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2011-07-12 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Teaching Matters is pleased to announce that Jeanne Rotunda, Principal of West Side Collaborative (MS 250) is the recipient of the first annual Elizabeth Rohatyn Prize for School Innovation.

2011-06-13 07:15:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Compositions and Concepts" is a 392-page book including over 170 original songs, explanations of the composer's methodologies, some of his philosophy, synth-choral works, graphic compositions, and studies. Composer/Author Carei Thomas says, "There have been many stages in my development, with my compositions going back and forth conceptually from simple songs, to investigations of complex methodologies, to experimentation with mathematical and...

2011-05-18 12:45:00

Japanese health officials said on Tuesday the potential health consequences of the nuclear crisis at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi plant are not equal to those caused by the disaster at Chernobyl.

2009-02-12 08:00:00

NEENAH, Wis., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Plexus Corp. (Nasdaq: PLXS) announced today that it intends to begin operations in Oradea, Romania and has entered into an agreement to lease an approximately 72,000 sq. ft. facility.

2008-09-17 16:51:34

By OLIVIA KELLEHER AN Irish charity has launched an appeal after stumbling across a "hospital from hell". On its latest humanitarian mission to Kazakhstan, Cork charity Greater Chernobyl Cause found Red Cross personnel desperately trying to care for patients in horrifying conditions.

2008-09-08 12:00:24

A teenage victim of the Chernobyl nuclear accident is fighting to remain in the United States with the California family she spends summers with.

2008-08-18 12:00:49

Pivovar Janacek (PJ) (Uhersky Brod, Czech Republic), brewery, produced nearly 40,000 hl of beer during 1H 2008, 8% more compared to 1H 2007. PJ's proceeds for the sales of its products and services increased by 18.5% to CEK 50.1 mil during 1H 2008 compared to 1H 2007.

2008-07-21 21:00:32

MOSCOW. July 21 (Interfax) - Moscow is concerned about the Ukrainian intent to use the Odesa-Brody oil pipeline in the direct mode this year, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin said at the Monday meeting of the government.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.