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2014-09-01 23:04:04

University of Hawaii, The Great Pacific Race and Project Kaisei collaborate on Fukushima disaster study. Honolulu , Hawaii (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Final contestants of the Great Pacific Race reached Honolulu last weekend after a 2,400-mile adventure that started in Monterey, California over two months ago. Great Pacific Race support boat Captain Rod Mayer, took water samples at various points along the course as directed by the University of Hawaii and Project Kaisei, contributing to...

anchovies
2014-07-10 05:01:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Probably best known as a controversial pizza topping, anchovies were spotted in a massive school just off the coast of La Jolla, California by researchers from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography on Tuesday. The Scripps researchers said they hadn’t seen a school that large in around 30 years and could only speculate as to why so many fish had grouped together just a few yards from the beach. The massive school of anchovies...

2014-06-04 08:22:55

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands, and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego will host an important retreat in October 2014 to address two of the most pressing issues impacting our planet--rising sea levels and ocean acidification, which are both linked to anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases and their impact on the climate. The retreat will take place at The...

2014-05-15 23:07:21

Reopening of Scripps Health clinic comes less than a day after the Carlsbad, Calif., facility closed due to wildfires in the area. SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Scripps Health will reopen Scripps Coastal Medical Center in Carlsbad, Calif., on Thursday. The facility, located at 2176 Salk Ave., was closed Wednesday as a precautionary measure due to wildfires in the area. ABOUT SCRIPPS HEALTH Founded in 1924 by philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps, Scripps Health is a nonprofit...

2014-05-14 23:01:03

Carlsbad medical center closed due to wildfires. San Diego (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Scripps Health has closed Scripps Coastal Medical Center in Carlsbad at 2176 Salk Ave., as a precautionary measure due to wildfires in the area. Patients with appointments have been notified. Scripps will announce when the facility reopens. ABOUT SCRIPPS HEALTH Founded in 1924 by philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps, Scripps Health is a nonprofit integrated health system based in San Diego, Calif. Scripps...

2014-04-07 23:27:09

First launched in January 2014, the initial course was followed by more than 14,000 students from around the world. (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have again collaborated with UC San Diego Extension to offer a repeat session of their popular massive open online course (MOOC) on global climate change. The 10-week course, “Climate Change in Four Dimensions: Scientific, Policy, International, and Social,” begins April 8. First...

2014-03-12 23:01:56

Chris Van Gorder recognized for innovative leadership. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder was named one of the 40 smartest people in health care by Becker’s Hospital Review, a leading health care industry news outlet. The list included best-selling author Atul Gawande, M.D.; former Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrators Don Berwick, M.D., Jonathan Blum and Mark McClellan, M.D.; Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, M.D.; and...

2014-03-03 23:00:23

Community leadership, public service recognized at 'Support and Remember' gala. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 The San Diego County Deputy Sheriff’s Foundation recently honored Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder during the group’s first annual Support and Remember fundraising gala held at the Del Mar Country Club. Van Gorder was the guest of honor at the Feb. 28 event, which recognized his outstanding leadership in the community as well as his benevolence...

2014-01-21 23:00:19

Interim measures triggered by rising flu rates go into effect on Jan. 22. San Diego (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 In an effort to protect patients and staff from the flu, Scripps Health is putting in place a number of interim visitor restrictions at its five hospital campuses in San Diego County. “With cases of H1N1 influenza rising quickly in the area, we are taking precautionary measures to limit the risk of infection in our hospitals,” said Scripps Chief Medical Officer James LaBelle,...

2014-01-10 16:20:12

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Embark on an unforgettable adventure and experience the annual epic journey of gray whales aboard Flagship Cruises & Events Whale Watching Tour with a naturalist from Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Celebrate our 14-year local partnership aboard twice-daily whale watching cruises departing from 990 North Harbor Drive, next to the USS Midway. Witness one of the longest mammal migrations in the world,...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.