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2015-04-09 23:05:46

Funding for Childhood Nutrition and Obesity Prevention Programs is on the rise, with Federal agencies and private entities joining the cause and prioritizing funding in this area.

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The Pittcon Program Committee is currently accepting proposals for Symposia, Workshops, and Organized Contributed Sessions for the 2016 Technical Program.

2015-04-09 23:02:37

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Networking Dinner Scheduled for April 14 Newbury Park, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2015 Localization leader Moravia will headline several sessions at LocWorld

2015-04-09 16:32:02

PITTSBURGH, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChemImage Sensor Systems (CISS(TM)) today proudly introduces the launch of their newest product the VeroVision(TM) Mail Screener, which utilizes

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Four days of lecture and hands-on courses to emphasize software development processes that help keep bugs out of embedded systems. GERMANTOWN, Md., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

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Complete solution for vessel and heat exchanger design, analysis and evaluation includes new modeling capabilities and numerous other productivity enhancements HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April

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43rd Annual National Inventors Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Emceed by Mo Rocca, Host of The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The


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Dryinus grimaldii
2014-11-19 13:05:38

Dryinus grimaldii is an extinct species of wasp that is classified within the Dryinidae family and was once found in Hispaniola. This species was first discovered encased in amber on the island of Hispaniola and is known from five female individuals. Both the holotype, the original specimen used to describe the species, and the paratype, the individual studied to further describe the species, are encased in orange amber and stored at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City....

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...

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Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.