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Hubble Telescope Locates Most Distant Lensing Galaxy Ever Discovered

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A massive new elliptical galaxy unexpectedly discovered using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is the most distant lensing galaxy ever discovered, officials from the US space agency...

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2014-08-02 00:20:56

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Those who love the fun and rebellious nature of the country lifestyle will love the great rebel t shirts now available at Country Rebel Clothing Co.'s new online shop and entertainment site. In addition to offering progressive country clothing designs & accessories, the site is also geared for entertainment and has already become a popular destination for country music fans of all ages to enjoy watching country music videos from their...

2014-08-01 23:06:00

http://www.datasite.com -- Biotech companies made some big exits and achieved high valuations. New York, US (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Register to join the webinar here: http://bit.ly/1lPZNI9. 2013 was one of the most active years on record for life sciences investing. IPOs in the sector tripled and venture investment in life sciences represented 22 percent of all venture dollars spent in 2013. The result: biotech companies made some big exits and achieved high valuations. However, 2014 is...

2014-08-01 23:05:24

Voting is now open for all award categories. Go to http://www.americangrouptravelawards.com to vote. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 The American Group Travel Awards (AGTA) is recognizing excellence in group travel by announcing the nominees for the 2014 awards. Each nominee has been selected by a panel of industry experts as providing the highest quality group travel service, product and overall experience. Effective August 1, 2014 voting is now open to recognize the Best of...

2014-08-01 23:02:04

Profit is expected to slightly contract, due to strong price-based competition inciting many cosmetic dentistry practices to lower their procedure pricing to remain competitive. For this reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Cosmetic Dentists industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Over the past five years, the Cosmetic Dentists industry have benefited from innovative technologies that have enabled cosmetic...

2014-08-01 23:01:22

Bureau van Dijk Publishes July 2014 North America M&A Report from Zephyr New York, NY (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 The value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) targeting North American companies rose by 16 percent in July, boosted by big-ticket deals in the US. There were 1,296 transactions worth a combined USD 166,449 million over the four weeks, compared to 1,467 deals worth an aggregate USD 143,584 million in June. While volume was 12 percent weaker, in monetary terms the result was...

2014-08-01 23:00:59

Mosquito-borne viral diseases like Chikungunya are moving across the southern United States and the more recent outbreak of West Nile Virus. This brand new July, 2014 informational graph will show what safeguarding measures can be taken by local communities or homeowners. (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 With the news of mosquito-borne viral diseases like Chikungunya moving across the southern United States and the more recent outbreak of West Nile Virus, it begs the question, what safeguarding...

2014-08-01 20:21:38

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) announced today that it plans to release its second quarter 2014 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. The Company has also scheduled a conference call to discuss the results on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 9:00 AM ET. The conference call can be accessed by dialing (866) 900-2996 (from within the U.S.) or (706) 643-2685 (from outside of the U.S.) ten minutes prior...

2014-08-01 20:21:13

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WGN America's critically acclaimed drama "Manhattan" increased its audience in Live + 3 viewing for last Sunday's premiere night, growing to more than 2.2 million Total Viewers (+24%), 796,000 Adults 25-54 (+31%) and 634,000 Adults 18-49 (+38%), for its three-play gross telecasts on WGN America and 14 of Tribune's local stations. The telecast aired in all of Tribune's 33 markets; however, the remaining 19 markets do not receive daily...

2014-08-01 16:23:58

OXNARD, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the White House yesterday, President Barack Obama welcomed the four American laureates of the 2014 Kavli Prizes - prizes awarded to scientists who have made seminal advances in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience, and neuroscience. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132649 Joined by White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Associate Director Jo Handelsman, the President congratulated Kavli Prize...

2014-08-01 16:23:47

Plans Underway to Bring Nancy Writebol and Other SIM Personnel Back to U.S. CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nancy Writebol, a missionary who recently contracted Ebola while serving in Liberia, remains in serious but stable condition, according to SIM (www.simusa.org), the Christian mission organization with which she serves. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140801/132674 While she continues her battle against the deadly virus, plans are underway, in...


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Sawtooth National Forest
2014-07-31 09:07:15

Sawtooth National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Idaho. It contains 2,102,461 acres of protected land that is separated into four sections known as the Fairfield Ranger District, the Minidoka Ranger District, the Ketchum Ranger District, and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The area was first designated as the Sawtooth Forest Reserve by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, but was given its current name and status after several land additions,...

San Bernardino National Forest
2014-07-31 08:53:16

San Bernardino National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. This forest encompasses 823,816 acres of protected land, which is divided into two separate areas by mountain ranges known as the San Bernardino Mountains located in the east and the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountains located in the north. This forest holds eight designated wilderness areas, some of which overlap into Angeles National Forest, including Cucamonga Wilderness, San...

Brangus Cattle
2014-07-12 11:06:20

The Brangus is a breed of beef cattle that originated in 1912 in the United States. It was developed by crossing the Angus cattle and Brahman cattle by the Brangus organization that was formed in 1949. The early development of the Brangus was achieved by the USDA at their Experiment Station in Jeanerette, Louisiana. The intent of the Brangus was to have a desirable beef cattle with the natural ability to thrive in adverse conditions from the Brahman. During the 1930s experimental breeding...

Nez Perce Horse
2014-06-19 13:22:49

The Nez Perce is a breed of horse of the Nez Perce tribe of Idaho, United States. In 1995, the Nez Perce Horse Registry was formed to re-establish the selective breeding of the Appaloosa that was destroyed in the 1800s. The program is based in Lapwai, Idaho and crosses the Appaloosa and a Central Asian breed, the Akhai-Teke. The Akhai-Teke is an ancient breed originating near Afghanistan. The have metallic coats and posses great endurance. Mixed with the Appaloosa horse, the Nez Perce...

Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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