RePneu Coil System MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PneumRx, Inc. (www.pneumrx.com), a leader in the field of interventional pulmonology, today announced completion of enrollment in their RENEW Study, nearly 3 months ahead of schedule. The RENEW Clinical Study is the FDA-approved IDE pivotal trial for the PneumRx RePneu Coil System, a treatment for severe emphysema. It was anticipated that the study,...

2014-10-20 08:27:54

Leading Research Firm Awards Nexidia Interaction Analytics Top Honors in "Operational Innovation for Customer Excellence" Category ATLANTA, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexidia, a leading provider of customer interaction analytics solutions for business transformation, today announced that Ventana Research has named the company a winner of their 2014 Technology Innovation Awards, which "distinguish pioneers that have developed clear visionary and transformative technology." The...

2014-10-19 23:00:05

Both the ASNT Annual Conference and the Automotive Testing Expo are coming up at the end of October. RF System Lab is looking forward to providing demos of the VJ-Advance (VJ-ADV) video borescope at both of these shows. Traverse City, MI (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Both the ASNT Annual Conference and the Automotive Testing Expo are coming up at the end of October. The ASNT Annual Conference, a forum for the exchange of information regarding the latest advances in Non-destructive Testing...


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Northwestern Salamander, Ambystoma gracile
2014-05-26 07:53:38

The northwestern salamander (Ambystoma gracile) is a species of mole salamander that can be found along the Pacific Coast of North America. Its range extends from May Island in southeastern Alaska to the Gulala River in Sonoma County, California. It resides in a number of habitats from sea level to the timberline, including grasslands and woodlands, but cannot be found east of the Great Divide. It holds two subspecies known as A. g. decorticatum and A. g. gracile, which are separated by a...

2014-04-22 14:52:09

Edwin Harris Colbert (September 28, 1905 – November 15, 2001), known as “Ned” to his friends and colleagues, was a distinguished American Paleontologist. He helped popularize the study of dinosaurs through his prolific research, writings, and 40 years of work as a curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Colbert was born in Clarinda, Iowa, but moved to Maryville, Missouri during infancy. Like many young children, and most of his predecessors and contemporaries,...

Primatology
2013-10-02 13:00:50

Primatology is the study of primates that focuses on their behaviors and possible evolution. Those who practice this science, known as primatologists, focus on primates in the wild and in laboratory settings. There are many different sub-divisions of primatology that differ based on methodology and theory, but the two major branches are Western primatology and Japanese primatology. There share basic principles, but differ culturally and in many other regards. Western primatology originated...

Reptilians
2013-09-05 08:02:45

Reptilians are depicted as reptile humanoid creatures that are used in science fiction, ufology, and in conspiracy theories. Sometimes reptilians are also called reptoids, reptiloids, or draconians. One of the first alleged contacts with a reptilian occurred in 1967 in Ashland, Nebraska. Police officer Herbert Schirmer claimed to have been abducted and taken aboard a UFO by reptile-like humanoids that had a winged serpent emblem on the left side of their chests. David Icke, a British...

Astrophysics
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Image Caption: NGC 4414, a typical spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices, is about 56,000 light-years in diameter and approximately 60 million light-years distant. Credit: NASA/ESA/Wikipedia What is Astrophysics? For much of the modern age the term Astrophysics has been used synonymously with Astronomy. This interchange is so common that many textbooks even offer the two as having the same meaning. However, from a strictly historical perspective there are differences...

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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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