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2014-09-02 23:04:30

Study by Thomson Reuters reveals most impactful global scientific researchers Kansas City, Mo (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 David J. Cohen, M.D., M.Sc., and John A. Spertus, M.D., M.P.H., cardiologists with Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City and the University of Missouri – Kansas City, have dedicated their professional lives to cardiovascular research, producing innovative and impactful science that has defined and shaped cardiovascular care across the country. In...

2014-08-26 08:29:19

SOQUEL, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Erodr, the new mobile social network for college students, announced today that it is opening up registration to college students everywhere in the U.S. This follows a yearlong closed pilot focused on five campuses, The University of Missouri (Mizzou), Missouri State, University of Miami Ohio, Virginia Tech, and James Madison University. Early SuccessIn the pilots, over 630,000 posts were shared with other students, about half with...

american black bear conservation
2014-08-06 11:52:15

Jeff Sossamon and Melody Kroll, University of Missouri Comprehensive study indicates genetic ‘bottlenecks’ and decreased genetic diversity could show need for increased conservation efforts. Between 1880 and 1920, the Central Interior Highlands (CIH), consisting of Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas, saw the height of deforestation that also decreased the habitat for black bears and other forest species. To combat the decline of black bears and repopulate the mountainous region, more...

2014-07-15 16:21:59

Biofuels Research: "More than 100 million acres along Mississippi and Missouri Rivers unsuitable for traditional crops but ideal for biomass" ST. LOUIS, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Enterprise Holdings Foundation donated $2 million to the University of Missouri last year to establish an endowment for sustainability energy research. Today, university researchers have already achieved promising results, specifically in the field of biofuels....

2014-05-15 08:32:38

University of Missouri student named 2014 National Winner of the Bayer Excellence in Communication Award SHAWNEE, Kan., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare LLC Animal Health today announced that Katherine Nadolny, a senior at the University of Missouri's College of Veterinary Medicine, is the national winner of the second annual Bayer Excellence in Communication Award (BECA). Incorporating effective communication skills in veterinary practice, as well as other medical professions,...

Work On Microbial Signaling Offers A Window Into Better Biofuels, Human Health
2014-04-25 03:28:23

Tom Rickey, DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory A common plant puts out a welcome mat to bacteria seeking to invade, and scientists have discovered the mat's molecular mix. The study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals new targets during the battle between microbe and host that researchers can exploit to protect plants. The team showed that the humble and oft-studied plant Arabidopsis puts out a molecular signal that invites an...

2014-04-22 12:25:49

Winners of the International Photojournalism Competition Go on Display in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, April 25, 2014, the Newseum will open "Pictures of the Year," an exhibit that showcases dramatic, award-winning images of the people, events and issues that shaped the world in 2013. The photos are a selection of the best news images from Pictures of the Year International (POYi), one of the oldest and most prestigious...

2014-02-19 23:24:47

New soil model creates step-change in predictive farm management. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 DuPont, the University of Missouri and the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) have announced an innovative new collaboration to pool soil mapping resources, predictive technologies and expertise to help growers more sustainably improve crop yields through better nitrogen application management and other field input planning. The public-private...

2014-02-03 23:03:09

Emergency Communications Network (ECN), the nation’s largest provider of multimodal notification solutions, is participating in a new University of Missouri-Columbia research study regarding emergency tornado notifications. Ormond Beach, FL (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Emergency Communications Network (ECN), the nation’s largest provider of multimodal notification solutions, is participating in a new University of Missouri-Columbia research study regarding emergency tornado...

Population Size Of Salamanders Helps Predict Forest Ecosystems Health, Inform Forest Management Decisions
2014-01-23 08:09:00

Jeff Sossamon - University of Missouri Researchers suggest a balance between timber harvest and conservation biology Woodland salamanders are small, lungless amphibians that live in moist, forest habitats throughout the US and the world. Salamanders often serve as vital links in forest food chains; their population size and recovery from major disturbances can help predict the health of forest ecosystems. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have determined that...


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Linda Godwin
2012-10-18 12:06:46

Linda Godwin is a private pilot, an American scientist, and a NASA astronaut. She was born Linda Maxine Godwin on July 2, 1952, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. She was raised in Jackson, however, and graduated from Jackson High School in 1970. She then went to attend Southeast Missouri State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and physics in 1974. She then immediately went to graduate school at the University of Missouri, where she earned a Master of Science...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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