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2011-08-02 07:10:00

A NOAA geostationary satellite played a pivotal role in the July 23 rescue of a group of student hikers from a vicious grizzly bear attack in Alaska, helping direct first responders to the scene.

2011-07-14 09:18:00

JOPLIN, Mo., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Executive and philanthropist Arthur E. Benjamin today announced that Marshall Faulk, Pro Football Hall of Famer-elect and St.

2011-07-05 08:19:00

FRISCO, Texas, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Howard County (Md.) Police Department today announced the availability of the EmFinders' EmSeeQ® wearable locator system that uses cellular technology to quickly locate individuals who are prone to wandering due to cognitive disorders, such as Alzheimer's, dementia or autism.

2011-07-01 09:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems announces that the U.S.

2011-06-13 08:35:00

Executive and philanthropist makes every 'fan' count by donating $1 for every Facebook fan via a national viral campaign JOPLIN, Mo., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Executive and philanthropist Arthur E.

2011-05-23 10:52:00

FRISCO, Texas, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Travis County Sheriff's Office is proud to announce today the availability of the EmFinder's EmSeeQ® wearable locator system that uses cellular technology to quickly locate individuals who are prone to wandering due to cognitive disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease or dementia.

2011-04-27 08:35:00

FRISCO, Texas, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Sacramento Police Department (Calif.) is proud to announce today the availability of the EmFinder's EmSeeQ® wearable locator system that uses cellular technology to quickly locate individuals who are prone to wandering due to cognitive disorders, such as Alzheimer's, dementia or autism.

2011-04-26 09:15:00

FRISCO, Texas, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Cambridge, Mass.


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prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.