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2008-09-11 00:00:27

A Surgery could be demolished and rebuilt after failing its medical. Health officials say the branch surgery at Coelbren is so out of date it needs to be replaced rather than upgraded. It is open four mornings a week and offers a wide range of services provided by GPs from the Dulais Valley Primary Care Centre in Seven Sisters. Critically, the surgery also dispenses medicine because of the village's rural location and because public transport is not good enough for patients to get to...

2008-09-02 00:00:25

By Saw Choo Boon WHEN I first came to work some 40 years ago, my father advised me to join an international company. He told me that it would offer a bright career, respect in the community and a comfortable life. Much has changed 40 years later. While my father was right and the international company I joined did provide me all of the above, the benefits he described are no longer exclusive to international companies. International companies and their people are in no way special. In...

2008-08-06 00:00:17

Through the Institute for Personal Robots in Education (IPRE)--a partnership between Georgia Tech College of Computing, Bryn Mawr College and Microsoft Research--28 high schools and universities are being provided the opportunity to enhance their introductory Computer Science curriculum using personal robots as a context for teaching foundational computing skills. Winners will share $250,000 and receive paperback book-sized robots called Scribblers, enhanced with special IPRE hardware...


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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Pleiades -- in astronomy, in astronomy, famous open star cluster in the constellation Taurus; cataloged as M45. The cluster consists of some 500 stars, has a diameter of 35 light-years, and is 400 light- years distant from the earth. Six stars are easily visible to the naked eyeAlcyone (the brightest), Electra, Celaeno, Sterope, Maia, and Taygete. Known as the Seven Sisters, this group was named by the Greeks for the seven daughters of Atlas and Pleione; the seventh Pleiad was,...

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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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