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2010-12-15 00:00:52

EcoStinger dive skins and stinger suits are stretching design and function boundaries by using technologically advanced fabric developed specifically for use in extreme conditions while preserving the environment, and to ensure your skin is well protected against under water stings, sunburn and UV radiation sun damage which may ultimately cause skin cancer. Springfield Gardens, NY (PRWEB) December 14, 2010 Dive skins are full body swimsuits, also called 'Stinger Suits' normally made from...

2010-08-16 08:00:00

GREENBELT, Md., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SGT, Inc., a leading provider of Engineering, Science, Project Management, and Information Technology services, today announced that National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Langley Research Center (LaRC) has awarded SGT the LaRC Information Technology Enhanced Services (LITES) Contract. Established in 1917 as the first national civil aeronautics laboratory, NASA LaRC has become a comprehensive, world-class research center...

2010-06-01 14:28:00

GREENBELT, Md., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- SGT, Inc., a leading provider of Engineering, Science, Project Management, and Information Technology services, today announced that the Department of Interior has awarded SGT the Technical Support Services Contract (TSSC). This contract supports the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. USGS EROS processes and distributes data from Landsat and other Earth...

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2010-01-14 11:35:00

Abandon any notion that the duck-billed platypus is a soft and cuddly creature -- maybe like Perry the Platypus in the Phineas and Ferb cartoon. This platypus, renowned as one of the few mammals that lay eggs, also is one of only a few venomous mammals. The males can deliver a mega-sting that causes immediate, excruciating pain, like hundreds of hornet stings, leaving victims incapacitated for weeks. Now scientists are reporting an advance toward deciphering the chemical composition of the...

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2010-01-11 11:25:00

TAU researcher uses scorpion venom to develop a safe and ecologically sound pest control method Scorpions deliver a powerful, paralyzing venom "” a complex cocktail of poisonous peptides "” that immobilize animal prey on the spot. Some of the toxins in this cocktail damage only insects, which is why a Tel Aviv University researcher is harnessing them to create a safe and ecologically sound pesticide. Prof. Michael Gurevitz of Tel Aviv University's Department of Plant Sciences has...

2009-12-30 14:15:00

GREENBELT, Md., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- SGT, Inc., a leading provider of Engineering, Science, Project Management, and Information Technology services, today announced it has acquired Colorado-based Master Solutions, LLC (MSL) which will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of SGT. MSL provides full lifecycle software engineering, systems engineering, and enterprise architecture services and solutions for the DoD and commercial markets. The acquisition, which is effective December 31,...

2009-12-18 14:32:00

DETROIT, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sam Riddle, the fiery bombastic federal defendant in an alleged pay to play City of Detroit contract scheme, can be seen tomorrow Saturday, December 19, 2009 at 1:30 PM - EST, on Rev. Horace L. Sheffield, III's, "Real Talk" television show, on WADL Channel 38, in a no holds bar venomous verbal lashing of many involved in his prosecution and his alleged persecution. Tune in and see what can best be described as Riddle's brave unbridled startling...

2009-12-18 13:00:00

DETROIT, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sam Riddle, the fiery bombastic federal defendant in an alleged pay to play City of Detroit contract scheme, can be seen tomorrow Saturday, December 19, 2009 at 1:30 PM - EST, on Rev. Horace L. Sheffield, III's, "Real Talk" television show, on WADL Channel 38, in a no holds bar venomous verbal lashing of many involved in his prosecution and his alleged persecution. Tune in and see what can best be described as Riddle's brave unbridled startling...

2009-12-08 16:19:00

GREENBELT, Md., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- SGT, Inc., a leading provider of Engineering, Science, Project Management, and Information Technology services, today announced they have acquired the Mechanical Systems Engineering Services IIB (MSES IIB) Contract from Bastion Technologies of Houston, Texas effective January 1, 2010. As a result of the contract acquisition, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center has determined that all current work on the MSES IIB Contract will be transferred to the MSES...

2009-12-03 08:34:00

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stinger Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: STYS), a leader in electro-stun technology today announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections has selected Stinger Systems' S-200 AT Electronic Immobilization Device for use with its response and transportation officers and the S-200 AT Corrections model for use inside of Pennsylvania corrections facilities. Several hundred Stingers are anticipated to be purchased during the next year....


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Jack Jumper Ant, Myrmecia pilosula
2013-07-10 13:00:54

The jack jumper ant (Myrmecia pilosula), known by other names including the jumping jack or hopper ant, is a species of bull ant that can be found in Australia. Its range includes Tasmania, New South Wales, and rural areas of Victoria. This species is unique in that its genome only holds on set of chromosomes, which is the lowest number of chromosomes that any animal can hold. Like other bull ants, this species can build nests under rocks or under dirt mounds. The jack jumper reaches an...

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2012-04-03 19:15:23

The Purple-striped Jelly (Chrysaora colorata), also known as the Mauve Stinger, is a species of jellyfish found primarily off the coast of California in Monterey Bay. This species has been studied closely by scientists hoping to gain a better understanding about the creature’s eating habits. The bell (body) of the jellyfish is up to 27.6 inches in diameter, with a radial pattern of stripes. The tentacles vary with age of each individual, consisting mainly of eight long dark arms, and...

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2006-12-12 11:27:08

The platypus is a semi-aquatic endemic to eastern Australia and Tasmania. Together with the four species of echidna, it is one of the five species of monotremes, the only mammals that lay eggs instead of giving birth to live young. It is the sole living representative of its family and genus, though a number of related species have been found in the fossil record. The unique appearance of this egg-laying, duck-billed mammal baffled naturalists when it was first discovered, with some...

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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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