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Image 1 - Galaxies Are Ultimate Recyclers
2011-11-18 04:02:02

New observations by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope are expanding astronomers' understanding of the ways in which galaxies continuously recycle immense volumes of hydrogen gas and heavy elements.

2011-10-27 07:00:00

Local insurance agency, Encharter Insurance, to speak about relevant social media tactics area business owners can employ. Amherst, MA (PRWEB) October 27, 2011

2011-05-12 00:00:45

Western Monmouth Utilities Authority increases productivity with integration into its GIS mapping with Discrete Wireless Web Services while reducing fuel costs by 10 percent Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 Atlanta-based Discrete Wireless, Inc., (http://www.discretewireless.com), the value leader in GPS vehicle management and fleet tracking solutions, today announced its customer, Western Monmouth Utilities Authority (WMUA), was able to increase driver productivity by 25% through integration...

2011-04-19 10:35:00

Delivering Ken Feinberg Distinguished History Lecture on Sports and Society, Weiner Will Assert Bonds and Ramirez Just tip of Iceberg and Will Recommend Corrections AMHERST, Mass.

2011-04-15 15:40:00

Delivering Ken Feinberg Distinguished History Lecture On Sports And Society, Weiner Will Assert Barry Bonds Just Tip Of Iceberg And Will Recommend Corrections Open to Public AMHERST, Mass., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former White House Drug Spokesman Robert Weiner will deliver the Ken Feinberg Distinguished History Lecture Wednesday on "Sports and Drugs--A Sordid History." Weiner said he will assert that the Barry Bonds verdict is "just the tip of the iceberg" and will...

2011-03-09 18:09:00

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, March 7, Professor Lyle Craker, Director of the Medicinal Plant Program at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, filed the final brief in his ten-year fight to persuade the Drug Enforcement Administration to allow him to grow marijuana for medical research.

2011-01-24 14:22:00

NEW BEDFORD, Mass., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New Bedford Mayor Scott Lang is bringing his Oceans and Fisheries Council to this week's meeting of the New England Fisheries Management Council. New Bedford is the Nation's top fishing port.

Word of the Day
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.