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2015-04-10 16:22:23

Facility features a 714-panel solar array, smart technology to reduce fresh water consumption, a comprehensive stormwater management and infiltration system, and more MONROVIA, Calif., April

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SAN FRANCISCO, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal Humanities announced today that it will award $395,000 in grants to 15 film, radio, and new media projects through the California

2015-03-24 16:21:12

SAN FRANCISCO, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal Humanities is pleased to announce that three award-winning films from the California Documentary Project will be presented on Virgin

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-- Additional Five Companies Awarded Residency at JLABS @SSF Through Quick Fire Challenge -- SAN FRANCISCO, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC today

2015-01-15 23:10:09

Exceptional Women in Publishing (ewip.org) is pleased to announce that Susan Goldberg, editor in chief of National Geographic magazine and News is the 17th recipient of the annual Exceptional

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2014-12-18 23:10:03

New SIG aims to educate and foster evidence-based practice in the evaluation, prescription and training of individuals to effectively use AT/SWM Belleville,

2014-12-17 23:11:39

Francis Kim Joins Berkeley Communications as Distinguished Engineer Emeryville, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 Berkeley Communications Corporation, a leading


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2009-07-10 12:40:34

Berkelium is a synthetic radioactive metallic element. It has the symbol Bk and the atomic number 97. It is an actinoid found in the actinide series (which includes actinium). Berkelium was first synthesized by bombarding americium with helium ions. It was named after the University of California, Berkeley. This was the fifth transuranic element to be synthesized. This silvery metal easily oxidizes in air at elevated temperatures and is readily dissolvable in mineral acids. Berkelium was...

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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.