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2014-07-31 17:12:08

University of California - Davis Metabolic syndrome connected to DDT exposure in womb Exposure of pregnant mice to the pesticide DDT is linked to an increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol and related conditions in female offspring later in life, according to a study led by the University of California, Davis. The study, published online July 30 in the journal PLOS ONE, is the first to show that developmental exposure to DDT increases the risk of females later...

2014-07-29 12:41:15

Program Available in a New Direct Assessment Delivery Format IRVINE, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fall 2014 quarter, the University of California, Irvine Extension is launching a new Strategic Leadership Development Certificate Program for professionals seeking leadership skills essential to being an effective executive, manager, supervisor, or team member in any field or industry. This program is offered in a new delivery format, Direct Assessment, which places emphasis on...

2014-07-28 23:02:38

Eight teams of interns recently competed in a multiday cybersecurity challenge at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, an event designed to train the next generation of cyber defenders. Livermore, California (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Lawrence Livermore's Celeste Matarazzo was attending a cybersecurity conference when she was struck with a realization: The field of cybersecurity had a diversity problem. "It's about more than racial or gender diversity -- it's about...

2014-07-23 12:24:03

Teams at Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos Laboratories Recognized for Innovation RESTON, Va., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bechtel announced today that researchers from two U.S. national laboratories managed and operated by Bechtel partnerships have earned six 2014 R&D 100 Awards, known as the Oscars(®) of Invention. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory teams collected four awards and Los Alamos National Laboratory teams received two. R&D Magazine gives the awards to...

2014-07-22 12:27:31

Curriculum Highlights Marketing Strategy Development; Webinar Provides Preview of Course IRVINE, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Content Marketing Institute, 93 percent of business-to-business (B2B) marketers in 2013 utilized content marketing, and this percentage is expected to rise in coming years. Content marketing is a technique for creating and distributing valuable, relevant and consistent content to drive profitable customer action. The growing demand...

2014-07-22 08:30:55

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma, Inc. (NeuroSigma), a California-based life sciences company focused on commercialization of its non-invasive Monarch(TM) eTNS(TM) Therapy for the treatment of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, today announced that enrollment has begun in a pediatric open label study of external trigeminal nerve stimulation (eTNS) as adjunctive therapy for the treatment of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS). The trial is being conducted at...

2014-07-21 23:00:36

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has establish a 24-month academic program designed to help veterans become engineers. The program was created in partnership with the Alameda County Workforce Investment Board and Las Positas College. Livermore, California (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Alameda County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and Las Positas College (LPC) recently established a 24-month academic program to provide technical education...

2014-07-16 08:28:17

PORTLAND, Ore., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirteen scientists received a total of $1.05 million in funding from the National Psoriasis Foundation for projects that aim to identify new treatments and a cure for psoriasis--an autoimmune disease that appears on the skin, affecting 7.5 million Americans--and psoriatic arthritis--an inflammatory arthritis that affects the joints and tendons, occurring in up to 30 percent of people with psoriasis. Learn more about the NPF research...

2014-07-14 23:00:51

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is joining Bechtel BNI and Los Alamos National Laboratory to recruit and rapidly develop cyber security specialists to defend the critical digital infrastructure of private industry. Livermore, California (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is joining Bechtel BNI and Los Alamos National Laboratory to train a new class of cyber defense professionals to protect the nation's critical digital infrastructure. The...

2014-07-14 12:23:27

New Training Program Will Enhance National Laboratories' Defense Against Constant Threats RESTON, Va., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel today announced a program with two U.S. national security laboratories to fund multiyear positions for early-career professionals in critical cybersecurity fields. The joint effort will recruit and cultivate cybersecurity experts who can strengthen networks by applying experience from national security environments and from industry....


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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